Tragedy Cai Guo-Qiang taxidermy installation art tigre impaled arrows shot violence against nature animals
Tragedy Cai Guo-Qiang taxidermy installation art tigre impaled arrows shot violence against nature animals

Tragedy

In his ephemeral performances, gunpowder drawings, and arresting installations, Cai Guo-Qiang explores humanity’s place in the universe and our responsibilities on Earth.

He draws us into his work with the visual language of explosion and the aesthetic of pain.

He captures the residue of human aggression, the visceral traces of violence against nature and our collective future.

He presents these traumatic visions on a continuous loop, inviting us to search for a way to break the cycle of human history.

As we struggle with the burdens of these revelations, we find hope in human ingenuity and our shared heritage of great leaps forward.

We see the vast power of our species, both in its ability to destroy the environment through exploitation and its potential to elevate life on Earth with creativity and invention.

Sculpture by Cai Guo-Qiang


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