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Pulse of the Dragon is curated by Guan Wei and Cang Xin. Guan Wei is a local artist with a Chinese heritage. He has exhibited widely around the world and he was the first Chinese-Australian artist to have a solo show at the MCA in 2019.

The participating artists emphasise themes of religious witchcraft, mythology, folk art and folk culture as methods for opening-up understandings and perspectives of Chinese culture.

Pulse of the Dragon features a dynamic line-up of Chinese and Chinese-Australian artists, who approach these concepts from their local and international perspectives.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, we were required to close the exhibition early. For those that missed the exhibition or for those that want to re-visit this fantastic exhibition we have a 3D Virtual Tour for you to explore. Click on the images to see the Switch and the Hopper galleries.

Virtual Tour picture of gallery Pulse of the Dragon dollhouse view Hopper Gallery

The exhibition artists include: Amy Fu (AUS/CHN), Cang Xin (CHN), Guan Wei (AUS/CHN [Glenfield, NSW]), Gu Xiaoping (CHN), Jiang Zhe (CHN), Palla Jeroff (AUS/ CHN), Yang Jinsong (CHN), Yang Xifa (AUS/CHN), Zhang Jin (CHN), Jin Sha (AUS/CHN).

Click here to view the exhibition catalogue

Guan Wei. Cosmotheoria. 2017. Acrylic on linen. 282x750cm 42 panels.

Videographer for 3D Virtual Tour - Dominik Mersch