Zhou Tao

2014 FutureGreat Asia, selected by Aimee Lin

By Aimee Lin

Blue and Red, 2014 single channel HDV, 16:9, colour, with sound 24min 25sec

Born in the inland city of Changsha, Zhou Tao currently lives and works in China’s third largest city Guangzhou, where he got his BFA degree in oil painting and MFA in mixed media studies from the Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts. Since 2003 he has mainly worked with video. His art transforms real surroundings into a theatre, subject to a series of invented plotless events that are rooted in physical senses, evoked by environments and time, and expressed in a seemingly…

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