had the rare opportunity to interview one of the world's
most renowned and successful contemporary Chinese
artist Wenda Gu.
purpose of this visit was to inquire about his newly
open exhibition for the 5th Lyon Biennale in Lyon,
France, entitled United Nations: Temple Exoticisms,
part of his continuing series of United Nations project.
The series consists of an ongoing succession of installations
realized in different parts of the world and constructed
of hair from around the world.
Mr. Gu has been invited to lecture among
various art academies, universities in Norway, Sweden
and the United States. He was a guest professor at
Cooper Union in New York City. since 1981, Wenda Gu
has participated in numerous solo and international
group exhibitions. The countries that have shown his
work include China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore,
Japan, Korea, Isreal, Australia, Germany, Norway,
France, Russia, the Netherlands, Italy, Britain, Mexico,
Switzerland, Sweden, South Africa, Poland, Canada
and the United Atates of America.