Luke Ching Chin Wai, Chris Huen Sin Kai, Kwan Sheung Chi, Kong Chun Hei, Sarah Lai Cheuk Wah, Lui Chun Kwong. Curated by Ying Kwok
Hong Kong 15 July - 15 August 2016
Simon Lee Gallery is proud to present Connect 4, an exhibition exploring the role that social connections and artistic interconnections play in the practice of a group of artists living and working in Hong Kong. Evoking the qualities of the networked city and the broader experiential possibilities of art, the close-knit artistic community of Hong Kong inevitably cultivates a rich sensibility of participation in and referencing between the practices of each artist. This exhibition presents an inter-generational group of artists whose practices explores vernacular materials, forms and contemporaneous emotional and social conditions. The exhibition title and curatorial approach take their cue from the popular game “Connect 4”, with each artist invited to respond to the work of their contemporary. This collaborative call and response approach has resulted in manifold interconnections between the works whilst simultaneously mirroring how the artists themselves relate to each other in their everyday lives, providing an...