GANGNAM [ART] STYLE

Gangnam style has taken the art world by storm.

After Ai Weiwei made his own version of the Gangnam style dance, it was swiftly made inaccessible to people in China. So one of the most important British artists has made his own Gangnam style dance in support of the Chinese dissident artist. Anish Kapoor got some of the most prominent names in the art world together in London to ‘dance in support’ of their Chinese colleague.

So where is the cutting edge art in Cardiff? Where is the support for local artists in South Wales? I went on a journey to find out…

I went to the opening of the exhibition ‘Birth, Death and Hereafter’ by Cardiff’s Modern Alchemists. The model of this exhibition is great, supported and organised by students for emerging artists in the city. It is another much needed forum for up and coming artists to be able to show their work. For a review of the show, visit Crack Magazine, or Modern Alchemists for information for any artists out there reading this.

Blog post image: http://blogs.artinfo.com/artintheair/2012/10/24/the-ai-weiwei-gangnam-style-parody-video-is-here/

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One comment

  1. Freddy Vandel · · Reply

    The horse dance is becoming famous in over the world and the singer named Psy is known as a worldwide idol. Psy’s ‘Gangnam Style’ video has more than 300 million YouTube views and counting.Millions of people imitated this dance. A teacher teaching math danced ‘Gangnam Style’ in his period to make it less boring and his students are very interesting in his new way of teaching. A teacher teaching physical education did the same thing in the physical class. In recent days, people told about this song and its dance had proved as an internet sensation when almost 1000 inmates of a Philippine prison burst into the famous horse-riding dance.’

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