Mu Li works with video, photography, installation and performance art. His work transcends the boundaries of the artist by broadening his personal understanding of art through the works themselves. Everyday life also plays an important role in Li’s work, in which a relationship between the environment, the general public, and the artist is established. Often, the boundaries between art and life are questioned by the artist’s personal experiences portrayed in his work.
Mu Li (born 1974, Feng County, Jiangsu Province, China) lives and works in Shanghai. He graduated from the Suzhou School of Art and Design, Suzhou, 1995 and the Academy of Art of Tsinghua University, Beijing, 2001.
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Residents from China
Loredana Di Lillo
Loredana Di Lillo experiments with different media: drawing, painting, sculpture, installation, photography and video. The underlying theme in her work is the artist’s thoughts on modern society. Starting from her analysis of customs, vice and virtue, local history and identity, she reflects on everyday life through interweaving her practice with the reality she inhabits.
Loredana Di Lillo lives and works in Milan, Italy. She holds a BFA in painting from the Academy of Fine Arts of Rome. Recent solo shows include SÜD, as part of the residency Residenza d’artista- Level One, and Animal, DOCVA Viafarini, Milan. Selected group exhibitions include: Ovovia Italia 61, Un Po d’arte, Turin; Calamitati da Gino, Centro Italiano Arte Contemporanea, Foligno, Italy; Il bel paese dell’arte, Etiche ed estetiche della Nazione, GAMeC, Bergamo, Italy; Premio Lum, Teatro Margherita, Bari, Italy; Emerging Talents, Palazzo Strozzi, Florence; and The Art of Camo, Cardi Black Box, Milan. Di Lillo won the 2005 Talk to the City Prize, Milan.
Residents from Italy
Anton Cabaleiro explores the relationship between new technologies and society through digital means. His work includes the different phases of the creative process, from graphic design stages to the final audiovisual result. In his single-channel videos and video installations he mixes several techniques, such as motion graphics, animation and augmented reality, to combine real and virtual elements within the same environment. He employs concepts from landscape design, anthropology, philosophy and mass media theories to create a synthetic, clean, compact and direct work; paying special attention to how the various real and virtual layers interact with each other.
Anton Cabaleiro (born 1977 in Spain) received a MFA in Computer Arts from the School of Visual Arts, New York; a MS in Landscape Design from Columbia University, and a PhD in Art, Design and Technology at the Complutense University, Madrid. Past exhibitions include the Bronx Museum Biennial, New York; Armory Show, New York; New York University, New York; Museum of Art and Design, New York; Times Square Public Space Projects, New York; Under the Bridge Festival, New York; Museum of Contemporary Art of Vigo, Spain; the Andalusian Center of Contemporary Art, Spain; ARCO International Fair of Contemporary Art, Madrid; The Cervantes Institute, Beijing; Marisa Marimon Gallery; Marlborough Gallery; and the Loop International Fair of Video, Barcelona.