How lockdown in Singapore inspired Chinese artist Cao Fei to realise her global pandemic project

//How lockdown in Singapore inspired Chinese artist Cao Fei to realise her global pandemic project

How lockdown in Singapore inspired Chinese artist Cao Fei to realise her global pandemic project

Singapore only became the backdrop for Cao Fei’s latest work because of Covid-19, but the much-in-demand artist, known for creating surreal videos concerning the epochal changes that her generation in China has witnessed, discovered that the “theatrical” nature of the city state allowed Isle of Instability (2020) to become an artistic monument to the many ups and downs that have emerged during the global pandemic.The 42-year-old Beijing-based artist had flown to Singapore in January for the…

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