Address: 4/F, Suit B7-3A, 706 North 1rd St.,2 Jiuxianqiao Rd. (798 art zone),Chaoyang District, Beijing
We are thrilled to introduce our new residency artist Tim Woodward from Australia, he will stay with us from October to December.
Working across mediums with a strong focus on sculpture, Tim’s practice explores the concept of an ‘aspirational body’, a body manoeuvring the service economies and material cultures of our time. Through the production of video artworks and assemblage sculpture, his work uncovers new ways of thinking through objects a...
Address: IFP Studio, 4/F, Suit B7-3A, 706 North 1rd St., 798 art zone, Chaoyang District, Beijing
We are honored to announcethat Liu Yaohua's solo exhibition The Placement is having its opening at IFP.
This is an exhibition that does not hold its common features, for the exhibition neither shows any specific "work", nor any creation on the behalf of "object" by the "artist". In this show, Liu Yaohua will use IFP as a space of every-day activities to present his reflections on order and our shar...
Institute for provocation is pleased to invite you to an one-night exhibition Mobile Theatre, a commissioned work by Beijing based artist Dai Chenlian.
This show starts with the concept of ‘mobility’, aiming for re-piecing together the forgotten and scattered points in time in context with the spatial condition of Institute for Provocation. Composing and editing the spatial relationships, physical situations and oral histories ge...
Michael Oppitz : How to make film in rugged mountains?
Time: 2019.07.26 Friday 7PM - 9PM
Address: Institute for Provocation, 4th Floor, ZUCZUG Space, B7-4A, 1st North Street, 798 Art District, Chaoyang District, Beijing
Organizer: Moonchu Foundation
Imagine a ten days’ walk through Himalayan mountains; imagine heavy Arri film equipment as used in the late 1970ies; imagine a local society in which nobody has ever seen a film; and imagine a village with no electric light; … and you have the conditions for a film as indicated in the title.
The idea to make a film in such a remote place was generated b...
Time: 2019.05.10 Friday - presentation starts at 7PM
Address: Institute for Provocation, 4th Floor, ZUCZUG Space, B7-3A,
1st North Street, 798 Art District, Chaoyang District, Beijing
Institute for Provocation cordially invites you to our new venue to attend a presentation by Monika Czyzyk this Friday, 10th of May. At the same time, we are proud to announce the new IFP space. Please stay till late for our launch party!
IFP moved out of No.13 Courtyard in Heizhima Hutong last month and has just settled in ZUCZUG space in 798 Art District,...
Address: Institute for Provocation. Heizhima No.13, Dongcheng District, Beijing
Time: 2019.03.30 Presentation starts at 4 pm, party till late
Institute for Provocation welcomes you to attend a presentation by Simon Wald-Lasowski this Saturday, 30th of March. Also, since IFP is going to move to a new venue soon, we would like to see all of you gathering and drinking together one more time in this lovely courtyard studio. Come to check out the presentation and the party!
Simon Wald-Lasowski (b. 1980, Paris) is doing a 6-month residency...
IFP New Exhibition | XIE Yi’s Project：V-Ray–Rehearsal for Reification
Opening Party: 10th March, 2019, 4pm
Exhibition duration: 2019.03.10 - 2019.04.08
Address: Institute for Provocation · Black Sesame Space. Heizhima No.13, Dongcheng District, Beijing
“A relation between people takes on the character of a thing and thus acquires a ‘phantom objectivity’, an autonomy that seems so strictly rational and all-embracing as to conceal every trace of its fundamental nature: the relation between people.”
—— History and Class Consciousness: Studies in Marxist Dialectics, Georg Lukács
Doctor L specialises in bloodletting, the Therapy of Channelling in traditional Chinese medicine. In an online album only visible to herself, she files the cases she has handled according to their locations; intractable and rare diseases - shown as all kinds of abnormal blood samples - are filed in a separate folder. (When Doctor L is "bleeding" a patient, her assistant Y takes photos and films alongside...
Part-fiction documentary into the New Silk Road. AAA Cargo traces the anticipation of infrastructure and trade on a planetary scale, following its distribution networks which are expanding across vast regions between China and Europe. Here, government efforts to speed up the movement of trade collide with more-than-human choreographies of sand, people and goods.
A film by Solveig Suess, script in collaboration with Ming Lin, s...