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Thu, Apr 06


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Virtual Exhibition: Ties That Cannot Be Unbound

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Virtual Exhibition: Ties That Cannot Be Unbound
Virtual Exhibition: Ties That Cannot Be Unbound

Time & Location

Apr 06, 2023, 11:00 AM EDT – Jun 30, 2023, 11:00 AM EDT

New Art City

About the event

About The Exhibition

When the umbilical cord is cut, the biological bond between the baby and the mother is removed. Simultaneously, our bodies begin to weave new connections with the world, rendering us not solitary beings but a fragment of a complex, intricate system that has been beyond our comprehension.

Ties shape our narratives, but what stories do they tell? Are our relationships with entities on the planet, including living and non-living beings, sustainable and harmonious? Or do they reflect a distorted and anthropocentric view of the world? Can we reframe and reshape these ties to build a better future for all?

Ties That Cannot Be Unbound invites you to explore the interconnectedness of spirituality and physicality through art in both new and traditional media. What ties are impossible to unbind, and why? Does art have the power to challenge and transform our understanding of these ties? Step into the exhibition space, constructed on a virtual platform with shapes of organic creatures that becomes a habitat for multimedia artworks. Discover a spectrum of ties that encompass diverse forms of connections, each occupying a distinct position on the spectrum. Are these ties merely threads in a larger network, or do they reflect something deeper about our relationship with the world?

Participating artists: Alina Tofan, Daecheon Kim, Flavia Mazzanti, Iliana Sun, Ishraki Kazi, Julie Sperling, Ke Peng and Yueshen Wu, Lyndsey Walsh, Nina Sumarac, Reza Sedghi, SueKi Yee, Van O, Wei Wu, Xinyi Wu, Yilin Zhang, Youju Kang, Zivvy Epstein, Zhao Jiajing, Zheyuan Zhang.

(Please note that this list may include additional names in the future.)

About The Organizer And Gallery Partner

Underground Art And Design was founded in October 2022 as an international media platform focused on empowering talented, change-provoking, and forward-thinking artists and designers through accessible information, resources, and a platform to show themselves. UAAD envisions a community of support, across disciplines and time zones, to bring inspiration, innovation, and provocation to the world we live in. Visit: for more information.

Our gallery partner is New Art City, an online multiplayer exhibition space for digital art and performance. New Art City is an artist-run organization dedicated to supporting artists, providing virtual space for those who are denied physical space, and amplifying the work of those who face systemic injustice. You can find their work at

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