KWONG MAN CHUN
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Artist Statement

My paintings are inspired by the dissociate state of my memories and my imagination. When I was small, I thought the colourful street lights were the greatest images of Sham Shui Po. I searched for identities that came to Hong Kong from far away. I saw Yip Man in movies, I saw Ding Yan Yong in books, and I saw a Dai Pai Dong while waiting for a friend.I combined all of these images into the same pictures.They are held closely in my identity.There are always wanderers behind the prosperous city.

Artist Biography
 

Kwong Man Chun graduated from the Academy of Visual Arts, Hong Kong Baptist University in 2013, is a painter who is interested in exploring complex emotional sediments embodied by local histories, memories and anecdote stories. His works have been shown in “Fresh Trend 2013Art Graduates Joint Exhibition”,”Power of Narrative – The Life of the Invisible “(2014) a travelling exhibition shown in five community spaces, “Babbling to Learn – KWONG Man Chun and LAI Wai Shan”(2014) at Mdd Gallery and other art spaces.