Alessandro Rolandi is an artist and independent curator who has been based in Beijing for the past eight years. He also performs a role of a social sensibility manager for Bernard Controls Asia – Invest in Confidence. The French owned factory based in Beijing offers local workers clean and safe working environment, trade union, healthcare and lunches in a local restaurant every day. On its premises Alessandro curates a programme of artist residencies for both local and Western artists. Inspired by Jacques Ranciere’s Proletarian Nights, a participative collaboration ensuing aims to create new modes of intercultural exchange and to set up new non-hierarchical modes of expression.