Un Cheng /
What’s there when you ain’t home? /
May 24 – Jul 9, 2022 /
15/F, Po Chai Industrial Building
28 Wong Chuk Hang Road, Wong Chuk Hang
+852 2517 6238
Tuesday – Saturday, 10.30am – 6.30pm
Blindspot Gallery is proud to present Un Cheng’s exhibition What’s there when you ain’t home, encapsulating a visual journal of the restless wanderer-painter in Iceland and Sham Shui Po. No two landscapes can be more different than the sparse winter of a Nordic Island and the hectic urban subtropics of Kowloon. Yet, the artist ravishes in the amorphous abstraction of atmospheric light, thick textures of oil, vibrant blocs of colours, and strokes of falling snow and rising vapour. Resonantly, these psychological landscapes lay bare the desire of an itinerant artist-traveller to resist loneliness, forge human connections, and fall in love with an eclectic world that at times feels geographically isolated and emotionally indifferent.