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In 1986, Gu Xiong first visited Canada as an artist-in-residence at the Banff Centre for Arts. His works were very well received during the residence; hence he was invited for a second residency at the Banff Centre for Arts in 1989, and subsequently immigrated to Canada. Since then, Gu Xiong has been living and working[…]

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A River of Migration

“A River of Migration,” a mixed-media installation, 150 cast white plaster salmon fish, 150 pair of white sucks, solo exhibition at the San Juan Islands Museum of Art, Friday Harbor, Washington, USA, 2016 “A River of Migration” addresses migrant histories, as well as contemporary issues revolving around them today. The river is a metaphor for the[…]

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Becoming Rivers II

“Becoming Rivers II,” is a mixed-media installation held at Main Gallery of Centre 3 for Print and Media Arts, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, 2015. This work was part of a group exhibition “- Home (Hyphenated Home)” that took place in several locations in Hamilton, Ontario.  Installation

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A Journey Exposed

“Gu Xiong: A Journey Exposed,” a mixed-media installation, solo exhibition at the Gordon Smith Gallery of Canadian Art, North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, 2014 Some of the prints included in this exhibition are now part of the permanent collection of Washington State Arts Commission. Please visit Washington State Arts Commission’s website for more information. Installation   Artwork included in the[…]

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Behind Glory

“Behind Glory,” a mixed-media installation, two person exhibition “Attempt of Image Narration,” at Boya Art Museum, Central China Normal University, Wuhan, China, 2013 Installation Photographs displayed in this exhibition

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A Room Filled with Memories

“A Room Filled with Memories,” a multi-media installation, two-person exhibition, “Chongqing 5” at ATELIER AM ECK, Himmelgeister Str. 107E. Düsseldorf, Germany, 2013 Installation Artwork included in the installation

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Invisible in the Light II

“Invisible in the Light II,” a mixed-media installation, solo exhibition at Boya Art Museum, Central China Normal University, Wuhan, China, 2012-2013 In British Columbia and Ontario, there are hundreds of thousands of international temporary migrant workers who labour on farmlands and in greenhouses. They come from Mexico, Jamaica and other Central American countries to work[…]

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Coquitlam Waterscapes

“Coquitlam Waterscapes,” a mixed-media installation, solo exhibition at Evergreen Art Gallery, Coquitlam, British Columbia, Canada, 2012 Installation Artwork included in the installation

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Waterscapes: Reframed

“Waterscapes: Reframed,” a mixed-media installation, solo exhibition at Reach Gallery Museum in Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada, 2011 Installation Artwork included in the installation

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Waterscapes

“Waterscapes,” a multi-media site specific installation, solo exhibition at Richmond Art Gallery, Richmond, British Columbia, Canada, 2010 You may watch a video featuring this exhibition on the video page prepared by the gallery. In addition,  4 videos were featured in this exhibition and are all available to watch by visiting the video page. Installation Artwork included in the installation

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Gu Xiong/Yang Shu

“Gu Xiong/Yang Shu,” a multi-media installation, two-person exhibition at Beijing Center for Contemporary Arts at Legation Quarter, Beijing, China, 2008 Installation Artwork included in the installation  

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Red River

“Red River”, a multi-media installation, solo exhibition at Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, 2008 Installation “Entwining Rivers,” acrylic on paper, 2008 This painting features three separate rivers, Rain River on top, Red River in the middle, and Yangtze River at the bottom. While these rivers do not meet on a map, they are joined by[…]

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Shifting

“Shifting,” solo exhibition, Diane Farris Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, 2005 Installation Artwork included in the installation