蔡焕升:请您欣赏

CAI HUANSHENG: PLEASE ENJOY


展期 Duration 2017.7.29-9.10

周一至周日 Mon-Sun 10:00-21:00


地址:广州市海珠区友和路汇美街1号

Add: Huimei Street No.1, Youhe Road, Haizhu District, Guangzhou



如果有一天,艺术家蔡焕升成了"快手"上的网红,我也不会觉得意外。

蔡焕升的作品具有明显的"快手"特质。一是字面意义的"快手",蔡焕升借助手机绘图软件,于片刻间完成的一帧帧图画,充分体现了数码科技时代,生产工具革新所带来的生产力解放;二则与风格意义的"快手"有关,这批描绘县城青年遭际世界之碎片的作品 ,既鲜活展露了作者的欲望纠结与幽默戏谑,又隐含了歧感的意味。蔡焕升通过对生活点滴的传移模写,在手机的虚拟戏台上勾勒了真实的人生,其作品背后所蕴藏的自我、现实及理想的拉锯与挣扎,就如作品《请您欣赏》所暗示的,每一位观者,都同为演员和看客,作为景观社会的同构者,无人得以逃脱。

蔡焕升说自己,"喜欢在画的过程中节外生枝。"这次展览的集结,正是一场庸常生活的"节外生枝"。

请您欣赏。


文 / 李耀

2017年7月23日于深圳



Say, some day, Cai Huansheng, the artist, becomes the blue-eyed boy on Deft. I wouldn't be surprised.

Cai's works possess such distinctive qualities of Deft. Firstly, it has to do with the literal meaning of "deft". With the graphics app on mobile phone, Cai has managed to finish numerous paintings in his own spare time. His works fully demonstrate the liberation of labor force brought by the innovation of production tools in the age of electronic science technology. Secondly, it's the "deft" style in his works. The exhibited paintings of Cai depict how the young townsmen are confronted with the fragmented world. These paintings are vivid expression of the artist's desire, struggle and humorous standpoint, at the same time, a metaphor for his abundant sensitive connotation. Through transferring the bits and pieces of life into lines and figures in his paintings, Cai has drawn an actual life on the virtual stage in his phone. With a bit sense of joking and a looney tone, it's just like a seesaw battle among the self, reality and ideal. A struggle of this kind, as implied in his exhibition "Please Enjoy", involves each audience, as an actor and a viewer at the same time, to be participants in a landscape society with no exception.

p.s. Cai describes himself as "a person who enjoys bringing up unexpected ramifications when painting". Consequently, this exhibition can also be summarized as "the unexpected ramifications" out of a mundane life. 

Please enjoy.


Text / Li Yao

July 23rd, 2017 in S.Z.


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