BENOIT + BO
Was born in 2002 in Tianjin, China. Benoît is French and Bo is Chinese. Their coming together is the fruit of the blending of two cultures, two sensitivies and two different pasts. They are known in China under the name Dong Bo & Xi Bo.Their pieces are the meeting point of French and Chinese culture. They combine their knowledge and world view to create a new vision of the world,more hybrid, more contemporary which mixes their two origins, Asia and Europe, China and France.They began exhibiting their works in Paris where they lived until 2007. They then decided to set up their studio in Shanghai where they have been for a little more than tow year. They use different mediums in their artistic works: Paintings, photographies, objects… They have previously exhibited work in Paris, France and in Beijing, China.They also participate as editors at the Annual of Contemporary Art of China edited by the Beida University Press (Beijing University). Selected exhibitions: Prints / Human geography, Moa Gallery (Seoul, 2010); Paintings, Noeli Gallery (Shanghai, 2010); Prints / Love geography, Cinéma Comoedia (Lyon, 2010); Paintings / Love geography, Factory Gallery (Shanghai, 2009).