DISTANCE BETWEEN: A 3-channel Video Installation

China Exchange UK will present DISTANCE BETWEEN, a 3-channel video installation created by Xiaowen Zhu, from 4 August to 9 August. Since Han Dynasty (206 BC–220 AD), once a year, on the 7th day of the 7th lunar month in the Chinese calendar, Chinese Valentine’s day has been celebrated. In Chinese mythology Zhinu, a weaver girl, and Niulang, a cowherd, fell deeply in love – but their relationship was forbidden and they were banished to opposite sides of the Silver River, or the Milky Way. Feeling sad for these quite literally star-crossed lovers a flock of magpies would form a bridge to reunite the lovers for one day every year. This year the day falls on Tuesday 9 August. Introducing Distanc

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