Zhao Yao
Vitrines sur l'art, Galeries Lafayette, Paris
Palais de Tokyo in partnership with Fondation Pierre Bergé - Yves Saint Laurent and K11 Art Foundation
July 6 - 30, 2014

Zhao has searched on the Internet the type of images that bombard us in our everyday newsfeed, of a crowd gathering to protest the change of Cantonese to Mandarin on television in Guangdong Province and an empty street during an explosion of a barricade in Istanbul. Interested in the way language and ideologies propel us into action and conflict, Zhao uses abstraction to elicit us as witness with tactile precision.

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