Part of Sun Xun’s painting installation The Lying Machine and The Fire (2015). Picture: ShanghARTPart of Sun Xun’s painting installation The Lying Machine and The Fire (2015). Picture: ShanghART
Part of Sun Xun’s painting installation The Lying Machine and The Fire (2015). Picture: ShanghART

From the wreckage of China’s industrial northeast, artist Sun Xun builds raft of memories to carry us to the future

The artist has memorialised the industrialisation of China’s northeast and its more recent decline, capturing the experiences of voiceless millions who lived through the country’s bloody march to modernity

Part of Sun Xun’s painting installation The Lying Machine and The Fire (2015). Picture: ShanghARTPart of Sun Xun’s painting installation The Lying Machine and The Fire (2015). Picture: ShanghART
Part of Sun Xun’s painting installation The Lying Machine and The Fire (2015). Picture: ShanghART
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