The Basement

“The Basement,” a mixed-media installation, solo-exhibition at Richmond Art Gallery, Richmond, British Columbia, Canada, 1994 Installation Artwork included in the installation

Heads of State

“Heads of State,” acrylic on canvas and plywood, solo exhibition at Diane Ferris Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, 1992 Installation Images included in the installation

Crushed Cans

“Crushed Cans,” a mixed-media installation, solo exhibition at the Brenda Wallace Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, 1992-1993 Gu Xiong’s Crushed red Coca Cola Cans embodies the contrast of his Chinese heritage and the cultural transformation he experienced after moving to Canada, with the universally recognizable Cola cans showing both English and Chinese text. This installation[…]

Enclosures II

“Enclosures II,” a performance art with Martin, two-person exhibition at Ground Round Theatre, The Banff Centre for the Arts, Banff, Alberta, Canada, 1990 When I break through the enclosures, I find that I am still in the enclosure. Because disturbance exists for humans, they make many enclosures for themselves. It becomes an emblem of their[…]

Gu Xiong

“Gu Xiong,” ink on paper, solo exhibition, York University Fine Arts School, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, and Yangtze Art Gallery, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1987

A Distant Place 1985-1987

“A Distant Place,” solo exhibition at the University of Calgary Theatre, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, 1987; Asian Centre, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, 1987 Woodcuts, 1985 Ink drawings, 1985-1987