A map of the world made of thousands of sweets, a wildflower-strewn hill made of waste and grass made of green whipped cream. These are examples of the work of Song Dong (Beijing, 1966). His first major solo exhibition, including videos, installations and photographs, opened at the Groninger Museum on 13 June 2015. Song Dong is one of the most important internationally operating Chinese artists of our times. His work has been exhibited by leading institutes worldwide. His eye-catching work Waste Not occupies a prominent place in the exhibition. The installation consists of the household effects that are the result of his mother’s collector mania. This work was previously exhibited by the Museum of Modern Art (New York), the Vancouver Art Gallery, the Barbican Centre in London and at the Biennale of Sidney in 2013. Song Dong was traditionally trained

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