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On 24 November, the Han Nefkens Foundation will present, at MACBA’s Convent dels Àngels Auditorium, the video Blue and Red (2014) by the Chinese artist Zhou Tao (Guangzhou, 1976), winner of the first HNF / BACC Award for Contemporary Asian Art, presented by the FHN in Bangkok on January 2015.

The video Blue and Red was produced during Zhou Tao’s stay in Bangkok, coinciding with a turbulent moment in the history of the country, marked by an attempted coup d’état. As a document, it illustrates the civil war atmosphere in a subjective and poetic manner. Time and landscapes mix fluidly to narrate a story of extreme sensuality, despite its semi-documentary character.

Zhou Tao "Blue and Red" , 2014 (film still)

Programme

Presentation of the video: TUESDAY 24 NOVEMBER, AT 7.30 pm. Venue: MACBA’s Convent dels Àngels Auditorium

The video can be seen until 30 NOVEMBER on Museum hours.

One always arrives to at something which one can no longer depict.
Dieter Roth