Big Bang China!

Location: Cadiz, Granada and Seville, Spain

Status: Ephemeral exhibition.

Year: 2009 (Cádiz), 2010 (Granada), 2012 (Seville)


First Prize (competition)

Visual Creation Award Regional TV

Nerva Film Festival


Developer: Confucius Institute of Granada

Chamber of Architects of Cádiz

University of Seville

Collaborators: Paco L. Campano

Eva Spielberger

Ariane Chiaranda

Matheus Mehler

Photo: Imagina2

The exhibition, lecture series and research program, developed and curated by baum for the Confucius Institute and The Chamber of Architects of Cádiz, focused on contemporary China’s urban change. After 2 years of research, the exhibition presented a 50-meters long continuous layout with self-produced graphic material and also documents provided by numerous main institutions, such like the British Museum or the National Urban Planning Bureau of China. The content was presented in 5 different lines of approach, 5 visions of the urban conflict to show the most important features of contemporary Chinese cities: city-nature, city-culture, city-revolution, city-spectacle and city-contrast.



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