Solo Exhibition Project - Unnamed RoadNov. 1 - Nov. 26, 2023  Venue 2/F, Building 3, The INLET

This exhibition is ZHOU Songkai’s personal project, curated by GUO Yujia and LYU Yinuo as executive curator. The visual-audio assemblage of artist’s painting and moving image summon the site as a road of walking.When the road stretches itself to its end,it is the moment that the road begins-----reciprocates as such. Such reciprocation means lingering in this alienated but acquainted field, as if a vagrancy in homeland. 

Viewers wander here, and the works here reveal and open themselves in their regarding on this walking road, hence the very time the name of this unnamed road is summoned.



Zhou Songkai

Zhou Songkai was born in Henan, China in 1992.  He studied filmmaking, literature and aesthetics at the China Academy of Art and the Royal College of Art.  His works focus on the dialogue between the individual existential condition and the collective memory of public life.  He continuously explores and inquires about the kinship between natural elements and human beings, as well as the historical traces of landscapes and objects in the living space of the current technological era.  The road serves as a metaphorical imagery in his works, weaving the individual's personal experience of fate and freedom, existence and emptiness.  His works span a diverse range of forms such as poetry, painting, film, photography and other artistic media.  In his film works, he utilises non-logical implicit narrative to explore the visual poetics of cinematography in the flow of time.