Where to go, what to do today in Shanghai.
The Deep Blue Sea @ Huangpu Theater
Catch the award-winning British actress Helen McCrory at HuangpuTheatre in Terence Rattigan’s heart-aching masterpiece, The Deep Blue Sea. Prepare to be sucked into an overwhelming tempest of tragic love affairs that feature one of the greatest female roles in contemporary drama. You will walk out of the theatre feeling a sense of need, loneliness and longing.
💰 ¥100/ ¥150/ ¥200
📍 780 East Beijing Road | 北京东路780号
Hu Weiqi: Entangled in Duality @ Shanghai Gallery
Hu Weiqi attempts to capture the mental and ideological impact of the socio and cultural transformation in China had on its population in this solo exihibt. His works that react to then confused and turbulent political climate examine how recurring destructions and restorations triggered a cultural revival like never before.
🕒 10am – 7pm
📍 191 South Suzhou Road | 苏州南路191弄
Valérie Belin: Meta-clichés @ Shanghai Center of Photography
Valérie Belin’s meta-clichés are clichés designed to transcend cliché. Illusion as a form of self-delusion, the materiality of matter, these are both topics Belin explores using impressive digital and physical skills. The world-renown artist creates ultramodern images, and tests the boundary between reality and illusion. Enjoy this retrospective of her works while asking yourself the same question she does, where does this boundary lie?
🕒 Until Aug 24
📍 555-1 Longteng Avenue | 龙腾大道555-1号
User, love, high-frequency trading @ Leo Xu Projects
Awarded the Art Santa Awards in 2014 Jury Prize, the artist Aaajiao addresses the intricate dynamic of human beings and machines in the digital age, the impact it has on human beings’ lives, and explores the topic of love in the contemporary era.
🕒 Last day
📍 No.3, Lane 49, West Fuxing Road | 复兴西路49弄3号
A Touch with Life @ SymbioticA
Chinese artist Chen Yiyun is hosting a sharing session based on her three-month stay at SymbioticA, The University of Western Australia. Get inspired by stories of her artistic journey within the community of scientists and artists both inside and outside of laboratories.
🕒 3:30pm – 5pm
📍 50 Moganshan Road | 莫干山路50号
In X Shanghai @ ISGO Gallery
The exhibition offers a visual feast of artistic creations from 27 contemporary artists all residing in Shanghai. This is a place where varied modes like paintings, installations, photographs, videographies and sculptures confront each other, each portraying a very unique version of Shanghai.
📍567 West Tianshan Road | 天山西路
50 Hours Restorative Yoga Training @ The Living Room by Octave
Join the splendid program and relieve your stress. Fela Adebiyi, one of the world’s top yoga teachers, is going to introduce the soothing powers of restorative yoga to you through 3 sessions, leaving your mind and body rejuvenated, fresh and restored as you explore this deeply purifying, nourishing healing method.
🕒 Last day
💰 ¥6,800 (including on month of unlimited group class)
📍 357 West Jianguo Road | 建国西路357号
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