Happy Street and Chinese Urbanism
3rd i program: presentations by John Körmeling and Shuo Wang.
V2_ hosted a special China programme at MK Gallery during the 3rd i exhibition with presentations on Wednesday and Friday starting at 20.00, entrance free.
John Körmeling (NL)
John Körmeling is an Eindhoven based architect/artist known for his fantastic art interventions, often in public space. He is the designer of the Dutch Pavilion at the World Expo2010 in Shanghai titled Happy Street. John Körmeling talked about Happy Street and his art practice.
Shuo Wang (CN)
Shuo Wang coordinated the Shanghai workshops for the 3rd I project and closely collaborated with V2_ in this project. Shuo Wang is an architect and researcher based in Beijing, China. One of his main interests of research has been the intensifying urban dynamics in contemporary metropolis in China and the new form of collective space that emerges. He has worked on various publication projects that have recently been published in URBAN CHINA, a magazine dedicated to Chinese process of urbanisation of which you can see visual articles at MK gallery.