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Cruel Luxuries at Blue Lotus Gallery

Photo by Jin Heng This Saturday 16th December you're welcome to come by Blue Lotus Gallery at 4pm for an encounter with Cruel Luxuries. Each time is an experiment, with more layers of sound and material. More info here Hope to see you there.

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Cruel Luxuries Hong Kong [beta]

Photo by Marcel Hejinen On 1st and 2nd December, the Cheung Chau Wave festival hosted the first stage of my project Cruel Luxuries. It's an exploration of the cruelty behind many of humanity's highest or luxurious art forms, from large (the Pyramids) to small (cochineal to produce organic red dye). …

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Lost and Found: Beijing

Out now: a photo book I edited for ThingsAsian Press. Lost and Found: Beijing is a portrait of a city by five photographers. Each brings a different perspective to the Chinese capital.       Cover of Lost and Found: …

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Athens21: Re-frieze-ing

The Athens21: Re-frieze-ing project is a seventy-five meter portrait of the city created with silhouettes of Athens residents from all walks of life, who are bringing their city into the 21st century. Most prints were made with Melissa Network, several …

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Tree of Exceptions, Reimagined

Tree of Exceptions has been reconfigured and installed in a new space: the Blue Gallery of the Yew Chung Foundation's Secondary Campus in Kowloon Tong (Hong Kong). It will be exhibited until late August 2017. You are welcome to visit by …

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Alternative Photography Installation (2017)

"Tree of Exceptions" installation at Pimary art residency, New Territories, Hong Kong Painted dimensions: 1m x 16m, Cyanotype and Vandyke photo chemicals painted on handmade paper, installation variable Painted and ready to install Ground floor installation blends with Pimary's existing elements (photo …

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Tree of Exceptions in the South China Morning Post

"Tree of Exceptions" review here         A post shared by Movana Chen (@movanachen) on May 11, 2017 at 9:23am PDT      

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Growing “Tree of Exceptions”

Photos as the installation Tree of Exceptions grows in a village house in Hong Kong's New Territories Cyanotype "bricks" test negatives imprinted with villagers' memories Negatives installed on windows Paintings in progress: before developing in sunlight (L) and after (R) …

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Tree of Exceptions

Thanks to the invitation of Pimary art residency in Hong Kong's New Territories, I have the chance to explore the rural side of our city, and its unique histories. My new project, "Tree of Exceptions", will be a large-scale painting installation …

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Open Studio 2017

        Installing "Typhoon 2", Cyanotype photogram for my annual Open Studio in Hong Kong. Evidently I've not been interested in mastering selfies.    If you're in Hong Kong, you're welcome to stop by my annual Open Studio. …

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