Art Pavilion Burgbrohl

ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE – 12. Sept. until 06. Nov 2016

Presentation of the artist with a cooking action: 24. September 2016
Exhibition "BE MY GUEST!" 04. and 05.11.2016

In your performance project "Be my guest!" turned Yingmei Duan interactively to the people. Yingmei Duan has implemented since 2003, over seventy "Collaborative Performances" in the world. Their work is often done in the process, and can extend over long periods of time, in the process, it combines Performance, Video, sound and installation art.

She works particularly like to work with people from different cultures, age groups and habitats. They met during their stay in the ArtLab of the art pavilion in the whole of the brohl valley Region of the people between 8 and 88 years, with people from Eritrea, Afghanistan, and Bosnia creative worked together and diverse inspiration, and also of Wonder and questions caused. The common experiences were processed by Yingmei and your guests in paintings, photographs, or appropriate other media, and at the conclusion of your stay and Yingmei Duan in the art pavilion is issued and listed.

Yingmei Duan was born in 1969 in China. In its beginnings, it belongs to the Chinese avant-garde and lives in Beijing at the legendary East Village art district as a painter. In 1995, she participates in the Performance "To add one meter to an anonymous mountain", which has become a classic of Modern Chinese.

For pure performance artist, she is under the influence of Marina Abramovic, where she studied from 2000 to 2004 at the HBK Braunschweig. There, she also works for a year, in the case of the filmmaker and performance artist Christoph Schlingensief. In the past 16 years, she has made on numerous national and international exhibitions, Festivals and Workshops with their Performances a name. For example, Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam (2005), La Biennale di Venezia in Italy (2007), house of the cultures of the world in Germany(2009), Guangzhou Live in China (2010), Lilith Performance Studio in Sweden (2011), Hayward gallery, London (2012), Glynn Vivian Art Gallery in Swansea in Wales (2013), He Xiangning Art Museum in China(2014), The 19th Biennale of Sydney in Australia (2014) and Solyanka State Gallery, Moscow(2015)