HONG KONG 2017 ART PREVIEW
Young Talent Hong Kong
To celebrate the 5th year of the successful Young Talent Hong Kong exhibition, co-curators Eric Leung (Art Consultant & Curator) and May Wong (Fair Manager, Affordable Art Fair) will bring together the best new graduates alongside a selection of previously featured Young Talent Hong Kong artists. New cutting-edge recent graduates TANG Ming Sum, CHEUK Wing Nam, Zaffer CHAN Sui Ying, CHU Yiu Wai, Lonely LAU Siu Chung will give a new perspective and insight into these young artists’ minds. Alongside them, past Young Talent artists will offer a showcase of work presenting the development of their careers and their practice since first participating with the fair and will include; LAU Ching-Wa, Jess, TUNG Wing Hong and Dirty Paper, YIP Kin Bon, Elvis and SIU Wai Hang.
From left to right:
1. Dirty paper, 'Entrance to the pool', 2017, Drawings and installation, 200 x 100cm.
2. Lau Ching Wa, ‘A night to walk through’, 2017, Video installation, 15 x 23 x 3 cm, Edition 1 of 8.
3. Siu Wai Hang, ‘Customer 01’, 2017, Digital print on thermal paper receipts, 167.5 x 23.5cm, Edition 1 original with AP.
4. Tung Wing Hong, ‘Untitled’, 2017, Video installation.
5. Yip Kin Bon, ‘Waterline’, 2017, Newspaper, 56 x 205cm.
6. Chan Sui Ying Zaffer, ‘Scene II’, 2017, Ink and colour on silk, paper hinges, balsa wood, beech and Japanese papers, 37 x 78 x 5cm.
7. Cheuk Wing Nam, ‘No Sense Of Touch’, 2016, Sound installation, Edition 1 of 4.
8. Chu Yiu Wai, ‘Portable Art Vending Machine’, 2016, Multimedia installation, 170 x 85 x 85cm, Edition 1 of 5.
9. Lau Siu Chung, ‘Opposite’, 2017, Oil on canvas, 76.2 x 63.5cm.
10. Tang Ming Sum, ‘Dialogue Glass’, Installation, size varies.
After its inaugural year at the fair in 2016, FRESH returns to present works by artists from around the world who are new to Affordable Art Fair Hong Kong. This year artists will include; pop surrealist Dina Goldstein (Canada), recognised visual artist, curator and art educator Urich Lau (Singapore), Lu Yu (China) from new gallery La Vu, distinctive artist Hagar Vardimon (Israel) who uses threads on paper, local ceramic artist Ryan Cheng (Hong Kong), Gareth Hayward (United Kingdom) who creates works by photographing layers of feathers to form wings as well as artist led group Xiang Demei (China) led by Hei Yiyang which creates collages using money and paper to re- examine at the world.
From left to right:
1. Dina Goldstein, ‘Fallen Princess: Snowy’, 2008, Pigment on archival paper, 41 x 51cm, Galerie Barrou Planquart.
2. Ryan Cheng, ‘Bicone IV’, Stoneware, 2016, 15 x 11.5cm, Giant Year Gallery.
3. Xiang Demei (Hei Yiyang), 'BABY -Triston', 2017, Collage with global banknotes, 25 x 35.5cm LANS Gallery.
4. Urich Lau, ‘Filmscapes: Pulp Fiction Empty Scenes #6’, 2016, Photograph on aluminium, 20.3 x 20.3cm, Edition 1, Instinc.
5. Magnus Gjoen, ‘About the Dead Either Well or Nothing - Pink’, 2017, Inkjet print with 24ct Gold Leaf, 57 x 70cm, Limited Edition of 40, Turner Barnes Gallery.
6. Hagar Vardimon, 'Going in Circles I', Collage on a photograph, 25 x 25cm, Retrospect Galleries.
7. Lu Yu, ‘Relationship No.4’, 2015, Acrylic on canvas, 40 x 50cm, La Vu Gallery.
8. Gareth Hayward, ‘HYBRID 1’, 2017, C-Type photograph, 100 x 100cm, Limited Edition of 5, Turner Barnes Gallery.