Chinese millennial artists ‘only represent themselves’ and not their country: what they have to say about the world today

//Chinese millennial artists ‘only represent themselves’ and not their country: what they have to say about the world today

Chinese millennial artists ‘only represent themselves’ and not their country: what they have to say about the world today

Millennials tend to be wired differently from those who came before them. Generational gaps in China are particularly unbridgeable because of tectonic changes in society since the 1980s, believes Chinese video artist Cheng Ran. To truly understand the China of today, he says, you have to look beyond his own cohort of “post-’80s” artists to those born a decade later.The 39-year-old has won international acclaim for his original and ambitious productions, seen to embody the cosmopolitanism of…

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