Photograph of gallery space. White walls with photographs on and a bench is positioned in the foreground.

China Dream: This is Shanghai Installation shot at Cunard Building, Liverpool. © Rob Battersby.

This is Shanghai – In Conversation with Jiang Jiehong, Curator

Curator Jiang Jiehong is originally from Shanghai, and has lived in the UK since 1998. Travelling regularly and working between the two countries over the last 20 years, he has a unique understanding of cultural differences and exchanges.

Join Open Eye Gallery and Culture Liverpool at This is Shanghai, in Cunard Building on Tuesday 21 August at 3 – 5pm for a conversation with Jiang Jiehong, hosted by Culture Liverpool’s Head of Creative Development, Robin Kemp as they discuss the exhibition, why he chose the works from these leading and emerging Shanghai artists and how this exhibition could make the visitor rethink about their life in Liverpool differently.

This is Shanghai is the second of three chapters of China Dream, a 9 month festival celebrating and exploring contemporary Chinese culture.

If you can’t make this event, the exhibition is open Tuesdays – Sundays until 7 September at 10am – 5pm. For more details on the exhibition, visit

This Is Shanghai is a group exhibition of contemporary Chinese art, looking at the connections, parallels and urban processes taking place between Liverpool and Shanghai, twinned cities.  The exhibition features our recent co-commission by artist Liang Yue.

Date: Tuesday 21 August 2018, 3- 5pm
Venue: Cunard Building (entrance on Water Street), Piers Head, Liverpool, L3 1DS. Wheelchair users, please use the entrance on Brunswick Street.
Admission: Free, register for your free ticket at the Eventbrite page.