Qiu Zhijie

Born in Zhangzhou, 1969

Qiu Zhijie is known for his calligraphy, photography and video-installation works.
His art practice incorporates various media: sculpture, painting, printmaking, photography, video as well as performance and installation. In his work he often intertwines the humanist practice embedded in the aesthetic legacy of the Chinese art tradition with political narratives and critical theories dominant in international modern and contemporary art. Contributing vastly to both discourses, he also works on bridging the two value systems. His work often touches upon political and social history as well as current affairs. Through juxtaposition of traditional techniques with conceptual forms, Qiu Zhijie’s work aims at rereading and reinterpreting existing sociopolitical narratives and creating a space for a potential debate.

The Making of a Museum
The exhibition The Making of a Museum presents seven internationally renowned contemporary artists who...
22 Nov 2014 - 31 Mar 2015
Qiu Zhijie: Racing Against Time
After the solo show at the Beijing gallery in 2013, Galleria Continua presents, for the first time in...
13 Feb 2016 - 01 May 2016
Galleria Continua
Chianti, San Gimignano, Volterra
A quartet is a musical composition written for an ensemble of four musicians or singers. If it were composed...
02 Jul 2016 - 02 Jul 2016
Arte Continua
Time Test: International Video Art Research Exhibition
Co-presented by CAFA Art Museum and Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum, Time Test: International Video Art...
02 Jul 2016 - 28 Aug 2016
CAFA Art Museum
Hong Kong
ShanShui Within
Fifteen contemporary Chinese artists, including Ban Lei, Gu Wenda, Pan Xi, Qiu Anxiong, Qiu Zhijie, Sun...
03 Sep 2016 - 20 Nov 2016
MOCA Shanghai
Art In The City – Take Me Out
“Take Me Out” is the main exhibition of “Art In The City Festival 2016” that...
10 Sep 2016 - 09 Oct 2016
chi K11 art museum
The End Of The World
On the occasion of its reopening, the Luigi Pecci Centre for Contemporary Art presents the exhibition...
16 Oct 2016 - 19 Mar 2017
Centro per l’Arte Contemporanea Luigi Pecci
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