Alice is a whale living in the Pacific Ocean. It is said that its sound frequency is different from that of all whales, so it cannot find its own kind and communicate with them, which makes Alice the loneliest whale in the world ––––– Baidu Encyclopedia
Shi Wanwan’s practices are basically based on the interactions and negotiations with the audience in the public environment. Including the WangJing Youth completed in Chengdu A4 Art Center in 2013, The Project of Peach Blossom Trees in Changde, Hunan Province in 2017；the project But the Moon Shines on the Ditch completed in Shijiezi Village, Gansu Province in 2018；and the Fragments: Blue-and-White Plate with Pine, Bamboo and Prunus Xuande Reign, Ming Dynasty completed at the Jinji Lake Art Museum in Suzhou in 2018. In addition, the project Alice in Taipei is a project that considers the local environment. Invite community neighbors, uncles, aunts and civic students to participate in the project and draw a picture of Alice the whale with blue and green. Say hello in an artistic way to this "lonely friend" living in the Pacific Ocean!
About Artist Shi Wanwan
Shi Wanwan is a concept artist who was Graduated from Plastic Art Major of Central Academy of Fine Arts with a Master of Fine Arts degree. In 2018, Dr. studied at the School of Intermedia Arts, China Academy of Art.
He has held solo exhibitions in Tang Contemporary Art、A4 Contemporary Arts Center、Nanjing Art Institute Art Museum、HIHEY Art Center、Suhe Art Museum(Beijing)、HongKong Nido Asia Gallery, Huamaoon the first floor and so on, What else, the works have been exhibited at Ullens Art Center、China Academy of Art Museum、CAFA Art Museum、 Today Art Museum 、 Changjiang Museum of Contemporary Art 、 Shandong Institute of Arts and Crafts Art Museum、Songzhuang Art Museum、Zhengdai Museum of Modern Art、Shanghai Doland Museum of Modern Art、Seoul municipal Civic Arts Centre、Taikang Space、Long March Space、Star Space、 Beijing Times Art Museum 、 LI SPACE 、 Tianan Time Gallery 、 St. Thomas University、New Arc de Triomphe (Paris)、And the third CAFAM Biennale、 The first Yangtze River International Video Biennale、The 5th Jinan International Photography Biennale、Tokyo Art Expo Miyazu Daisuke Asia Image Collection Exhibition 、 The first Sanya Art Season 、 798 Arts Festival Young Artist Recommendation Exhibition、The 10th Beijing University Student Film Festival and so also other art institutions and exhibitions.
Now, he is living and working in Suzhou and Hangzhou.
Residency: 19th March – 23 th March, 2019
Exhibition: 24th March – 23 th April, 2019
Sharing and Discussion: 23 th March, 2019. 15:00 – 16:30
Venue：OCAC (Open Contemporary Art Center)
No.25, Ganzhou St., Datong Dist., Taipei City 103, Taiwan
Open Hour: Wen. – Sun., 14:00 – 20:00