Stereotypes of genders are still very common in our city of the 21st century but contemporary art would always like to remind us of our shortcomings. From October 31 to November 23, 2003, Para Site Art Space proudly present at its Sheung Wan premise the dual solo exhibitions ofwhose art explores the way how we look at different genders and our relationships with others.
, a local video artist who has her video work screened internationally will exhibit her latest work Displacement ab-ject in form of an installation of four monitors of different sizes. Inspired by an intimate relationship with an imagined woman of water who passed away, produced video images of the death of the woman and close-ups of the body to explore the meaning of memory, self, and the perception of woman images.
The Hong Kong-born but San Francisco-basedhas been working with the media of video, sculpture, and installation. His previous work has exhibited the sadness of the fall of heroism. His new work at Para Site, 23 Million Years of Foreplay, was conceived out his fascination of , an ancient Hindu philosophy in which the god stands beyond the limits of sex to be described He, She or It. From his idea of Shivaism, he builds a micro-cosmology out of foam-boards and masking tapes to reflect our inherent spiritual possibility.
More materials are available to view on site at Para Site.
The Archive Project is financially supported by the Project Grant of the Hong Kong Arts Development Council.