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MadeIn Company – Movement Field, 2013

Movement Field, 2013 est l’oeuvre qu’a réalisé MadeIn Company pour la 12e Biennale de Lyon à la Sucrière

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Xu Zhen ‘In Just a Blink of an Eye’ 2005

Xu Zhen ‘In Just a Blink of an Eye’ 2005

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Yu Honglei at Magician Space, Beijing

The current exhibition at Magician Space in Beijing (China) is a solo show of the artist Yu Honglei. Yu Honglei’s third solo exhibition is titled Everything is Extremely Important: There is Nothing That Will Not Come Back Again. The artist presents three perspectives with a video work, sculptural objects in the main exhibition room, and the exhibition as a whole (more info after the break).

Yu Honglei was born in Inner Mongolia in 1984. The artist currently lives and works in Beijing.

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Finding Young Artists with Leo Xu Projects


Finding Young Artists with Leo Xu Projects 

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“Turbulent” by MadeIn Company

“Turbulent” by MadeIn Company

End of last year, MadeIn Company presented in its solo exhibition “Action of Consciousness” a series of oil paintings using classic techniques (“Prey”). This work re-created an aesthetic experience of local realism, using performing methods. “A new age creation of local realism”. Now, a few months later, this action has been turned into “Turbulent”.

“Turbulent” mainly consists in black, abstract, cage-like patterns painting of various sizes and shapes, all created with black spray paint, from a set point towards the borders of the canvas. Nozzles have been left on the work indicating its creation process. This simple action and combination, provides a new way of appreciating abstract painting. Read more…

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David Chang – Vice

David Chang – Munchies – Vice Magazine.
Momofuku’s owner and chef takes VICE on the town and explains the mysteries of his mythical pork buns and the art of snacking through the night.

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Physique of Consciousness: Spiritual Fitness ( Madein Company )

“Physique of Consciousness” is the first cultural fitness exercise ever made, initiated by MadeIn Company. It comprises movements derived from dance, gymnastics, spiritual and cultural rituals. The whole series is composed of more than two hundreds steps and moves inspired from a hundred ceremonies, worships and traditions accumulated through the History of Humanity. It combines physical and spiritual virtues, enhancing body conditions and well-being. As dance can be a form of expression and as ritual is usually linked to civilizations, the spiritual fitness “Physique of Consciousness” reflects the diversity of human ideologies. “Physique of Consciousness” consists in ten exercises, as ten chapters, with a progression of levels from easy to hard. The whole set of exercise lasts for thirty minutes. Movements are flowing, peaceful and aesthetic, accompanied by a relaxing music. This fitness exercise is open to any public, young people as much as elders, it has various benefits such as maintaining a healthy physical condition, strengthening muscles, joint mobility, and improving the immune system. It can also bring peace of mind, by relieving stress and providing a feeling of wellness. The diversity of the movements participate to the enhancement of memory capacity and focusing function.

“Exercise 1”: the keyword of Exercise 1 is serenity. As a preparation for the other exercises, the Exercise 1 consists in slow meditative movements to relieve stress and enter in harmony with the universe.

“Exercise 2”: the Exercise 2 includes various hand movements: expressions of worship that were passed on from a generation to another through the History of Humanity. These movements because of their complexity also constitute a good brain exercise and are particularly recommended to the elders.

“Exercise 3”: Exercise 3’s main theme is ‘cycle’, a series of various repeated movements to improve focus and intensifies emotions. Rotating movements where feet and hands are synchronized enhance awareness of the body.

“Exercise 4”: the Exercise 4 is based on ceremonial and folkloric dance steps as well as trance movements, bringing joy and pleasure. This vigorous exercise, constituted of rhythmic bounces and jumps increase inner energy beneficial to the body.

“Exercise 5”: in the Exercise 5, turns from trance dance mixed with challenging postures improve balance, focus and strength. The achievement of these movements provides a feeling of confidence and power.

“Exercise 6”: the Exercise 6 includes prostration of the body, dance steps and movements venerating Nature, Earth and Cosmos. A series of jumps from primitive dance gives a sensation of freedom and strength.

“Exercise 7”: the relaxed body is now prepared to the Exercise 7, which is centered on meditation. Hands movements bring peace of mind and form a continuous, harmonious flow in the body, all contributing to the development of knowledge and wisdom.

“Exercise 8”: exercise 8 is based on tolerance, openness of mind, and contemplation. Variations of movements from lying on the ground to balance postures reflect worship for the sky and for one another.

“Exercise 9”: the themes of Exercise 9 are dedication and acceptance, contributing to deliver one’s mind of negative thoughts. This feeling is expressed through various squat and kneeling postures, as well as hands movements.

“Exercise 10”: the Exercise 10 constitutes the apogee of these series of movements, gathering concentration, reverence, peace of mind and openness, through hands gestures. Body and mind are unified, filled with a feeling of wellness.

The movements in “Physique of Consciousness” present numerous symbolic meanings, issued from various cultures and civilizations of different periods and regions. The fitness exercise, “Physique of Consciousness”, by definition reflects the spirit of Humanity, it describes and depicts Human “consciousness”. This sport ensues from contemporary thoughts and reflection on today’s World, and aim to provide a solution to the continuous antagonism between body and mind. Throughout History, exploration and control of body and spirit have always been a central matter, and the establishment of “Physique of Consciousness” results from researches led by MadeIn Company on this topic. “Physique of Consciousness” is presented with a CD-Rom, a demonstration by a teacher as well as an instruction manual in Chinese and English.

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