Warm up this winter at NGV Friday Nights and discover China’s ancient terracotta warriors alongside new works by one of the world’s most exciting contemporary artists, Cai Guo-Qiang. Dine at the Hutong Dumpling Bar, enjoy after-hours access to the exhibition and see some of Australia’s best bands and performers play live in NGV’s Great Hall.
Terracotta Warriors: Guardians of Immortality & Cai Guo-Qiang: The Transient Landscape
Terracotta Warriors: Guardians of Immortality is a large-scale presentation of the Qin Emperor’s terracotta warriors, discovered in 1974 in China’s Shaanxi province and widely described as the eighth wonder of the world. Presented in parallel, Cai Guo-Qiang: The Transient Landscape, sees the artist create new art works inspired by his home country’s culture and its enduring philosophical traditions.
7pm & 8.30pm Rainbow Chan
Rainbow Chan is a singer, producer and multi-disciplinary artist who has built a reputation with her idiosyncratic brand of pop and vibrant aesthetics. Draws on nostalgia, diaspora and her Chinese heritage – the result is a collage of seemingly disparate sounds and cultures. Chan has toured extensively including performances at the Sydney Opera House, Iceland Airwaves, Vivid, Mona Foma and Melbourne Music Week, and received two SMAC Award nominations for Best Live Act and Record of the Year.