Cai Guo-Qiang

Cai Guo Qiang: Gunpowder and Explosives

Cai Guo-Qiang was born in 1957 in Quanzhou, Fujian Province, China. As a boy, he was exposed early on to Western literature from his father Cai Ruiqin, who worked in a bookstore. In the 1980’s he experimented with theater, and then combined art with experimental theater, mostly politically charged. In the 1990’s he started using