liu bolin: the art of camouflage
young gallery, brussels
may 7th to july 20th, 2010
new culture needs more, 2005
118 x 160 cm
edition 5 / 8
in contemporary chinese artist, liu bolin’s ‘camouflage’ series, he creates performances,
using the human body as sculpture. bolin’s interested in the human body and its position
within social surroundings – how to blend it into the environment or make it stand out
within a given social-cultural landscape. his work is based on the actual location in which he
places the human body, taking into account visual and emotional elements as well as the
social codes which are exhibited through his selected locations.
his photographic work is currently on show at young gallery, brussels.
from ‘chameleon project’
american national flag
118 x 150 cm
edition of 8
olympic emblem (no. 2), 2007
edition of 3 / 8
liu bolin was born in shandong, china in 1973.
he received his bachelor of art from the shandong arts institute in 1995 and in 2001
graduated with a master’s degree in sculpture from the central academy of fine arts – CAFA.
he currently lives and works in beijing, china.