Exhibition, MoMA PS1, New York, USA.

Until August 31, 2016
Beijing-based artist Cao Fei is one of the most innovative young artists to have emerged from China. Her multimedia projects explore the experiences of young Chinese citizens as they develop strategies for overcoming and escaping the realities of a rapidly changing society. Mixing social commentary, pop aesthetics, references to Surrealism, and documentary conventions in her films and installations, the artist reflects on the swift and chaotic changes occurring in Chinese society.
The interplay between fantasy and reality animates much of the work. By collapsing extreme versions of the everyday and the fantastical into one, Cao Fei is able to vividly underscore the interior and exterior worlds of global, digital citizens navigating extreme transformation.