The exhibition RareKind China (Centre For Chinese Contemporary Art, Manchester, 5 Feb – 3 Apr 2016) will showcase the diverse visual identities of graffiti and street artists from China and the UK, who have been invited to create original work that responds to the CFCCA’s 30-year history and the international context of street art.
The participating artists are, from China: Rainbo (China Graffiti Girls (CGG)), Uncle (Afterworkshop (AWS)), Wong Ping, Filippo Cardella, Mask, Zato, Keflione, NAN (Zinan Lam) (IDT Crew), AKIM, K Real, Lei Lei (aka Ray) and 球0528; from the UK: 45rpm, Mr Penfold, Krek, James Roper, Lucy McLauchlan, Mers and Threen.
The RareKind China is a collaboration of RareKind Illustration Agency and The Temporary, wit the support of Arts Council England, Outhouse, Part of Gallery and Transnational Dialogues. The full programme of events is available on CFCCA’s dedicated webpage.
[Cover: “A Boy on Rubble” by Rainbo, Shenzhen, 2008]