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Wang Wei 王卫

Born in 1972, Beijing, China

Lives and works in Beijing, China

Overview

A scaffolding structure that betrays in scope its bird-trapping origins; an erected rectangular red brick wall built to then be demolished following a seventeen day period; a fully foliated panda house that one can peer into but not access. These are but worded examples of the immersive installations created by the Beijing-based artist Wang Wei (b. 1972). Conceived not so much as artworks but rather vehicles for situating artifice in the context of life, Wang Wei actively appropriates existing s...Read more