Artist: Wenhua Shi

Exhibit: Night Song

Lewellyn Gallery


1) Sing to the Sky

  • Piece recognized basic vowel noises
  • Used Chinese and English characters
  • Inspired by Raoul Hausmann – 1913 Dada Movement

2) Fish’s Night Song

  • Graphic lines and curves
  • Based on visual poem by  Christian Morgenstern
  • Blue color sets the mood and is cheaper

3) TVs and Video Screens

  • Cameras were to document change
  • They tell a personal story
  • Left screen is Nixon’s first visit to China
  • Main screen- girl descending stairs
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