Organization

LUXELAKES·A4 Art Museum

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Founded 2008
Chengdu, Sichuan, China

About

LUXELAKES•A4 Art Museum (formerly A4 Contemporary Arts Center) was founded by Chengdu Wide Horizon Investment Group Co., Ltd. in March of 2008. In 2016, it relocated to an art center in Chengdu’s LUXELAKES ECO-CITY and was formally registered as a privately operated non-profit art museum. The Museum is part of LUXELAKES Expo Center, architectural design of which is done by Antoine Predock, while interior design is provided by DesignARC (museum space) and Li Daode (public spaces such as education center and library) respectively. Directed by Sunny Sun, founder of the A4, the Museum focuses on the development of dynamic domestic and international art. It is devoted to promoting the academic study and onsite experimentation of new media art in China, both by expanding the scope of international cultural exchange and by focusing on local artistic practices.

Local Information

Chengdu, capital of Sichuan, is a mega-cities of China. It is science and technology, trade and financial center and transportation and communication hub of Southwest China. It has been recognized as “The Land of Abundance” for a long time. Chengdu is also called the city of hibiscus, because the king of Shu made his subordinates plant a lot of hibiscuses in Chengdu. And the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization has named Chengdu as the world’s Food & Delights capital.

Network Affiliations

  • Res Artis
  • China Residencies

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