October 29, 2019

On October 31 2019, Xiaowen Zhu will participate in a reading event organized by Literally Speaking at Lettrétage in Berlin. She will read an excerpt from her debut novella The Red Freezer, a homicidal love story inspired by a true crime in Shanghai. 


October 20, 2019

Centre for East and South-East Asian Studies at Lund University, Sweden, has invited Zhu Xiaowen to give a talk on 25th October 2019. This talk presents artist Zhu Xiaowen’s diverse practice as a visual poet, social critic, and aesthetic researcher. 

Date: 2019-10-25 13...

August 12, 2019

Xiaowen Zhu has been selected for Default 19 Masterclass in Residence that will take place in Gagliano del Capo from the 8th to the 13th of October 2019. 

During the residency, Xiaowen is highly interested in creating discussions and experiments around the topic of “ext...

November 1, 2018

Wed, October 17, 2018

Fowler Museum at UCLA

Dir. Xiaowen Zhu, 2015, 30 minutes

Oriental Silk explores the worldview of Kenneth Wong, the owner of the first silk importing company in Los Angeles. In this intimate portrait, he shares how his parents, first-generation Chines...

November 1, 2018

On Sunday, October 13, 2018, Xiaowen Zhu and documentary subject Kenneth Wong joined the screening of Oriental Silk, Zhu’s short film on the history of the first silk importing company in Los Angeles, at USC Pacific Asia Museum. Their conversation explored th...

September 14, 2018

Opening at c/o Kunstpunkt
27 SEP, 7pm

Four female artists follow the hidden history of migrants and aspects of colonialism. By unfolding individual experiences through dialogue and the archeology of places, they explore the subsequent inscriptions that define the psycho...

August 23, 2018

For one week, from August 20th to 25th, Xiaowen Zhu works at the Flutgraben Art Factory, the largest artist-run space in Kreuzberg, Berlin, as part of the Occupy Flutgraben–Open Call intervention. 

She installed her work The Details Are Invented, a video installation pi...

June 1, 2018

Brief Encounters on the Milky Way was presented at the Athens Digital Arts Festival in Greece from 24-27 May, 2018.

Athens Digital Arts Festival is an International Festival which celebrates digital culture through an annual gathering.

March 23, 2018

Arthub and MOUSSE launched a collaborative publication of a trilogy: Shanghai Contemporary Art Archival Project 1998–2012, Arthub From China to a Global Network 2008–2018, Aurora Museum and Arthub, Contemporary Art within a Historical Collection 2013–2016.

The aim of th...

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