Xⁿ Office由艺术史研究员徐丹和艺术家倪有鱼共同发起当代艺术展览策划小组。在数学语言中,X代表任一数,N代表自然数集,都具有未知和无限的含义;X . N 恰恰是中文“虚拟”的首字母,无论在上海、布鲁塞尔或是柏林,Xⁿ Office并不构筑一个真正意义上的实体办公室,而旨在从美术史学理论的角度和艺术家实践的角度双向出发,试图策划一系列兼具论文研究和实验性的策展活动。

 

Xⁿ Office is a curator group initiated by art history researcher Xu Dan (Penny) and artist Ni Youyu. In the mathematical language, X is variable, could be any number, letter or equation. N refers to all natural numbers. They both link to the concept of "Infinitive variation". In the Chinese language, X and N are also the capital letters of the word "virtual", Xⁿ Office is not a physical space. It refers to the conceptual space with the aim of developing a series of research-based experimental art projects.

徐丹 Xu Dan Penny

 

2011年毕业于澳大利亚新南威尔士艺术管理系,目前在布鲁塞尔自由大学攻读艺术史博士。策展人,美术史研究者,同时从事艺术写作和著作翻译。自2011至今,于今日美术馆,威尼斯双年展,中央美院美术馆,布鲁塞尔艺术中心等主要美术馆、国际艺术节,参与展览策划和组织。她于2014年翻译出版了《艺术迷的自白:佩姬·古根海姆自传》,同时定期为《艺术论坛》、《艺术与设计》等刊物写作。

她与艺术家倪有鱼共同组成策展小组,分别在上海大学美术馆,上海沪申画廊以及上海MoCA亭台策划展览,并出版论文性质的双语画册“临时博物馆”与“拼贴:玩纸牌的人”。



Graduated from University of New South Wales, Sydney in 2011. She is now an Art History PhD researcher at Vrije Universiteit Brussel. Ms. Xu intensively works on curatorial projects as well as art writing and translation. From 2011 till now, Ms. Xu participated in exhibitions/art projects taking place at major art museums and festivals as Today Art Museum, Venice Biennale, CAFA Art Museum, BOZAR etc. She published her solo translation book Confession of an Art Addict: Peggy Guggenheim in 2014 and writes for journals such as Art Forum, Art & Design etc.

She is also the founder of the curator team Xn Office, together with the Shanghai/Berlin based artist Ni Youyu. Xn Office curated exhibitions in Museum of Shanghai Academy of Fine Arts, Shanghai gallery of art and Shanghai MoCA Pavilion and published the research-based bilingual catalogues Temporary Museum and Collage: The Cards Players.

倪有鱼 Ni Youyu

 

 艺术家,策展人。2014年CCAA最佳年轻艺术家奖获得者。从2005年起,倪有鱼曾在上海开始当代艺术展览的策划和艺术个案的批评写作。自2007年起,他开始成为独立艺术家。他同时是“手感”系列展2006的发起人和策划人,并参与策划2006年至2014年五届“手感”项目。他的艺术作品曾多次在澳洲、瑞士、德国、纽约、新加坡、香港、台湾及大陆的主要美术馆、画廊和重要艺术节展出。

 

Artist and curator. Mr.Ni was awarded the CCAA 2014 Best Young Artist. He started his career as a curator and art critic from 2005, later as an artist from 2007. He initiated and curated "Hands On" series project, and took part in "Hands On" project from 2006 to 2014. His artworks were put on display in main Museums and galleries as well as art festivals in Australia, Switzerland, Germany, New York, Singapore, Hong Kong, Tai Wan and Mainland China.