Xu Bing Studio Blog

Upcoming Exhibitions and Lectures : SCAD and FIU Frost Art Museum


Xu Bing will be guest speaking at the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) as a deFINE ART 2015 program honoree. The lecture will take place on the 18th of February 2015 at the Trustees Theater.

His Solo Exhibition: Things Are Not What They First Appear will be on display at the SCAD Museum of Art from the 17th of February to the 3rd of July 2015.

Click here to access the events page on the SCAD website for more information

Another of the artist’s upcoming exhibition, Xu Bing: Writing Between Heaven and Earth will open at Florida International University’s Frost Art Museum on the 21st of February. He will also be conducting a lecture about his latest work and the exhibition at the opening reception.

Click here to access the Events Calendar at the Frost Art Museum for more information.


Courier, University Art Museum, University at Albany, State University of New York (Oct. 5 – Dec. 4, 2010)

Posted in Book from the Ground, Current Exhibitions by xubing on November 1, 2010

Courier brings together a range of contemporary artists who have created works that are rooted in the physical, communicative, or iconic properties of the typewriter. From emblematic homage to pointed social critique, the works selected for this exhibition demonstrate that despite its obsolete status, the typewriter remains a potent carrier of untapped ideas. Artists include, Leona Christie/Gavin Christie, Daniela Comani, Lee Etheredge IV, Ann Hamilton, William Kentridge, Matt Liddle, Elena del Rivero, Allyson Strafella, Ignacio Uriarte, and Xu Bing, who will exhibit his interactive installation work Book from the Ground (2003-ongoing).

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ArtAsiaPacific Magazine’s “My Eight” Features “Book from the Ground” in Recent Issue

Posted in Book from the Ground, Publication by xubing on August 4, 2009
Please click on the image above to view the full "My Eight" section from a recent issue of ArtAsiaPacific Magazine.

Please click on the image above to view the full "My Eight" section from a recent issue of ArtAsiaPacific Magazine.

ArtAsiaPacific Magazine #64 features Xu Bing’s Book from the Ground (2003-ongoing). For the recurring section “My Eight,” in which artists describe 8 of their favorite things, Xu Bing has chosen to provide some background on 8 of his favorite synthesized icons from his wide-ranging icono-linguistic project that combines image recognition and language.

Wallspace* Features “Book from the Ground”

Posted in Book from the Ground, Online Curated by xubing on July 31, 2009

Wallpaper.com, the online presence of formidable British design mag Wallpaper*,  now features the curatorial dabblings of its most admired creative talents at its new online gallery Wallspace*. Xu Bing was recently invited to select and describe his favorite found icons from the wide-ranging icono-linguistic project Book from the Ground (2003-ongoing). Click on the screenshot below to have a look.

A screenshot of Xu Bing's contribution to Wallspace*.                                [CLICK ON THE IMAGE TO VISIT

A screenshot of Xu Bing's contribution to Wallspace* (Click on the screenshot to view the gallery).