Looks like a fish tank in home life that welcomes guests, but it is empty and has no fish tank surrounded by glass, giving a different perspective on thinking about ordinary experience. Xu Ruiqian "Is it the bathroom? ” uses the ceiling of the exhibition hall as the base for placing the works, borrowing and occupying the vast ceiling in the entire exhibition hall, while the online work “Material Row” in cooperation with Peng Yesheng (Yannick Dauby) gives the artist’s commonly used media their unique characteristics.
sound. 3_Xu Ruiqian, "Is it the Bathroom? ", composite telemarketing list media Photo Credit: Provided to Martian Anthropologists Xu Ruiqian, "Is it the Bathroom? ", composite media, dimensions vary by venue, 2020 Shi Yongjun's "Home Theater" is located at the end of the exhibition hall. The online hut was disassembled into a wooden structural skeleton in the physical exhibition venue. These brackets also constitute the inner and outer lines of the exhibition venue. Only the online can glimpse the scenery inside the wooden house.
Shi Yongjun_Family Theater + He Cairou_20200804 + Xu Ruiqian_Is it a bathroom Photo Credit: Provided to Martian Anthropologists In the center of the picture is Shi Yongjun's work "Family Theater" (ready-made objects, furniture, chairs, pottery, paintings, stage curtains, the size depends on the site, 2020). On the right is He Cairou's work "20200804" (composite media, size depends on the venue, 2020). On the left is Xu Ruiqian's work "Is it a Bathroom? 》 (composite media, size depends on venue, 2020) Online and offline competition for survival.