Kan Xuan | the artist




The artist Kan Xuan
Born 1972, XuanCheng, An'hui, China.
Lives and works in Amsterdam, Nederland.

Style and technique of the artist: Photography, Video, Istanbul Biennial,


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Humor, lightness and grace as well as deep irony and dramatic sceneries characterize the works of the Chinese artist Kan Xuan. While using simple and clear images, she expresses her desire for a more direct, simple and original understanding of life…
"Peace"
As Kan Xuan lifts some mysterious gauze, which covers a girl, the body is still the same, but imagination leaves with heresy. She’s a woman, and likes to use others’ eyes to observe inner anxious spirit.
Although she realizes photographs, installations and performance, she mainly works with video, and is now considered one of the most important female video artists in China. Her videos highlight the trivial elements, feelings and sensations which we experience daily but often rarely notice…


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