Jennifer Wen Ma presents a spectacular smoke projection, beaming an animated image of Sun Wukong, the Monkey King, a popular and irreverent figure in Chinese mythology, onto a cloud of smoke in the sky. The movement of the smoke is choreographed by the graceful movements of a trained performer, and the Monkey King dances overhead in a playful fusion of tradition and technology.
Cai Guo-Qiang has been part of the international contemporary art scene for over two decades. Cai Guo-Qiang has proved that he was a leading and central figure of China’s contemporary art world. He has built his career as a multi-disciplinary artist, complementing his original gunpowder performances and drawings with sculpture and installation.
Australia’s largest contemporary visual arts event started in 1973. The exhibition is held only every two years in leading art venues and public sites, and is renowned for showcasing the freshest and most innovative contemporary art from Australia and around the world.