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Tsang Kin-Wah

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Turning the Tables on Global Self-Evidence   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
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Georges Adéagbo, Brook Andrew, Raqs Media Collective, Marjolijn Dijkman, Mark Dion, Meschac Gaba, Simryn Gill, Mona Hatoum, Romuald Hazoumè, Femke Herregraven, Tsang Kin-Wah, Rivane Neuenschwander, Lucy + Jorge Orta, Batoul S'himi, Taryn Simon, Andrea Stultiens, Pascale Marthine Tayou, Ghana ThinkTank, Tintin Wulia, Chen Zhen at Museum De Lakenhal June 27th, 2015 - October 4th, 2015
Posted 7/20/15
Empty prisons, abandoned shipyards, derelict factories—in the past couple of decades these raw and unpolished places have become very popular as locations for art fairs, biennials, and temporary exhibitions. Often it’s simply because of their atmospheric quality. Or to stress the fact that the art on show really is connected to the outside world and not only functions within the artificial ecosystem of the museum. But it works best if the location’s identity and the exhibition’s content are in synch. With Global Imagi... [more]
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Hong Kong Home Boy   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
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Tsang Kin-Wah at Pearl Lam Galleries Hong Kong July 27th, 2012 - August 27th, 2012
Posted 8/20/12
Tsang Kin-Wah may be one of the most internationally recognized Hong Kong artists, with recent major outings at the Mori Art Museum, the Lyon Biennale, and the Sydney Biennale, among others, but his presence in Hong Kong itself, for the last several years at least, has been ambivalent. He is known as something of a shadowy figure, often appearing quietly and anonymously, whose trademark installations are included only in the most unlikely and unexpected of exhibitions. Prior to this landmark exhibiti... [more]
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Black-out Viewing at Center   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
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Hamra Abbas, Adel Abdessemed, Wong Hoy Cheong, Pak Sheung Chuen, Thierry Fontaine, Shaun Gladwell, Tsang Kin-Wah, Dinh Q. Lê, Wangechi Mutu, Dan Perjovschi, Shahzia Sikander, Dimitar Solakov, Nedko Solakov, Sun Xun, Du Zhenjun, Jiang Zhi at Times Museum December 30th, 2011 - February 6th, 2012
Posted 1/2/12
Doubt is a concept close to my heart (for all the right – and wrong reasons). It is a state of being separated from fixed ideas, moving into a region where certainties flicker out like an ageing fluorescent strip. I feel this movement into doubt is a primary activity of art: simulation, illusion, questioning, all the while leaving the audience open to new thoughts and ways of thinking. The artist does things and I ask: “Why are they doing this?” Doubt is a region of productivity, of investigation, of cross... [more]
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