Upstream: What Makes the 2021 Chengdu Biennale Special?
On 7th November, 2021, due to the requirements of pandemic prevention and control, “Super Fusion: 2021 Chengdu Biennale” quietly opened to the public. As one of the largest scale art biennales with an incomparable academic level in the post-pandemic era, the 2021 Chengdu Biennale explores 272 artists/groups and their creations both at home and aboard. Eight themed exhibitions are developed to elaborate the main theme “Super Fusion” this year, namely, “Polymorphic Co-Existence”, “Urban Co-Habitation”, “Technological Co-Respondence”, “Zeitgeist Co-Evolution”, “Ecological Co-Development”, “Craft Co-Operation”, “Ethnic Co-Creation”, “Artistic Co-Inspiration”, which work together with an international conference of gallery directors to form the international pattern of the 2021 Chengdu Biennale. Besides, 17 parallel exhibitions located around the whole city also facilitate its macroscopic imagination.