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Almond Chu: In the Future

29 September - 12 November

Free

EVENT DESCRIPTION

La Galerie is delighted to present a solo exhibition from Almond Chu’s newest series “IN THE FUTURE”, a collection of his platinum prints with his painting on each unique piece.

IN THE FUTURE / Almond CHU

What will we build in the future?

The world before the crisis has been changed.

The Red & Grey Sculpture is a milestone in the story of our civilizations,

as well as the colorful insertion in the black & white pictures.

Humans believe they can rule the world, but within the passing years, the world fell into a state of chaos, confusion, and panic. Politics and disease have modified us. It has been a huge blow: we have lost our normal life, the economy has collapsed, and the global order has lost its balance as countries blame each other…All kinds of behaviors have exposed humanity’s prejudice, selfishness, and ignorance…

We also have discovered new things about ourselves. Did it modify what we care for and what we want? When we get back on our feet, our thoughts about the future are probably much changed.

We experimented the end of many certainties: it is the door towards a new future.

ABOUT THE ARTIST / ORGANISER

Almond Chu is a Hong Kong based artist/photographer. Graduated from the Tokyo College of Photography in 1986. He sets up his own studio in 1993 and work on art and commercial projects.

He has been invited to exhibit his work in various countries such as Germany, Italy, Denmark, Canada, Russia, Japan, China, Hong Kong, Singapore and New Zealand. Besides, his work has been featured in numerous international publications.

In 1993, he was awarded Agfa Fellowship Young Photographer Award by Asian Culture Council and stayed in New York at the same year. In 2004, he was invited to be one of the prominent speakers of the Internationally Literary and Aesthetic Symposium organized by Bonn University and the Art & Exhibition Hall of Deutschland, Germany. In 2005, he founded the art photography organization pH5 Photo Group which focused in promoting art photography in Hong Kong. In 2007, he founded the art photography magazine pHi and was appointed as the editor-in-chief.

His works have been collected by Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong Kong Heritage Museum, Guangdong Museum of Art, University Museum and Art Gallery of the University of Hong Kong, OCT Art & Design Gallery Shenzhen, Osage Gallery, Lumenvisum Gallery, Lee Hysan Foundation, Deutsche Bank, Peninsula Hotel Hong Kong, Mandarin Oriental Hotel Taipei, Hotel LKF, New World Development Co Ltd, Cathay Pacific Airways, Agfa-Gavert (HK) Ltd and private collectors.

Details

Start:
29 September
End:
12 November
Admission:
Free
Event Category:

Organiser

La Galerie Paris 1839
Phone:
25404777
Email:
contact@lagalerie.hk
Website:
https://www.lagalerie.hk/

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