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CCAA | Chinese Contemporary Art Award

Cultural distinction and universalism

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People are often divided by certain solidarities like race, religion, gender, class, generation etc. On the one hand these distinctions make sometimes sense. On the other hand we can't afford letting them prevail in a globalised world.
Two years ago I did a project at the Biennale in Venice: Lavapolis. Lavapolis is a fictional island in the Mediterranean where all people were refugees and had overcome those distinctive solidarities.
Here is the link to the website of the project: www.lavapolis.com
And here is the cover to the English speaking book on Lavapolis which displays the motto:

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