Glasgow International 2020

Gary Zhexi Zhang

Gary Zhexi Zhang  (b. 1993 in Suzhou, China) lives and works in Cambridge, MA. U.S.A. His recent work explores the entanglement of bio- and technological networks in material, speculative and poetic imaginaries. Zhang is especially interested in morphological behaviours within decentralised organisations: mycelia, swarms, internets and markets.

Solo exhibitions include: Current Assets, the Assembly Hall, Glasgow, UK (2015); how do i convince my friends to play soggy biscuit?, Black Box, Kungliga Konsthögskolan, Sweden (2014).

Group exhibitions include ALL CHANNELS OPEN, Wysing Arts Centre, Bourn, UK (2017); Hereafter at The White Building, London, UK (2017); Would You Like Help?, EMBASSY Gallery, Edinburgh, UK.

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Aniara Omann & Gary Zhexi Zhang



Market Gallery presents a two-person exhibition with Aniara Omann and Gary Zhexi Zhang exploring the fluidity and contradictions between disparate systems through the use of concepts derived from consciousness-based reality, quantum physics and microbiology.

The exhibition’s focus on micro-and-macro ecologies points towards the complex interrelation between global network relations and local communities as epitomised by Glasgow’s unique arts community.

Supported by Glasgow International, the Elephant Trust, Creative Scotland, Hospitalfield, MIT, Northern Film & Media, The Newbridge Project, and BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art.

Fri 20 April – Sun 13 May
Mon – Wed & Fri – Sun, 11am-6pm
Thu, 11am-8pm

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