Exhibition “Emergences II” by Xiaojun Song

“Emergences II
From January 04 to February 11, 2022

Our resident artist Xiaojun Song is temporarily exhibiting at the MJC du Vieux Lyon.

Here is the detailed program of the exhibition:

Meeting with the artist Tuesday 11/01 (6:30pm)
(the current sanitary protocols do not allow us to propose restoration on this time of meeting)

Exhibition from January 4 to February 11
Free entrance

A first stroke that generates a second, two strokes that call for a third, and three strokes that give birth to the multitude. Such is the creative process at the origin of Xiaojun Song’s compositions, following the Taoist principle of genesis. According to Laozi, the Way or Tao is unique and generates all things in this world in the same movement.


Each feature has no cause in itself, its reason for being lies only in the continuation of the movement given by the previous one. From simple strokes, thread-like structures are born, which intermingle, intertwine, swirl and clash into larger architectures. The final composition does not precede any stroke, it is only the fortuitous consequence of their arrangement; and yet, it imposes itself to the spectator with a disturbing evidence. Abstract forms, illusions, landscapes take shape. Meaning emerges.


“The One gives Two, the Two gives Three, and the Three begets the whole world.” (Laozi, The Book of the Way and the Virtue)


This exhibition is a continuation of Xiaojun Song’s solo exhibition “Emergences” which took place at the gallery-workshop l’Alcove at 15 rue René Leynaud (Lyon 1st) from November 10 to 28, 2021. It includes some of the works that were presented on this first occasion.

Monday: 2pm-8:30pm
Tuesday: 10am-12pm / 4pm-8:30pm
Wednesday: 10am-12pm / 2pm-8:30pm
Thursday: 10am-12pm / 2pm-8:30pm
Friday: 2pm-8:30pm
Saturday: 9am-12:30pm

Art space La Brèche
5 place Saint Jean 69005 Lyon
(Metro Vieux-Lyon)
04 75 42 48 71



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