Tag: Xu Qu
Hong Kong Spring Exhibitions
Published on ocula.com, 14 April 2016 Afterwork at Para Site 19 March to 29 May 2016 In a city where the problems and issues facing migrant workers—who make up approximately 4% of the population, and are mainly women—are seldom addressed, and where stories of injustice and tales of domestic-helper abuse by employers have been making headlines…
Art Basil (sic) Hong Kong
Published on ocula.com, 31 March 2016 I was Brainwashed the Friday before Art Basel Hong Kong kicked off. French street artist, Mr. Brainwash, was holding court—to an audience full of Hong Kong society types, complete with bodyguards, and media—with a spray can in a graffiti decorated shell-space in Lan Kwai Fong. It was one of…
Idioms of Identity
After a decade out of the Paris spotlight, Chinese contemporary art returns to centre stage with two exhibitions presented by the Louis Vuitton Foundation. Diana d’Arenberg Parmanand visits the studios where six of the featured artists meditate on the complexities of a society in flux.
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