Xu Bing Interviews Joseph Thompson:
Director of MassMOCA

1: As you see it, what do you think is most unique about Xu Bing’s Phoenix in the art world?

The Phoenix occupies a unique location between Art, the history of China and in a broader sense, labour and the art of labour through time.

2: From your past conversations with Xu Bing, we know that your Please talk a little about why you think Phoenix has a special significance in the context of the history of Mass MOCA as a contemporary arts institution, and the history of North Adams.

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