BIRDHEAD

Welcome to Birdhead world again

Zurich 2016

The artists Song Tao and Ji Weiyu live in Shanghai and have been working together under the name Birdhead since 2004. In their photographic compositions they reflect their perception and emotions as witnesses of the breakneck change of their home town. The works of Birdhead have been shown a.o. in Shanghai, Oslo, Tokio, Chicago, Manchester, and Hong Kong. They were represented at the Venice Biennale in 2011 and in the “New Photography 2012” exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. In the context of the Art Basel 2016 an installation of the two artists will be on display at the UNLIMITED.

Birdhead are present in the collections of the Tate (London), the Astrup Fearnley Museum (Oslo), the Museum of Modern Art (New York) and the Guy & Myriam Ullens Foundation (Switzerland). This is their first soloshow in Switzerland. In cooperation wirth ShanghART Gallery, Shanghai.

Curated by Barbara Liebster

Invitation to the opening
on Friday, June 3, from 6 p.m.

Exhibition dates
June 4 through July 15

Opening hours
Wednesday through Friday 2 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Saturday 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.