is one of the most regarded contemporary artists. After big survey exhibitions in major museums around the world he returns to the city where his career took the crucial turnaround: .
lived here and developed his idea of the that would later make him into one of the most regarded artist of his generation. are small drawings that are inspired from the cityscapes as well as brain structures and spiritual centers. These are concerned with the City and the Space as much as with the individual notion of moving and traveling. Originally born out of the necessity to draw in a small 2 by 1 meter room in these small drawings developed into an important tool not only to remember his journeys but also function as foundations for bigger paintings and spectacular room-size installations.
For his first exhibition in Hong Kong,which are complied from various collections, presented on view for the first time ever in Hong Kong. The artist stays in Hong Kong to develop a completely new wall- installation that draws reference to his early but also creates a series of wall-paintings acting as juxtaposition to the smaller paintings in the exhibition.
the artist talk is held in collaboration with the
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.