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Ou Ning


Ou Ning is an all round creative genius and pioneer of Shao FoundationChutzpah! or《天南》and Get It Louder (read my 2010 review here). He has just finished wrapping up the Chengdu Biennale, focusing now on Bishan Commune, an intellectual group who devote themselves to rural reconstruction in China. “The goal is to spark a renaissance for rural areas in the face of hardships caused by pressing urbanization and the impact of global agricultural capitalism. Designers have been invited to sketch their vision of the Bishan Community, its living facilities and construction.” Read more via Moleskine.

Photo courtesy of Sun Xiaoxi for Shao Foundation.