CEAC Bert van Loo

Press release

Rolling Snowball/3-Guangzhou
a Chinese-Dutch exhibition by the Chinese European Art Center (CEAC) and Redtory Art + Design Factory, Guangzhou.

Duration exhibition: November 10 till December 3, 2012                           
Press preview:
Saturday November 10, 3 PM
Opening:        Saturday November 10  2012
Lectures:         by artistsQin Jian, Wei Na and Cathelijn van Goor, 3.30 PM

Opening Ceremony: Saturday November 10, 5 PM
Opening words by
- mrs. Ineke Gudmundsson and ms. May Lee CEAC
- mrs. Anne Luwema, Consul General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Guangzhou
- ms.  Alice Wong, Director of Redtory Art + Design Factory
- mr. Allard Schröder, Dutch writer   
Performances by artists Sigurdur Gudmundsson and Dirk van Lieshout
Also many of the participating artists will be present at the opening.

E9 Hall ,Redtory Art + Design Factory 
No. 128, Yuan Cun Si Heng Rd, Tianhe District, Guangzhou  Tel: + 8620 85574417

Rolling Snowball/3 presents works of twenty-four visual artists from China and the Netherlands who all have conducted research, produced work and exhibited in both countries in the past years. All the artists have either exhibited for, or worked as artists in residence at CEAC. The exhibition consists of photographs, sculptures, video, drawings, installations and perfomances. An exhibition catalogue will be available during the press preview and opening.
Ineke Gudmundsson, May Lee, Annelie Musters
CEAC and Redtory Art + Design Factory  

Artists                                                                                                                      Irina Birger, Broersen & Lukács, Tim Chen Chuanxi, Chen Wei, Wineke Gartz, Cathelijn van Goor, Voebe de Gruyter, Sigurdur Gudmundsson, Jia Zhixing, Jin Jing, Kan Xuan, Marianne Lammersen, Qiangli Liang, Dirk van Lieshout, Meiya Lin, Bert van Loo, Pan Fei Fei, Qin Jian, Nick Renshaw, Sandro Setola, Danielle de Vos Lama, Wei Na, Yang Jian, Zhong Zheming

Duration exhibition
November 10 till December 3, 2012 Open: Monday-Sunday 10:30—21:00
redtory@redtory.com.cn    www.redtory.com.cn  

About CEAC
CEAC, Xiamen is a non-profit art center with an artist–in–residence program open to visual artists, architects, (fashion) designers, curators, composers and writers. The art center’s exhibition calendar consists of ten to twelve shows annually, with supplementary programs including lectures and workshops, outdoor video and film festivals, and concerts.
CEAC’s main task is to establish contact between Chinese and Western cultures. CEAC residents come from all over the world, but right from the beginning the Netherlands has been the most important European country when it comes to this exchange of artists and art teachers. Dutch artists and teachers have been working for varying periods of time at CEAC and the Xiamen Art College, and young Chinese artists and teachers have been studying and teaching at Dutch art academies, and master schools of art and residencies such as the Rijksakademie, a world famous residency for international artists.
Since 2010 CEAC has been organizing events in other Chinese cities once a year. In 2010 the exhibition Dialogue - Red Snowball/1 with twenty-three European (Dutch based) and Chinese artists in the Dutch Culture Center in Shanghai as part of the World Expo was organized. In 2011 an exhibition with forty-eight international artists was held in Quanzhou in southern Fujian province. Rolling Snowball/3 in Guangzhou is the third exhibition.

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This event was made possible with the support of the Consulate General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Guangzhou, Redtory, the Mondriaan Fund, the Pauwhoffonds/Overvoorde-Gordonstichting.

Photo's of the exhibition