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Exhibition | Ni Haifeng

19 January—23 August, Rotterdam, NL

image: Ni Haifeng, 'The Return of the Shreds', installation view at Stedelijk Museum De Lakenhal in Scheltema (2007, Leiden, NL).

  • A new exhibition in Witte De With Centre for Contemporary Art in Rotterdam
  • Includes works by artist Ni Haifeng and many other contemporary artists
  • Reflects on how artworks and artefacts function as border-crossing vessels of ideas and traditions

What: 'An Exhibition with Works by'
When: Sunday 19 January—Sunday 23 August 2020 (open Tuesday to Sunday, 11:00—18:00) Opening on Sunday 19 January 2020, 15:00—18:00
Where: Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Witte de Withstraat 50, 3012 BR Rotterdam, NL
Organised by: Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art
Language: English
Toegang: € 6,00, € 3,00 for students and 65+. For fee: under 18/Dutch Museum Card/Rotterdampas/Witte de With and ICOM members. Free entrance for all on Friday nights from 18:00 to 21:00.


'An exhibition with works by' Athos Bulcão, Marcos Castro, Anna Franceschini, Ni Haifeng, Nicolás Lamas, Praneet Soi, Adriana Varejão, Ana Vaz, Bouke de Vries, Raed Yassin, Karlos Gil & Belén Zahera, curators: Sofía Hernández Chong Cuy and Bernando José de Souza. By focusing on an aesthetic manifestation of a world in movement, this exhibition invites you to consider a blue-and-white ceramic piece as both a vessel and a port. It gathers artworks in different media made by contemporary artists from the Americas, Asia, and Europe.

Valiz published the book 'The Return of the Shreds', which offers a multifaceted view on the works of Ni Haifeng, and considers his works in the context of intercultural exchanges. The book contains about forty beautiful photograhs of the installations of Ni Haifeng and contains contributions by Kitty Zijlmans, Nicole Roepers and Marianne Brouwer. Ni Haifeng (1964, Zhoushan, China) lives and works in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. The book is available in the Valiz online shop: https://www.valiz.nl/en/publications/the-return-of-the-shreds.html