’s latest series of minimalist paintings are exhibited together with some of his hobby craftworks. In order to lead the visitors into ’s world of painting, handmade wooden chairs and stools are also brought from his house, turning Para Site into ‘ ‘s Household’, presenting a normal domestic environment. Visitors are also customers, they are free to browse and buy, criticize and bargain on the lower-quality ‘goods’, as if being in a flea market.
The exhibition is not only an introduction of s creative space to the visitors, and to juxtapose these direct or indirect elements related to his paintings, but it is also a display of the multiple sources of inspiration for ’s practice. With the rapid advancement of electronic technology, where virtual communications are frequent and complex, the way of conveying emotions changed from simple physical contact to distant virtual conversations. is not used to this new reality, instead, he continues with his systematic and continuous practice, where he carefully handcrafts his works. Perhaps what truly needs is a hug for a simple exchange of emotion.
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.