Technology, Humanity, Women: Lynn Hershman Leeson’s Artificial Man and Antibodies Made by Novartis in Her Name
Exhibition Review
Jul 17, 2018
Art News Chinese Edition
Chen Lu

As one of the earliest and most influential media artists, Lynn Hershman Leeson has been very busy recently. In the past four months, her solo exhibition “Lynn Hershman Leeson: Anti-Bodies” at the KW Institute for Contemporary Art in Berlin opened at KW’s public space at the Novalis Hotel. The new commissioned work “The Novalis Hotel” is based on her iconic installation “the Dante Hotel”. In addition, Basel’s House of Electronic Arts (Hek) hosted an exhibition called “Lynn Hershman Leeson: First Person Plural”; at the same time, Shanghai’s ShanghART Gallery, Brussels’s Waldburger Wouters Gallery, and San Francisco’s Anglim Gilbert Gallery host individual exhibitions by the artist.

作为最早也是最有影响力的媒体艺术家之一,林恩·赫舍曼·利森(Lynn Hershman Leeson)最近很忙。过去4个月里,她位于柏林的KW当代艺术研究院(KW Institute for Contemporary Art)的个展“抗体(Lynn Hershman Leeson: Anti-Bodies)”开幕,并在KW位于诺瓦利斯酒店的公共空间发布了新委托作品《诺瓦利斯酒店》(the Novalis Hotel),这件作品是基于她标志性装置《但丁酒店》(the Dante Hotel)创作的;此外,她还在巴塞尔“电子艺术之家”(House of Electronic Arts, HeK)举办了名为“第一人称复数(Lynn Hershman Leeson: First Person Plural)”的展览;同时,香格纳画廊位于新加坡的空间、布鲁塞尔Waldburger Wouters画廊和旧金山Anglim Gilbert画廊都举办了艺术家的个人展览。