Knitting Conversations

M+ 38 Museum Drive, West Kowloon Cultural District, Kowloon

WHAT This monumental installation by the Hong Kong artist reflects on female labour, personal and shared memories, material transformation, and time. Originally conceived as a participatory work, audience members were invited to contribute to the work by bringing along a treasured book. Chen transforms books by shredding the books’ pages, abstracting and decontextualising their content,…

Space Utopia

La Galerie G/F, 74 Hollywood Road, Central

WHAT This exhibition features the works of the French photographer, presenting a unique blend of documentary and staged scenarios featuring an astronaut as the main protagonist. The artist’s work offers an intriguing exploration of technology and its interaction with both nature and human perception. The gallery becomes a portal into Fournier's visually stunning universe, where…

Xi Jiu: Forging the Swords

PHD Group Canal Road Flyover, Wan Chai

WHAT The Beijing-based artist creates a visual interpretation of the iconic tale, ‘Forging the Swords’ by Lu Xun. The exhibition presents a scene-by-scene critique of sacrifice and submission to violence. The collection of miniature artworks invite closer inspection, with traditional fine lines and colour blocks resembling Chinese gongbi paintings. However, the artist lends a softer,…

Shanshui: Echoes and Signals

M+ 38 Museum Drive, West Kowloon Cultural District, Kowloon

WHAT This thematic exhibition draws from the collections of the museum, featuring the complex connections between landscape and humanity in our post-industrial and increasingly virtual world. The exhibition reimagines shanshui, a cultural legacy integral to Chinese philosophical thinking and poetic imagination, through a diverse range of contemporary artistic mediums, including sculpture, moving image, sound, design…

ZigZag Paintings

Almine Rech Gallery 2/F, 27 Huqiu Road, Huangpu

WHAT The presentation is a collection of paintings by the German artist, who is best known for his abstract works that resemble drawing, writing or calligraphy, and which convey movements of dance. The thick impasto zig-zag strokes are repetitive and trance-like, evoking musical notes that echo and reverberate. WHY The presentation is a must-see for…

Peter Alexander

Pace Gallery   12/F H Queen's, 80 Queen's Road, Central

WHAT This exhibition brings into focus the mesmerising works of the late American artist (1939-2020), which were created during the last decade of his life. Alexander’s unique artistry lies in how he primarily utilises resin to create luminous sculptures that capture and play with light; his final years brought new experimentations with colour and form.…