The retrospective oncomes in two parts, at 1a space, opening on Wednesday November 1 and at Para Site Art Space on Friday, November 10, 2006.
highlights works from the 70s, featuring mainly paintings, together with her experimental Polaroid works and the documentation of her performance works. A dialogue with is featured in the form of a creative piece.
, researched and curated by , presents reconstruction and adaptation of her previous installation series – (1989-97) and (1997-2000). One of the key performances in which had participated, 1989), is re-interpreted in video form by a group of students from .
Two forums are held during the course of both exhibitions., to take place at (November 18), is targeted at current art students and young artists where delivers the narrative of her struggle as an artist growing up in Hong Kong and educated overseas and is joined by other artists and art critics to explore the many questions that confront a local artist. takes place at Para Site Art Space (November 25), inviting experienced practitioners in art criticism, art education and curatorship to start a dialogue with on her at the art space. The creative process is tied to broader questions of the dynamic relation between art-making, criticism and education, and the polemic role of curatorial practice.
To coincide with the exhibition opening at Para Site Art Space,, a book on the research and retrospective of is launched.
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.