BANK is the studio of MABSOCIETY. It was founded in July 2013 and is housed in the former Bank Union Building (est 1929) located near Shanghai’s historic Bund area. BANK functions as the offices and studio of MABSOCIETY and is dedicated to an exhibition program that engages international issues of contemporary art and culture. Our projects are research based and meant to provoke issues of cultural history(s) and global interests and attitudes, especially as it pertains to China in the 21st Century. We work with international artists, galleries, collectors, curators, and institutions to support our program.
MABSOCIETY is an international curatorial and consultancy firm based in Shanghai founded by Mathieu Borysevicz in 2012. It is a hybrid organization that acts as a cultural conduit between China and the rest of the world by producing exhibitions, publications, educational programs, as well as consulting for collections, institutions, and individuals. MABSOCIETY represents artists and their interests in the globalized marketplace as well as collaborates with international galleries and organizations for the promotion and intervention of art into everyday life.
Founder and director, Mathieu Borysevicz is a curator, critic and artist who has been active in the contemporary arts of China since the mid-1990s.
Opening Hours: Tuesdays to Saturdays, 10:30am - 6:30pm