Art project


Venize Biennale

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Category: Performance, photograph, video, installation, sound art, web news art

Concept and Plan:Tan Tan

Artist: Tan Tan, Eric Bribosia

From November 2015, working in progress

 

On 23rd, November 2015, one day after the closing day of the 56th International Art Exhibition of Venice Biennale, artist group TanBo announced to the world that they won the first "Super Lion Award" of “Venize Biennale”in the art history! Following, they spread an “online exhibition” with their awarded works in several editions of web news on online platforms such as Facebook,WeChat,etc. Until now, they still often receive congratulations from their worldwide friends one after another...

From 2016, Tan Tan and Eric Bribosia have been working on "Venize Biennale World Tour" all around the world. Every exhibition of the tour is composed of photographs, videos, installations, and performances, in accompany with online interactions with the audience throughout the whole course. The First stop has been held in China, at Chongqing Changjiang Contemporary Art Museum, Chongqing, in June 2016.

 


Unknown ritual

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Category: Performance, photography, film/video,installation

Concept and Director:Tan Tan

Artist: Tan Tan, Eric Bribosia

From February 2015, working in progress

This is a long-term intermedia art project that composed of several "episodes" of films, which can be also shown in diverse ways such as installation, performance art/theatre. 

It focuses on site-specific art creation, meanwhile explores the subjects of rituals, improvised actions, attempts to create magical and unknown journeys that composed by performance and music. Along with the tracks of TanBo's life, these journeys are being expanded to many places in the world, and to the inconspicuous spots around you...

"Unknown Ritual No.1" was undertaken in Wuhan, a typical big city of China, which is Tan Tan's hometown. TanBo started an “unknown ritual” with 5 other performance artists in several surreal places, to explore the struggling between the society and their ego…

The work is in a structure of a trilogy, with three chapters as "The Man's World', "The Hell", "The Heaven".