Voebe de gruyter

visual artist


Artist website

CEAC exhibition

During my stay in China I was interested in the process involved in the making of bodiless lacquer.

I travelled several times to Fuzhou, which is the centre of famous lacquer ware.

I asked the lacquer painters how they could produce these smooth shiny surfaces in this polluted city, filled with dust of traffic and ongoing construction sites.

They replied: we polish the dust away! You will not see it in the end, the surface will be smooth!

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The CEAC art space is located in the heart of Shapowei, the art district of Xiamen.

Opening hours

Tuesday to Saturday

13:00 - 17:30

Visitor information

Siming South Road 400, 3rd Floor
Xiamen, 361005, China
Tel. 0086 (0) 592 2180850

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