“The Images Left Behind”: Shiu Sheng Hung and active archiving at Affinity Art, Hong Kong

Emerging Taiwanese artist Shiu Sheng Hung transfixes threatened memories to halt their disappearance. Between “paint skins”, wooden blocks, postcards and pencil drawings, the young artist considers the transience of local histories through a conceptual takeover of Hong Kong’s Affinity Art Gallery. Installation view of “Shiu Sheng Hung: The Images Left…

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“Systems of Demarcation”: Algerian painter Driss Ouadahi at Von der Heydt-Kunsthalle, Wuppertal-Barmen

Driss Ouadahi’s paintings have rooted themselves in “Systems of Demarcation”, a collaborative exhibition detailing architectural mechanisms of control. The artist’s grand representations of urban sprawl offer points of reflection, poignantly addressing migration, colonialism, barriers and exclusion. Driss Ouadahi in front of his piece ‘To the ground’, 2007. Photo: VDHM. Image…

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