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SONG DONG, Waste Not, 2012

SONG DONG, Waste Not, 2012
height: ca 5 cm
metal, 2 parts, edition 100
Barbican Gallery, London    € 120,- / GBP 95.-    August 2012

For his first solo exhibition in UK at Barbican Gallery, Song Dong a monumental work, Waste Not, was shown in The Curve. Comprising over 10,000 items collected by Song Dong’s mother over five decades, ranging from a section of the house to metal pots and plastic bowls to blankets, bottle caps, toothpaste tubes and toys. The installation is a tribute to his mother, as well as a meditation on family life during the Cultural Revolution.