Wu Dawei

BIOGRAPHY

Wu Dawei  is born in 1982  in Inner Mongolia, China.

Education

In 2007 he graduated from the first studio of Central Fine Arts Academy, Beijing, China and since than Wu is living and working in Beijing, China. Wu Dawei had numerous solo and group exhibitions in China and Singapore. Since 2016 he is represented by Galerie Kunstbroeders in Europe and than his creations have been shown at major art fairs such as Art Karlsruhe; Art Breda; Realism Amsterdam. As a consequence of this they do make part of several major private collections.

WHAT SAYS WU DAWEI ABOUT HIS CREATIONS?

Wu Dawei says about himself: ‘I think I’m a post-perception person,The world is so rich and diverse, but I am not so sensitive to the changes around me. I prefer to be immersed in my own spiritual world and spiritual space. Perhaps I’m just used to thinking alone like this. As for my artworks, I think there’s no need to say too much. They resemble me so much, standing there, so silent. In the world I create, they are like the only survivors, solemn yet ridiculous. A philosopher once said: silence is an attitude. silence is closer to the essence. Silence is a form of beauty as a form of power! Perhaps this is the answer!’

In my creative process, I am always seeking a balance between emotion and logic. I think that the tranquility of the soul is a better embodiment of the tenacity of life. In the end, they will become the avatars of my inner emotions and thoughts. Sometimes I am jealous of how peaceful and tranquil they are. I only hope I can also carry forward so peacefully! I’m already in my thirties, and I have a lot of worries in life. Perhaps only by stopping and looking can I find the true answers!’

 

These 2 sculptures will be exhibited at the AAF in Amsterdam end of October.

 

Wu is a sculptor making realistic sculptures which ask the viewer to think and imagine the reality silence around him/her. And as Wu says: ‘Silence is beauty’