Xu Qu, It’s Not a Matter of Time

Xu Qu2012

Ullens Center for Contemporary Art

Ullens Center for Contemporary Art

Xu Qu’s recent artistic practice uses direct action and directly perceptive forms to manifest the divergent truths that surround major world questions. It’s Not a Matter of Time brings with it a series of interconnected and contradictory situations, creating in the exhibition space a new temporality that lies beyond the museum in an attempt to bring the viewers out of their accustomed value system.

This artwork was featured in the UCCA exhibition "ON | OFF: China’s Young Artists in Concept and Practice, ” 2013

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  • Title: Xu Qu, It’s Not a Matter of Time
  • Creator: Xu Qu
  • Date: 2012
  • Location: UCCA 大展厅(UCCA Great Hall)
  • Type: installation
  • Rights: http://ucca.org.cn/exhibition/onoff
  • Medium: black marble pedestal, coffee cup, plaster sculpture, stainless steel installation, bucket of purified water, fire axe, knife, 2 staff workers, dimensions variable