Fill in the Space: The Truth Coming Out of Her Well to Shame Mankind
Nov 13, 2021 – Dec 06, 2021
Inspired by French artist Jean-Léon Gérôme's painting of the same title, "The Truth Coming Out of Her Well to Shame Mankind" discusses the emotional reactions triggered by the revelation of the truth and the artists' personal responses to the unexpected changes in their lives. Thomas Fung tells stories through landscape and cinematic paintings. His works are metaphors of today's society and culture. Harrison Wong's conceptual practice merges contemporary installation with poetry, expressing his streams of consciousness through verbal and visual constructions.
Participating Artists (in alphabetical order)
Thomas Fung graduated from the Chinese University of Hong Kong with a B.A. Fine Arts. As a painter, he sees painting as a visual poetry, and apply cinematic arrangement to his paintings. He intends to paint with a storytelling approach. Referring to texts, myths and historical context, his work always metaphors the world we perceive and develop a sense of absurdity.
Harrison Wong is a Hong Kong-based artist. His works centre around his care to humanity and he will deploy any form necessary for his artistic expression.
Kalen Lee and 1a space