Sky Ladder by Cai Guo-Qiang

cai-guo-qiang

SKY LADDER is a new documentary on Chinese artist Cai Guo-Qiang directed by Kevin McDonald, a Scottish filmmaker. The film premiered on Netflix recently and looks at the dynamic practice of Qiang and his rise to the art world success, told from friends, family and himself. Qiang is best known for his explosive performance and works, in which he uses gunpowder and fireworks to paint the sky with smoke and flame. The film itself is named after one such work – perhaps his most ambitious to date (see above). SKY LADDER is a 1,650 foot “ladder of fire” Qiang produced above his hometown.
You can watch the movie on Netflix.

Advertisements
This entry was posted in Chinese art. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s