Synthetic Times - Media Art China 2008 won the Most Influential Art Exhibition of China 2008 Jury Grand Award. The exhibition opened at 5 pm on June 9th, 2008, with over 600 guests attending the opening ceremony, including more than 150 guests from around the world. Fan Dian, the director of NAMOC, and Zhang Ga, artistic director and curator of the exhibition, gave opening remarks.

Opening Ceremony


Fan Dian, Director of NAMOC

Zhang Ga, Artistic Director / Curator


16 Birds, Chico MacMurtrie (USA)

16 Birds, Chico MacMurtrie (USA)

Book From the Ground, Xu BIng (CN)

Book From the Ground, Xu BIng (CN)

Citizen Comfort, Paul Lincoln(SG)

56L, Henrik Menné(DK)

The Path of Damastes, Jean-Michel Bruyére(FR)

Last Judgement of Cyberspace, Miao Xiaochun(CN)

Object B vs, exonemo(JP)

Living Kitchen, Stefan Doepner, Jan Cummerow/f18(DE)

Pneumatic Sound Field, Edwin van der Heide, Architecture by NOX / Lars Spuybroek(NL)

MIssion Eternity Sarcophagus, etoy(CH/Intl.)

MIssion Eternity Sarcophagus(interior), etoy (CH/Intl.)

Fear 9, Sissel Tolaas(NO)

Naked Bandit, Knowbotic Research(AT/CH/DE)

Naked Bandit, Knowbotic Research(AT/CH/DE)

OP_ERA, Sonic Dimension, Daniela Kutschat Hanns and Rejane Cantoni(BR)

Noplace, Marek Walczak(UK), Martin Wattenberg(USA) with Roy Soloman(USA) and Jonathan Feinberg(SE)

Alexitima, Paula Geatano Adi(AR)

Eye Contact, Rafael Lozano-Hemmer(MEX/CAN)

Newscocoon, Jeffrey Huang and Muriel Waldvogel/ Convergeol (CH)

Sound Drawing, Kim Kirchul(KR)

Prosthetic Head and Walking Head, Stalarc (AU)

Taken, David Rokeby (CAN)

Hand Gesture, Wu Juehui (CN)

Touchme, Blendid Collective (NL)

Vortex, Christoph Hildebrand(DE)

Vortex, Christoph Hildebrand(DE)