Une vie bien remplie A very fulfilled life - Prierrick Sorin

At 4pm Sunday afternoon,Sep 28,2017,well-known French video artist Pierrick Sorin will open solo exhibition,A Very Fulfilled Fife-Pierrick Sorin at Overseas Chinese Town (OCT) Boxes Museum.This is OCT Boxes Museum's Grand Opening exhibition. OCT 's Boxes Museum is entirely built and financed by the OCT Group, a non-profit public benefit organization operated and managed by the Oil Painting Department Curatorial Group of Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts.Overseas Chinese Town Boxes Museum attempts to bring a strict international standard of spatial dimension to Shunde area,giving the city a new culture calling card,bringing new energy to the Pearl River Delta Area's cultural ecosystem.

In his earlier creative work,Pierrick Sorin was known for his sense of humor,arrangement of plot,and for delving deeply into his life to bravely pick apart what he saw.From the late 1980's,Sorin has been as the protagonist in most of his short films.At the time,he was seen as we see the first 'selfie' today.The largest piece in this exhibition was created in 1994 as large-scale video installation A Very Fulfilled Life,consisting of 16 pieces of video documenting original artist performances.This artwork represented a pivotal point in Sorin's artist career.

Pierrick Sorin began in 2013 to use holographic images in his artwork.Artwork Aquarium is his most famous video installation made into a magical holographic theatre.Projecting his own image onto very realistic backdrop elements,we see art in an aquarium,the artist dancing satirically amongst a school of fish.In his most recent works For My Mother and Hennessy as its 250 anniversary celebratory artwork;the artist takes takes his holograhic technical abilities to their extreme.

Pierrick Sorin artworks are collected at the Palais de Tokyo,Foundation Cartier ,Centre Georges Pompidou ,Tate Modern (London),Guggenheim Museum (New York),and Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography.He has collaborated long term with Opera de Paris,Theatre du Chatelet (Paris),Teatro alla Scala (Italy) and other opera houses as playwright and director.He has collaborated also with Chanel(with photographer Jean Paul Goude),Cartier,Renault,Louis Vuitton,Hennessy,Galleries Lafayette and other famous brands.In Nantes (west of France),the City Government is now constructing a Pierrick Sorin Art Museum,scheduled to open two years from now.

This exhibition showcases 18 video installation artwork created between 1992 and 2017.This exhibition is hosted by Overseas Chinese Town Boxes Museum,co-hosted by Beijing Amy Li Gallery,curated by the Oil Painting Department Curatorial Group of Guangzhou Academy of Fine Art,consulting with Art and Culture Innovation Research and Development Center of Sun Yat-sen University,with assistance from Shenzhen Zhangshangmingzhu Culture and Media Co., Li.

This exhibition is in gratitude to large-scale support from Shunde District Peoples Government,Consulate General of  the  Republic will run though December 12,2017,with free access to the public.