My name is Q. Lei. I am a Berlin-Shenzhen based curator and filmmaker. I grew up in Shenzhen, which was only a tiny village adjacent to Hong Kong 40 years ago, but is now known to the world as the “Silicon Valley of China.” This podcast is dedicated to my fascination with tech-art, the ethics of new technologies, documentaries and books on science and society, and my love for digital art.
This audio piece documents a sequence of events in my life, from an encounter in Shenzhen with a "lady from the West" who "dreamwalked" into China, to a literary encounter with Patti Smith, to a reunion with the "lady from the West" in Berlin. Watch the audio-visual journal entry: https://youtu.be/IFFnXavSfrc
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A writer friend of mine, Ripu, and I spent a day in Potsdam, initially just to see the exhibition of Picasso's late works at the Barberini, but the day turned into an intellectual adventure of some sort. We talked about Patti Smith and Robert Mapplethorpe's time in New York, the hunger to be an artist, the necessity of a formal art education, and of course, Picasso and his final muse of twenty years, Jacqueline. This episode in the audio visual format: https://youtu.be/TiA_Y4qZOrg
#audiovisualjournal #artinBerlin #meditation #pattismith
Welcome to my podcast, and the first ever episode of Lei Curates! I am a Berlin-Shenzhen based curator and filmmaker. This podcast is dedicated to my fascination with tech-art, the ethics of new technologies, documentaries and books on science and society, and my love for digital art. I will be interviewing digital artists from around the world, starting from a good friend of mine and the most intelligent artist I've ever met in Berlin, Adrian Pocobelli.
If you'd like to see our enthusiastic faces while chatting, you can also watch the interview on YouTube: https://youtu.be/mReZxcLRczQ