Bookshelf(3): Li Zhenhua

Li Zhenhua, which books have inspired you over the years?

Li Zhenhua is a writer, curator, producer and artist living in Beijing /Shanghai and Zurich. He served as a nominator for our “The 8 of paths” exhibition, gracefully helped Thomas Eller and Andreas Schmid to negotiate Beijing’s vast landscape of artistic practice.

He is the founder of Laboratory Art Beijing (www.bjartlab.com) and the Mustard Seed garden (www.msgproduction.com), in 2010 he worked for the Shanghai eARTS Festival as chief planner. He has joint widely about new media art symposiums, talks, presentations in leading galleries and museum spaces around the world, such as talk in ZKM Karlsruhe (2003), Walker Art Centre Minneapolis (curated the WAVE proejct), Guangzhou Museum (as artist of the Guangzhou Triennale 2005), Synthetic Times: Media Art China 2008 (work as producer), Nanjing Triennial 2008 (work as curator). One of his most recent art work is showing in the Beam me up exhibition in Basel, an online project dealing with time and perception of our daily life, with questioning on the ontology of human being. He is an advisor for Leonardo Journal (2007) and was part of the Jury of the Transmediale Award 2010, in 2014 he curated the group show Momentum (Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin).

Yan Lei: What I like to do
Yan Lei: What I like to do: A monograph book of the artist Yan Lei, on the occasion of documenta13. I like the artist’s braveness in working in contemporary Chinese art, and the world engaged situation …
Yang Fudong: Dawn Mist, Separation Faith: A monograph book of the artist Yang Fudong in 2009, Yang Fudong as the major filmic and conceptual artist from China, been shown in Documenta11, and Venice Biennale in 2007 …
Yang Fudong: Dawn Mist, Separation Faith: A monograph book of the artist Yang Fudong in 2009, Yang Fudong as the major filmic and conceptual artist from China, been shown in Documenta11, and Venice Biennale in 2007 …
Peter Fischli and David Weiss: Will happiness find me? - A nice little book from the artists, like a big question in life, also as a reflection of the world, David passed away in 27 April, 2012
Peter Fischli and David Weiss: Will happiness find me? – A nice little book from the artists, like a big question in life, also as a reflection of the world, David passed away in 27 April, 2012
Darren Bader: Life as a Readymade: Same reason I like this kind of book from artist or for artist ...
Darren Bader: Life as a Readymade: Same reason I like this kind of book from artist or for artist …