Artist Jin Shan discusses the ideas behind his installation “My dad is Li Gang! 我爸是李刚!” (2012) in the David Winton Bell Gallery at Brown University. Video footage by Ian Alden Russell, Andy Romer Photography, Frank Mullin, and Tara Cavanaugh. More information: http://ianaldenrussell.com/projects/my-dad-is-li-gang-我爸是李刚
Jordan Mainser 2013 Art + Twitter = Chinese Democracy, DRA. Read it here.
In his 2012 wrap up, arts critic Greg Cooke included rolemodelplaytime and Jin Shan’s My dad is Li Gang! as standout exhibitions in a year-end wrap-up for the arts scene in Rhode Island. Greg Cooke 2012 “Fantasy, reality, and the in-between: Lasting impressions” The Providence Phoenix, 18 December. Read it here.
Mike Peters 2012 “A Fountain of Creativity” China Daily, December 16. Read it here.
7 September 2012 List Art Center Brown University On the occasion of the opening of Jin Shan’s “My dad is Li Gang! 我爸是李刚!” at the David Winton Bell Gallery, curator Ian Alden Russell speaks with the artist about his artist career. More information: ianaldenrussell.com/projects/my-dad-is-li-gang-我爸是李刚
Mike Peters 2012 “Courting Controversy” China Daily, November 23. Read it here.
Claudia Norton 2012 “The melting phallus of Jin Shan’s My dad is Li Gang!” College Hill Independent, September 14. Read it here.
2012 “Art news: Movers, shakers, removers” Time Out Shanghai, 13 September. Read it here.