“Art Disappearing in One Day”,
Ten Days and Nights of Producing a Massive Sandpainting in the Dunhuang Desert
BESTORE – The Sandpainting Disappearing in a Day
BESTORE, a popular Chinese confectionary company, helped conserve and protect the culture and beautiful landscape of the Dunhuang desert by inviting a groups of artists to create a massive Sandpainting in the heart of the desert. The art project, “The Sandpainting Disappearing in a Day”, successfully captured the attention of the public and broadcasted the beauty and culture surrounding the Dunhuang, inviting people to protect and conserve this area together.In August 2019, the artists spend ten days and nights creating a marvelous art piece in the middle of the Dunhuang desert. The sandpainting remained peacefully on the desert, slowly disappearing as the wind blew away the colorful pieces of sand. In one day, the sandpainting completely disappeared leaving no trace of its existence; this impressive moment was captured on camera and created into a film, informing us to cherish the present.