Qiu Zhijie

ObjectPing Pong

Qiu Zhijie, an artist, curator, social critic, and philosopher well versed in all media, has been a central figure in the Chinese art world since the early 1990s. In his video works Qiu’s attention is directed increasingly toward the socio-cultural phenomena of Chinese society. Using the means of the documentary, Ping Pong analyzes the myth around the national sport, revealing it to be an ideological instrument that has its roots in the political rapprochement between China and the USA.