As part of the Station Museum of Contemporary Art's show in(di)visible, internationally renown performance artist Miao Jiaxin performed an installment from his Next Performance series. ExA had the pleasure of seeing Next Performance 2018 and then discussing it with him afterwards via email.
ExA: The performance at the Station Museum in 2018 is part of a multi-year series which began in 2014. What was the impetus for that series? What is the theme(s)? Is it signifi...
Belonging. Currently, it's all the rage. Literally and figuratively.
What does it mean to belong? Who should belong? What constitutes belonging? Are you born with it? Can you earn it? Buy it? Be awarded it or have it bestowed upon you? Why would someone want to belong or not want to belong? How long should belonging be withheld from someone who wants to belong? What should it cost to belong? Physically? Financially? Chronologically? Psychologically?