Two persons are boxing, a young woman without a shirt and a big man. The black and white image and the timeless space make the atmosphere dream like though the hard action and sounds refer to real life and pain. Power is a statement against the power relations in our society but it can be seen as a symbolic battle for life and surveying through it.
Com&Com (artist duo est. in 1997 with Marcus Gossolt). Com&Com’s recent projects include Point de Suisse (2014), Bloch (2011), and Mocmoc (2003-08), among others. Com&Com participated in eight Biennials, such as, Venice Biennial and biennials in Shanghai, Singapore, Sharjah, and Moscow. Their solo exhibitions involve projects at the Kunsthaus Zurich, Kunstwerke Berlin and Centre Pasquart Biel (retrospective). In the last seventeen years the duo participated in over 130 exhibitions. For more information, see http://www.com-com.ch
Born in Shanghai in 1961, Yuan Gong obtained a PhD degree at the Chinese National Academy of Arts in 2012, but has immersed himself in different aspects of Chinese contemporary art since the 1990s. Being both creator and researcher, designer and planner, Yuan Gong is a multiple facets artist playing at the interface of conceptual art, performance and fine arts. Using a large variety of media, his artworks address many philosophical questions, reflecting his concerns about the Chinese society and the art system. … Yuan Gong 原弓