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A narrated journey through Chen Zhen’s vision of art. From the ‘Short-circuits’ exhibition and back through time. With contributions from his wife Xu Min and son Chen Bo.

Inspired by the artworks presented in the ‘Short-circuits’ exhibition in Pirelli Hangar Bicocca, the film retraces Chen Zhen’s biographic and creative journey, portraying the artist through exhibition views and archival documents. The film narration is enriched by the contributions of Xu Min, collaborator and wife of the artist, and Chen Bo, the artist’s son and President of ADAC - Association des Amis de Chen Zhen.

Documentary 2021 
Director Kinonauts
DOP Kinonauts

Post-production Kinonauts
Music Paolo Brusò
Production Pirelli Hangar Bicocca (Milan)

Location Milan (Italy), Paris (France)