Volkswagen supports vital YUZ museum plan in Shanghai: China Premiere of “Rain Room” by Random International

Posted on 16. Jun, 2015 by in Volkswagen Canada

The YUZ Museum Shanghai in partnership with Volkswagen Group China will benefaction Rain Room, a large-scale interactive design combined by a British-German artist group, Random International.

One of a many unusual and renouned art installations of new years, Rain Room is a margin of eternally descending H2O that ceases to flow whenever a chairman walks. This singular sourroundings unites tellurian senses with inlet and digital record to emanate preserve within a torrential rain. Whilst providing an enchanting knowledge that captivates visitors both immature and old, a work also invites an scrutiny of a purpose that art, science, record and tellurian skill can play in responding to ecological challenges. This display of Rain Room during YUZ Museum Shanghai desirous by an muster during a Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York, orderly by Klaus Biesenbach, Director, MoMA PS1 and Chief Curator during Large, MoMA, and upheld by Volkswagen Group of America.

The 9,000 block scale YUZ Museum Shanghai, determined by businessman and successful art collector, Budi Tek, and designed by eminent Japanese architect, Sou Fujimoto, non-stop in May 2014 and is partial of a non-profit YUZ Foundation. This classification promotes internal and general contemporary artists and art exhibitions opposite a creation in serve to lending distinguished artworks from a endless YUZ Collection to heading art institutions worldwide. The aim of a substructure is to raise open appreciation for contemporary art and foster artistic and informative discourse between Asia and a Western world. The Rain Room presented during YUZ Museum was generally consecrated for a YUZ Collection.

The proclamation of a new partnership between Volkswagen Group China and a YUZ Museum Shanghai on a arise of a muster of Rain Room, builds on Volkswagen’s tellurian informative rendezvous program, dedicated to augmenting entrance to art and creativity for people everywhere, and now serve extended with a China-specific program. Other worldwide collaborations embody a multi-year partnership with a Nationalgalerie – Staatliche Museen zu Berlin and corner support of New York’s MoMA and MoMA PS1 with Volkswagen Group of America.

“We during Volkswagen trust that everybody should have entrance to art and culture. That is because we rivet worldwide with forward-looking informative institutions also to supplement value to a association by moving a possess creativity,” explained Prof. Dr. Jochem Heizmann, Member of a Board Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft as good as President and CEO Volkswagen Group China. “This is because we would like to appreciate Mr. Budi Tek, his YUZ Foundation and a YUZ Museum for a good event to support this sparkling art plan with a premiere in China. The design Rain Room creates art a really romantic knowledge in propinquity to intelligent record and a healthy elements. It is formulating a digitally-enabled romantic tie with a universe around us, and evoking sustainability by creation us consider about changed resources such as water.”

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