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All Cast To Center Stage

BY ANGIe baecker

Heading the shanghai biennale, Gao Shiming invites artists to “rehearse” their roles in the mega-exhibition.

GAO SHIMING established his art-historical concerns with his co-curation of the 2008 Guangzhou Triennal, "A Farewell to Post-Colonialism." 

At the Shanghai Biennale he is asking artists to reflect on their roles in the social construct of the biennal.

Gao Shiming is done talking about globalization. “Global, local, we’ve discussed these things to death. Nowadays, everything is ‘glocal,’” Gao told ArtAsiaPacific over tea at the Yiyun Café on the China Academy of…

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