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NEW CURRENTS

Restoring the View

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Tong Wenmin

Chonghongqung

TONG WENMIN, Crawl, 2019, still from three-channel video of performance in Japan, Germany, Italy, 

and China: 22 min 48 sec,  19 min 55 sec, and 25 min 2 sec. Courtesy the artist and White Space Beijing.


Embracing performance as a spontaneous, organic form of expression, Tong Wenmin utilizes her own body to explore her relationship with her surroundings. In Lawn (2018), Tong, wrapped in a long coat stitched from green turf, silently lies face down on an expansive field next…

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