Cai Guo-Qiang: Life is a Milonga

The great chinese artist Cai Guo Qiang presented his first exhibition in Argentina at Fundacion Proa, La Boca, called Impromptu.

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Known as a man of “Fireworks”, this exhibition reflects an approach with some traditional manifestations of Argentinian culture: Tango for example…

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Cai’s use of gunpowder has become central to his practice, leading to his experimentation with explosives and the development of his signature ignition events.

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His gunpowder work, in addition to his repertoire of installations and social projects, draws upon Eastern philosophy, Maoist sentiment, and contemporary social issues.

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Titled Life is a milonga: His artistic proposal integrated fireworks, music, dance, and audience participation.

More information: Fundación Proa 
http://www.caiguoqiang.com

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