Design collaboration with Willie Yao.

Design collaboration with Willie Yao.

China Pop: Contemporary Year of the Pig

Saturday, February 9, 7 - 9 PM | Ages 18+

Join us for our second rendition of a cultural celebration inspired by contemporary Chinese art. Come dressed with a splash of red for good fortune and enjoy an evening to bring peace and prosperity in the New Lunar Year!

PARTICIPATING ARTISTS:

  • Jun Cen, an illustrator for world class press, such as The New York Times, The Washington Post, and The Boston Globe.

  • Liu Chang, a mixed-media artist whose work ranges from audiovisual installations to algorithmic art and interactive installations.

  • Qingshan Wang, photographer who explores the interactions between nature and human beings in urban ecosystems.

  • Zhihui Xie, ceramic artist focusing on experimental sculptures using various throwing techniques and black clay.

  • Chunmei Jia, ceramic artist who studies the topic of materiality in contemporary art.

  • Chenxi Huang, functional designer exploring a sense of playfulness that evokes the beauty of daily life.

  • Chenlin Cai, painter using the time-honored craft of inside-bottle painting, cellular structure oil painting texture, and X-ray image to interpret landscape.

ADDITIONAL FEATURES INCLUDE: 

  • DJ Skinny White spinning his signature deep and sophisticated style of house music with a mix of Chinese pop

  • “Pig roast” and lite bites

  • Good luck balloon drop-and-pop

  • Cash bar

FEATURED EXHIBITIONS:
Two exhibitions featuring Chinese artists will also be on display during this event.

HALF : HALF
A Draper Experiment by Willie Yao
January 4 -  February 24, 2019
Debuts ten site-specific pieces of paintings, video, and other media installations that explore Yao's discovery of his own identity and lifestyle as an urban citizen.

SOMEWHERE ELSE
Group Exhibition
January 18 - February 21, 2019
In a joint collaboration with The University of Delaware Chinese Student and Scholar Association (UD CSSA), we will be showcasing an exhibition of photographs from the East Coast Chinese Community.

Tickets: $25