The World of Cicadas vs Normal Person is a two-man art exhibition organized by the City Art Gallery in Kuala Lumpur. It is currently on show until the 8th of August and will be featuring the works of 2 prominent artists from China, Zou Qionghui and Dahan Changzhou.
Both the contemporary artists are graduates from the highly prestigious Szechuan Academy of Fine Arts where there will be some very exciting works and techniques from them. On one hand, there is the abstract works of Zou whose pastel colored paintings are very much his trademark while on another there is the more reddish styles of Dahan to build a strong contrast between the 2 body of work.
Zhou has been an associate professor at the Chengdu Academy of Fine Arts, a position he held for more than a decade now. Born in the Sichuan province, he learnt his trade from the Sichuan Fine Arts Institute as well as at the Beijing Film Academy and more recently at the China Central Academy of Fine Arts. He has been involved in many shows include the Art Expo Malaysia in 2012 where he was part of the China Pavilion project. Meanwhile, Dahan is lecturing at the Sichuan Arts and Science Institute and was involved in exhibitions like the 55th Venice Biennial Parallel and the Chengdu Longyuan International Art Exhibition, among others.
Opening Hours: Daily 11.00am to 6.00pm