Zhang Xiao Gang

Zhang Xiaogang is an artist renowned for his exceptional figurative paintings and sculptures that explore contemporary Chinese culture while challenging preconceived notions of identity and memory. His works examine the complexities of cultural identity, often invoking themes of collective memory, nostalgia, and history. Xiaogang’s paintings are highly regarded for their skilful use of colour and texture, which imbue each piece with an emotive quality that resonates with the viewer. Through his art, Xiaogang continues to inspire contemplation and discourse surrounding the evolving cultural landscape of China, firmly establishing himself as one of the most important contemporary Chinese artists.

Inter-Faith Dialogue

At the heart of LIAN Foundation’s mission lies the belief in the transformative power of peaceful dialogue for community building. We are committed to promoting social cohesion and religious inclusion by embracing cultural diversity and fostering cooperation.

The foundation provides the necessary resources to establish a framework for combating intolerance, stigmatization, discrimination, incitement to hatred, and violence against individuals based on religion, culture, or belief.

Our goal is to create an environment where acceptance, understanding, and mutual respect flourish, nurturing a society where individuals freely express their unique identities while embracing the richness of others’ backgrounds.

Our initiatives are driven by the vision of building a better tomorrow, where unity and cooperation become the cornerstones of a more compassionate and equitable global community.