Ambiguous State and Pseudo- Sentiment

An essay on contemporary art and club culture in China, published by Kaleidoscope Asia The site of a relentless pursuit of entertainment and consumerism, for Generation Y artists raised in post reform China, nightlife and club culture reflect the blurry nature of collective memory and the feeling of emptiness in the modern urban society. At the end of 2015, Shanghai-based artist Zhang Ding “produced” a series of live performances at London's Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA), featuring psychedelic rock and experimental electronic music. The project was titled “Enter the Dragon,” named after Bruce Lee's last film. Zhang installed multiple flashing mirrors at the venue, transforming the rect

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