2019 Art Wuzhen: Dialogue of time and space in a water town
"In Vision of Nuance: Systems of Exposure," by Australian artist Brook Andrew. The art installation uses material locally to Wuzhen and is presented in the Wuzhen dialect, Mandarin, as well as Wiradjuri (Indigenous Australian) languages, repeatedly, which implies the disappearing of the languages. /CGTN Photo by Qu Bo

"In Vision of Nuance: Systems of Exposure," by Australian artist Brook Andrew. The art installation uses material locally to Wuzhen and is presented in the Wuzhen dialect, Mandarin, as well as Wiradjuri (Indigenous Australian) languages, repeatedly, which implies the disappearing of the languages. /CGTN Photo by Qu Bo

"Another Layer of Surface Water," by Japanese artist Kazuyo Sejima. The mirror-like seat is a symbol of the town's water surface. /CGTN Photo by Qu Bo

"Another Layer of Surface Water," by Japanese artist Kazuyo Sejima. The mirror-like seat is a symbol of the town's water surface. /CGTN Photo by Qu Bo

"Willing To Be Vulnerable – Metalized Balloon V2" by Lee Bul. The work is a large installation that is 17 meters long. /CGTN Photo by Qu Bo

"Willing To Be Vulnerable – Metalized Balloon V2" by Lee Bul. The work is a large installation that is 17 meters long. /CGTN Photo by Qu Bo

"Possible Music #1.5" by Samson Young, featuring NESS and Stephan Moore. The installation plays 14 different calls in a one-hour cycle. /CGTN Photo by Qu Bo

"Possible Music #1.5" by Samson Young, featuring NESS and Stephan Moore. The installation plays 14 different calls in a one-hour cycle. /CGTN Photo by Qu Bo

"Open Confinement" by Wang Luyan. By replacing old bricks on the road with glass boxes and small statues inside, the work implies that people may be confined by certain information without even noticing the process, just like the bricks, which are often neglected under our feet. /CGTN Photo by Qu Bo

"Open Confinement" by Wang Luyan. By replacing old bricks on the road with glass boxes and small statues inside, the work implies that people may be confined by certain information without even noticing the process, just like the bricks, which are often neglected under our feet. /CGTN Photo by Qu Bo

"Liminal Air-Black Weight" by Shinji Ohmaki. By surrounding oneself with the black threads hanging from above, people can explore the quality and quantity of darkness. /CGTN Photo by Qu Bo

"Liminal Air-Black Weight" by Shinji Ohmaki. By surrounding oneself with the black threads hanging from above, people can explore the quality and quantity of darkness. /CGTN Photo by Qu Bo

"510 Prepared DC-Motors, Cotton Balls, Cardboard Boxes 70cmx70cmx70cm" by Zimoun. The work expresses the tension between modern order and the original chaos of life. /CGTN Photo by Qu Bo

"510 Prepared DC-Motors, Cotton Balls, Cardboard Boxes 70cmx70cmx70cm" by Zimoun. The work expresses the tension between modern order and the original chaos of life. /CGTN Photo by Qu Bo

"Beyond Now Wuzhen 19/2050" by Sissel Tolaas. The artist used local materials that evoke a memory in people's daily lives, extracting the smell to stone-like installations. Behind each "stone," or each kind of smell, there is a story. /CGTN Photo by Qu Bo

"Beyond Now Wuzhen 19/2050" by Sissel Tolaas. The artist used local materials that evoke a memory in people's daily lives, extracting the smell to stone-like installations. Behind each "stone," or each kind of smell, there is a story. /CGTN Photo by Qu Bo

The 2019 Wuzhen Contemporary Art Exhibition, or Art Wuzhen, is taking place in the ancient Chinese water town of Wuzhen, Zhejiang Province. Sixty artists from 23 countries and regions are invited to participate. /CGTN Photo by Qu Bo

The 2019 Wuzhen Contemporary Art Exhibition, or Art Wuzhen, is taking place in the ancient Chinese water town of Wuzhen, Zhejiang Province. Sixty artists from 23 countries and regions are invited to participate. /CGTN Photo by Qu Bo

Through pictures, paintings, immersive interactive installations, and more, the artists try to ask questions about the modern world and to sketch out possibilities of the future. The exhibition lasts through June 30. /CGTN Photo by Qu Bo

Through pictures, paintings, immersive interactive installations, and more, the artists try to ask questions about the modern world and to sketch out possibilities of the future. The exhibition lasts through June 30. /CGTN Photo by Qu Bo