Arken Museum of Modern Art

Qiu Anxiong

09 Feb - 09 Jun 2013

The New Book Of Mountains And Seas II
9 February – 9 June 2013

From February the Chinese artist Qiu Anxiong’s video installation The New Book of Mountains and Seas II can be experienced for the first time at ARKEN.

The work, which Qiu Anxiong (b. 1972) has created from 6000 of his hand drawings, presents a poetic account of how biochemistry, cloning and other new technologies intervene radically in nature and human life. Qiu Anxiong (b. 1972) takes his point of departure in the more than 2000-year-old Chinese "geography book" Shang Hai Jing (The Book of Mountains and Seas), which maps the known world on the basis of the mythological world-picture of the ag

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