CCAA | Chinese Contemporary Art Award

Beatrice Rutz
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»First I learnt from the course that the CCAA needs more documentation. It needs to get hold of its own history. I also understood that nowadays it's more about making (uncensored) Chinese Cont…

Where is the CCAA heading?

Beatrice Rutz, 15 May 16

»After the political opening of China, artists made use of their new options. They tried out new techniques and made contentual statements. I think in a first period a denial of everything that…

How does engaging with art help us to better understand Chinese society?

Beatrice Rutz, 07 May 16

»Maybe the changes can be summarized as follows: In the beginning, the aim of the CCAA was finding THE unknown artist, since almost every artist was unknown. Now its more finding a UNKNOWN art…

Development of the Unknown Artist

Beatrice Rutz, 06 May 16

»On the one hand, the CCAA established a system to locate participants doing contemporary art not necessarily influenced by state authorities, academies or 'taste'. On the other hand, the list …

How can the CCAA be understood as a research tool?

Beatrice Rutz, 27 Apr 16

»I live in Switzerland, and my cultural background is swiss. On a daily Basis, I experience culture in a rather passiv way, i.e. trough media and advertisement. The culture I meet thereby seem…

Global Culture

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Beatrice Rutz, 15 Apr 16

»Art makes me feel happy. I love broadening my mind by joining this course about Chinese Contemporary Art.

My motivation

Beatrice Rutz, 15 Apr 16