Artist & Work
b. 1963, Yingkou
MouSen is a forerunner of experimental theatre in China. After two years of directing in Tibet Theatre Company, he set-up the first independent theatre in China, Frog Experimental Theatre (Beijing, 1987). In 1993, he established Xi Ju Che Jian, or Garage Theatre, to continue his theatrical experimentation in alternative underground spaces. He quit directing in 1997 and returned in 2002 as a literature advisor and repertoire producer. He initiated MSG in School of Intermedia Art (SIMA), China Academy of Art (Hangzhou), aimed at building an intermedia scenography public platform in the context of contemporary art, exploring space, narrative and performance.