Olafur Eliasson and Ma Yansong at Ullens Center for Contemporary Art


Olafur Eliasson - "Your Atmospheric Colour Atlas", 2009 - Courtesy the artist and Gallery Koyanagi, Tokyo. Photo: Studio Olafur Eliasson. -  ©2009 Olafur Eliasson

BEIJING.- The Ullens Center for
Contemporary Art
(UCCA) presents the exhibition “Feelings are Facts”, from 3 April to 20
2010, fruit of the first collaboration between Olafur Eliasson, the
Danish-Icelandic artist, and Ma Yansong, one of the most prolific
architects. Together the artists have created an installation specially
conceived for the of UCCA’s Big Hall, uniting architecture, light and
Eliasson is known for his exploration of human perception,
and he
often works with light, shadows, color, water, wind, or fog to create a
environment in order to move us to think about our experience of our
surroundings – perceptions we usually take to be self-evident. Ma’s
stands at the forefront of new experimentation in building structures,
refashioning form in bold pursuits of perfection.