Opening: 6 Sep 2018 (Fri), 19:00
Exhibition Period: 06 Sep 2018 – 25 Sep 2018
Time: 10:00- 19:00
Venue: Gallery, Academy of Visual Arts, Hong Kong Baptist University, Kai Tak Campus, 51 Kwun Tong Road, Kowloon, Hong Kong
A group of Visual Art graduates of AVA, HKBU in 2016 who focus on media such as painting, video and installation art would like to share their new attempts and thoughts in this exhibition. A blank character, or “□ “, is a Chinese punctuation used when absent of words or fragments are found in articles or literature. Taking “blank characters in life” as a starting point, the artists from this exhibition are trying to record the fragments of our lives through their observation of the hectic city.
Cheung Yee Kwan, Sonia
Cheung Yee Kwan Sonia graduated from the Academy of Visual Arts, Hong Kong Baptist University in 2016. Her practice mainly focuses on video and installation. Sonia explores the nexus between objects and urban lifestyles, and try to understand their ways of communication.
Lai Siu Wai, Arrow
Lai Siu Wai Arrow devoted himself in the area of early art education after graduation. LAI has continued his path in art making, and he has been actively participating in art related events. LAI’s creative practices include creating images and texts through typography, graphic design, book design, comic art, and printmaking. LAI mainly explores the pictorial and textual relationships by such art forms.
Ho Tze Chun, Billy
Ho Tze Chun Billy is interested in painting, including watercolour, oil, and Chinese Gongbi painting. His paintings are inspired by the colours of light and shadow in the daily scenery. He will combine them with the composition and atmosphere depending on his impression of the scenery.
Keung Lok Lam, Kennif
Keung Lok Lam Kennif graduated from Hong Kong Baptist University in 2016. Keung uses the photographs she took as the reference to her paintings. She finds it fascinating how reality transforms into photographs and paintings, as it creates a sense of visual dynamics and dimensional illusions. The objective of Keung’s paintings is not to solely translate the literal meaning of the original photographs, but also to emphasize on the beauty and vitality of our reality.
Ma Wai Ting Suison
Ma Wai Ting Suison graduated from the Academy of Visual Arts, Hong Kong Baptist University in 2017. Her works concern form, authenticity and aesthetics. Through creative practice with different medium and form, observe double meaning from the conflict in daily lives peoples, things and objects.