Isabel & Alfredo Aquilizan at Cosmopolis #1.5, Mao Jihong Arts Foundation and Centre Pompidou

2 Nov 2018

Isabel and Alfredo Aquilizan are part of Cosmopolis #1.5: Enlarged Intelligence, opening to public on 3 November 2018 in Chengdu, Sichuan Province in south-west China, in collaboration with Centre Pompidou, France.

The artists are presenting “In-Habit: Project Another Country (Here, There, Everywhere)”, a specially-commissioned new installation.

Cosmopolis #1.5: Enlarged Intelligence presents artworks and programs by 60 artists and groups, exploring ecology, technology and the commons, and envisioning how we today may draw on intelligent technologies, as well as on ecological intelligence, to advance social values—rather than leaving capital to largely define the uses of these techniques and knowledge systems.

Fostering a speculative approach rooted in conceptual thinking and creative experimentation, the project includes artist residencies, concerts, talks, and educational programs taking place across multiple venues in Chengdu and in nearby Jiajiang County. Cosmopolis #1.5 is curated by Kathryn Weir, with associate curator Ilaria Conti and curatorial advisor Zhang Hanlu.

Read more about the exhibition here.

Image courtesy of the artists.