Life is a Milonga: Tango Fireworks for Argentina


Vuelta de Rocha outside Fundación Proa, La Boca, Buenos Aires, January 24, 8:00 pm, approximately 80 minutes

43,810 mono-shot fireworks, tango dancers, live tango orchestra and television host

Commissioned by Fundación Proa and Fundación Alon para las Artes, with support from the City Government of Buenos Aires [Ephemeral]

Parasophia: Kyoto International Festival of Contemporary Culture 2015

March 7–May 10, 2015

Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art

Curated by Shinji Kohmoto (Artistic Director) and Yoshihiro Nakatani (Curator, Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art)

GMoCA (Green Museum of Contemporary Art)

May 22–June 22, 2015

Museo Orgánico Romerillo, Havana

Curated by Alexis Leyva Machado [Kcho]

Sky Ladder


Realized off Huiyu Island, Quanzhou, June 15, 4:45 am (dawn), 100 seconds

Gunpowder, fuse and helium balloon

500 x 5.5 m


Cai Guo-Qiang: There and Back Again

July 11–October 18, 2015

Yokohama Museum of Art, Yokohama

Curated by Eriko Osaka (Director), Hideko Numata (Chief Curator), Eriko Kimura, and Naoaki Nakamura

Cai Guo-Qiang: Penglai / Hōrai

July 25–September 13, 2015

Satoyama Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokamachi, Niigata

DMoCA 6: Thrown Rope for Japan – Peter Hutchinson

July 26–September 13, 2015

DMoCA (Dragon Museum of Contemporary Art), Tsunan Mountain Park, Niigata

Curated by Cai Guo-Qiang

Organized by the Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennial 2015

Cai Guo-Qiang: Art Island

July 27–September 13, 2015

Art Front Gallery, Tokyo

Organized by the Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennial 2015

Cai Guo-Qiang: Peasant da Vincis

September 9, 2015–January 6, 2016

Museo della Scienza e della Tecnologia Leonardo da Vinci, Milan

Curated by Larys Frogier