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SHAO YI 邵一
b. 1967, works and lives in Hangzhou, Shanghai

SHAO YI 邵一
2014
The Crushed Mirror Glasses by the Fist, Silk Screen Printing (Words Excerpt from Benjamin), Handwriting Comments by Red Marker Pen
80(H)*60(W)cm
SHY_0379

Nowadays, video and mass media is no longer the carrier of mechanical reproduction. They smash the previous physical experience of people, and then revitalise them, to make modern expression of Scientism to be invalid. Meanwhile, contemporary thoughts still pin their hope onto “red” or “blue” modernism, to make a critical judgment about contemporary society.

Before an exhibition in 2014, Shao Yi had a discussion with young scholar Zhang Wei through annotating the excerpts of Benjamin’s writing “The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction”. Then he made silk printing on the mirror glasses and smashes them in the exhibition space. By using the glass as a metaphor, Shao Yi presented the violence in peaceful daily relationships between flesh and object, body and object, so that to compel the original feeling between human and object.

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In principle a work of art has always been reproducible. Man-made artifacts could always be imitated by men. Replicas were made by pupils in practice of their craft, by masters for diffusing their works, and, finally, by third parties in the pursuit of gain.

Note 实践: The key point is, practice needs to use skill, hand and heart.
Note 复制: The reproduction as the copy of the works
Note 第三种: Three main bodies, abstracting three kinds of skills

Related Exhibitions:
Summer Wind Flirts among Words ShanghART, Shanghai 07.27, 2019 -08.28, 2019
1+1=SiO² Sanshang Art Museum, Hangzhou 06.21, 2014 -07.12, 2014


Related Texts:
E-Books:
Shao Yi: 2014.6.21 PDF 2016



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