LEUNG Chi Wo Block Game 2006

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What this is about

The frame of the classical Chinese windows were filled up with wooden blocks which were then made use for building a pseudio-architectural model. The making of this "townscape" is out of the changing light/darkness of the "windowscape". 

A video covering the whole process including the interaction between the artist and those who run into the scene is projected underneath the wooden model.

About the artist

LEUNG Chi-wo was born in Hong Kong. He graduated with a MFA from the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 1997 after studying photography study in l’Istituto per lo Sviluppo Socio-Economico dello Spilimberghese in Italy and an internship in the Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst in Ghent, Belgium. He has done a few exhibitions in Hong Kong, New York, Melbourne, Tokyo, Oslo, Vienna, Hamburg and Toronto, etc. Awards received include the Asian Cultural Council Fellowship (1997) and Urban Council Award of the Contemporary Hong Kong Art Biennial (1996). In 2000, he has held a solo exhibition in the Queens Museum of Art, New York. In 2001, his site-specific project was exhibited in the Hong Kong Pavilion in the Venice Biennale.