Event
2022.01.15
A New Practice-Oriented Site:Macalline Art Center to Open in Beijing on January 15, 2022

Macalline Art Center is a non-profit art institution founded by philanthropist Che Xuanqiao and supported by the Red Star Macalline Holding Group Co., Ltd. Based in a 900-square-meter, two-story building, Macalline Art Center will bring together artists, curators, and cultural professionals from around the world working in a range of forms. The Center will build a practice-oriented site focused on contemporary visual inventions and become a new cultural coordinate on the contemporary art map.

Exhibition
2022.01.15
The Elephant Escaped

The Elephant Escaped attempts to respond to contemporary society and life in the post-pandemic era. Through all-new commissions by five young Chinese artists, Fang Di, Li Ming, Peng Zuqiang, Shen Xin, and Tao Hui, the exhibition will present a dialogue between independent yet enmeshed elements.

Event
2022.01.15
Foggy Times

Macalline Art Center’s inaugural exhibition “The Elephant Escaped” began with an exploration of today’s attitudes, lived circumstances, and related emotions and mentalities. During the exhibition opening on January 15, we are delighted to host a discussion between cultural scholar Dai Jinhua and novelist Lu Nei, moderated by Yuan Fuca, curator of “The Elephant Escaped.” 

Bare Screen
2020.12.24
Bare Screen

The new digital commission project Bare Screen” presents an artwork or a group of artworks created by leading artists including Tao Hui, Tianzhuo Chen, Liu Qinmin, Liu Chuang, Payne Zhu, Tan Jing & Zheng Ke, Zhang Wenxin, Tang Chao, Hu Wei, Liu Wa and other artists. 

Podcast
Cacotopia

“Cacotopia” is a podcast that brings together different perspectives and focuses on voices that may be easily overlooked in everyday life.

2021.12.03
The Cloister Project

The Cloister Project is Macalline Art Center’s special project space in Shanghai. Located on the second floor of the Cloister Apartments at No. 62 Fuxing West Road, Shanghai, the Cloister Project is a non-profit space for exhibitions, public education, and cultural exchange. 

Cacotopia
2021.05.18
Cacotopia × Future Host | Artists Project: Scripture

Inspired by Books of Mountains and Seas, the ancient Taoist classic of mythical geography, cosmology and ecology, Scripture is a book of speculative fiction that unfolds in two directions: Qinyuan, a diminutive bee-bird, who sexes and assassinates its way out of the mythological landscape. The son of a master potter from Jingdezhen wanders in New York and Antwerp as SHE, With insoluble mud on her hands.

 

“How Can I be Plural”, Chen Zhou, 2020

Macalline Art Center is a practice-oriented site focused on contemporary visual inventions. The Center engages with artists and art groups by building physical and online communities through events and research. The Center is guided by the working processes of artists, constantly re-defining and testing itself and renewing perceptual and cognitive systems in contemporary situations and contexts.