Artists Ren Jun & Bernar Venet: a New Silk Road between Venice and Xi’an for the Development of Urban Sculpture

Re-linking the East and West ends of the Silk Road is a particularly appropriate theme under which to host this prestigious event celebrating the development of urban sculpture.

– Preamble: Speech of the official Chinese delegation: presentation of the new city of Qin Han and its project for an international biennale of urban sculpture

– Introduction of the attending international artists: Ren Jun, Bernar Venet, Patrick Moya, Jean-Daniel Lorieux

– Keynote speech from the Chinese artist Ren Jun on exploring new ways to build a public art space in Chinese cities

– Talk from the French artist Bernar Venet about his international experience of urban sculpture and his vision. His presentation will end with the unveiling of his future world-class giant project entitled “Global Diagonals”, a world premiere.