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‘Counterfeit’ Banknote Workshop

Venue

Para Site
22/F, Wing Wah Ind. Building, 677 King's Road
Quarry Bay, Hong Kong

RSVP required here
30 mins for each session, 4 participants per session
In Cantonese

 

In this ‘Counterfeit’ Banknote Workshop, artist Eastman Cheng will give an introduction of the screen printing process behind the work NMNT Vault, inside the ‘counterfeit banknote factory’ set up in the exhibition space of ‘Minding the G(r)a(s)p’. In addition to gaining insight into screen printing as an artistic practice, participants will also have the opportunity to print their very own $1,000 ‘counterfeit’ banknote. Reserve your spot now!

About the artist

Eastman Cheng has consistently been focusing on creating soft sculptures with a range of textures, colours, and stitches. She uses a range of sewing techniques to create interesting visual effects that add layers of meaning and express her viewpoints toward various social issues. She has exhibited extensively in Hong Kong, including ‘Contagious Cities: Far Away, Too Close’, Tai Kwun Contemporary (2019); ‘Scenery of Dialogue—Artist in Hospital’, 1a space (2018); and ‘#ArtTravellers Exhibition Series I: Decoding Exotic Lands’, Art Promotion Office (2017). Her solo projects have been presented at Hong Kong Institute of Creative Culture Lee Shau Kee School of Creativity (2016); Chinese Arts Centre, Manchester (2010); Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Hong Kong (2006); and Hong Kong Visual Arts Centre (2000). Cheng graduated with an MFA and a BA from the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2009 and 2000 respectively. 

www.eastmancheng.com