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Shang Lie Zhou

Shang Lie Zhou

Date and Place of Birth: 23 May 1958 in Shanghai, China

Nationality: Belgian

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Education

Art and Design Department of Shanghai Light Industry University, 1978-1981

Multimedia-computer art, Shanghai University Fine Arts College, 1985-1987

Het Nationaal Hoger Instituut voor Schone Kunsten, Antwerpen, 1991-1994

Researcher University of Ghent (UG) 1994-1995

Fields of research (Selection)

  1. The interrelationship between The Canonical Texts of doctrines of Daoism and The Art of Ancient Chinese calligraphy, literature and painting during the early 80's
  2. The ancient oriental culture along The Silk Road, specialising in the mural paintings in Dun Huang caves supported by Shanghai University Fine Arts College during the 80's
  3. The interrelationship between the religion and art, specialising in the origin and development of the art of Tibetan Buddhism; original studies of Tang-ka paintings in Nin Xia; Color of The Guge Frescoes in Tibet; supported by Shanghai University Fine Arts College during the later 80's
  4. Anthropological, in situ research of collective tribal religion, ritual ceremony, social structure, folk art (ritual objects & tribal music), literature of 18 minorities in Eastern Asia; supported by Shanghai University Fine Arts College during the 80's
  5. The interrelationship between art and philosophy in ancient oriental culture supported by Ghent University during the 90's
  6. The interrelationship between art and public spaces in the social body 1997-ongoing
  7. The interrelationship between art and philosophy in cultures 2006-ongoing

Lectures

  1. "A history of Chinese philosophy"; "Eastern thinking"; "Introduction of philosophy" FVG 2006 - present
  2. "Experiments with truth, tolerance, justice and reconciliation" MUSE 2004-2005
  3. "Color in Art and History"; "Color and its philosophical contents in culture"; "Visual art in paintings" Shanghai University Fine Arts College 1985-1991
  4. "Background to the History of Chinese Calligraphy - the five basic types of Chinese calligraphy"; "Elements of Chinese Calligraphy as an Art"; "Chinese Calligraphy and literature and Daoism" Belgian calligraphy association 1997-1999

Exhibitions and Projects

In Shanghai, New York, Beijing, Brussels, Antwerp, London, Hasselt, Aalst, Oostende, Venray, Bornem, Dendermonde, Turnhout, Copenhagen, Tokyo, Kyoto, India, Paris, Andalusia, Athens, Normandy, Strasbourg, Slovakia, Budapest, Eisenstadt, Vienna, Glasgow ...

Catalogues & Books

In Shanghai, New York, Beijing, Brussels, Antwerp, London, Hasselt, Aalst, Oostende, Venray, Bornem, Dendermonde, Turnhout, Copenhagen, Tokyo, Kyoto ...

Prizes

In Antwerp, New York, Japan, Beringen, Shanghai, Beijing

Recent projects (Selection)

  • The research project "With(out) Horizons" in Asia and Europe 2012-ongoing
  • The multimedia art project "Contemporary Interplay" in Europe 2011-ongoing
  • The architectural, multimedia art project "Urban Liquid" in public spaces 2011-ongoin
  • The international philosophical art project "Walking On Thin Ice - experiments with truth, justice and reconciliation" 2007-onging