Artwork: Constellation of Cosmonauts
Artist: Lan Chung-Hsuan
Media: Archival inkjet print
Price: RMB 14,000
Constellation of Cosmonauts presents a fictional linear constellation composed of human skin dust. Each star in the constellation represents an astronaut killed in a space mission. We are all built by the fallen stardust; we are the stardust; we are the universe. Through this constellation built by the artist, the deceased astronauts become the shining stars.
ABOUT THE ARTIST
Lan Chung-Hsuan (b. 1991 in Taipei) holds an MFA in Fine Arts from Pratt Institute, New York. He remakes readymade images, historical documents, vintage and contemporary objects about war and disaster to explore the possibility of the absence of identity. Lan’s recent exhibitions include group public project “Futurology Kiosk – Future Nostalgia FM” (2022) in Weimar, Germany; solo show “Residual Heat” (2021) at AKI Gallery Leipzig Prospect, Leipzig, Germany. He has participated in residency programs such as Arteles Creative Center, Finland and 3331 Arts Chiyoda, Japan. Lan’s selected awards include Arte Laguna Prize, TDCC Contemporary Arts Award. His works could be found in the collections of Taiwan Depository & Clearing Corporation, Ardmore Three Singapore, Art Bank, and Shin Kong Mitsukoshi Cultural & Educational Foundation.
ABOUT THE GALLERY
Visible Gallery (Beijing)
Founded in 2018, Visible Gallery is the only professional photography gallery in the core area of Beijing. We pay attention to the exploration and cultivation of yound artists, and strive to manage the art project planning, art theory publishing and art collection of the gallery.
Since its establishment, the gallery has provided support for dozens of artists, including career planning, personal exhibitions, works collection publishing and art exhibitions.