『 天 黑 前 下 山 』小巴廊 x 曾上杰
展期｜ 2018 5/19 – 2018 6/30
開幕｜ 5/19 Sat. 15:00 – 18:00 (開幕茶會)
小巴廊與當代藝術家合作展 / 非洲藝術與當代藝術的相遇
處於2018年的當代藝術家 曾上杰以雕刻創作來表達對環境及自身心境的感受，在山上的工作室中 ，透過大自然帶給他的創作靈感又會與非洲藝術作品碰撞出什麼不一樣的火花呢?
小巴廊 44 GALLERY
小巴廊44 GALLERY藉由不同的合作展，來呈現這兩個藝術領域。受到先前2013年於北美館展出的《帕克特 x 藝術家─220件合作計畫》所啟發，44 GALLERY開始思考與非洲藝術合作的可能性，非洲藝術( African Art) 在亞洲是少見的領域，但在歐美國家從20世紀開始許多藝術大師，畢卡索 (Pablo Picasso)、布朗庫西 (Constantin Brancusi)、馬諦斯 (Henri Matisse)等..都曾受到非洲藝術的啟發，在作品中轉化為另一種的可能。因此希望藉由當代藝術與非洲藝術，兩個不同的領域交集下產生新的語彙可能與視覺對話。
Collaboration with Contemporary artists / When African art meets Contemporary art
『 Down the hill, before darkness 』
44 GALLERY x Tseng Shang Jie
In 20 century, the great masters such as Picasso, Brancusi, Matisse… had a different kind of characteristic in their creations due to the inspiration of tribal art.
In 2018, Tseng Shang Jie, a contemporary artist expresses his feelings about the environment and his own mood with sculptures. In the studio in the mountains,
In the studio in the mountains, what kind of sparks are collided by his inspiration by nature and African art?
Tseng Shang Jie
After I graduated from institute in 2016, I moved the studio from Banqiao to the mountains of Sanxia. when I created works in the mountains that lonely feeling is more than when I was in school. In this experience, I deeply felt that it was different creative atmosphere from school. So I integrated the experience of this time and I wanted to use these elements to make some works, and “Down the hill, before darkness” is an exhibition under this background.
This exhibition will use stars, moons and dogs as elements. 44 GALLERY is a narrow and long space. I see this space as a mountain-like image. Trying to convey my sensory experience to the viewer.
We are looking for and sharing outstanding African art –
Inviting the artist Tseng Shang Jie, we are attracted to his prolonged and distorted expression elements in his works. Just like the unique beauty created in African art, we expect to see the spark of dialogue between the difference two.
Established in 2008, 44 Gallery dedicates to find the possibility of dialogues between African art and Contemporary art .
44 Gallery was inspired by the exhibition《PARKETT–220 ARTISTS EDITIONS ＆ COLLABORATIONS SINCE1984 》which was organized by Taipei Fine Arts Museum in 2013, and we tried to think of combining African art and contemporary art in an exhibition. African art is not common in Asia, however it has been inspired many artists like Pablo Picasso, Constantin Brancusi, Henri Matisse…and so on since 20th century in Europe and America.
Therefore, we hoped that new vocabularies and visual dialogues will be created by combining contemporary art and African art.