Saturday, Oct 15, 3pm
The Thread is Not Straight
Until Oct 29, 2022
Denny Dimin Gallery
Unit 612, 6th Floor, Remex Centre
42 Wong Chuk Hang Road, Hong Kong
+852 5721 2638
Wednesday – Saturday, 12am – 6pm
Denny Dimin Gallery is delighted to announce a one-off performance Cyring Non-stop by artist IV Chan whose work is currently on view as part of the group exhibition, The Thread is Not Straight at the gallery’s space in Wong Chuk Hang. The performance continues Chan’s ideas on the formation of identity in childhood, with the focus on the complex relationship arc between the child and its immediate surroundings including its objects, environment, and mother figure. The multimedia performance sees Chan collate sound, poetry, fabricated props and costume to create an immersive and nostalgic installation. Chan states that through the poetry and performance, the audience will be infused with “short recollections that resonate the fantasies of an imaginary child”. Through this, the artist touches on dreams and fears of childhood in a whimsical yet visceral experience.
About the artist
IV Chan (born 1978) has received BFA from the Maryland Institute College of Art, a Post Graduate Diploma in Visual Art from Goldsmiths University of London and an MFA from The Chinese University of Hong Kong. Chan was selected to be an artist in residence at Tai Kwun in late 2021 which resulted in a performance of her work Inside/Outside (What my mother did not tell me) at the JC Cube, Tai Kwun. She was also part of the studio visit programme at ParaSite during the pandemic and has exhibited at Oi Street Art Space, Karin Weber Gallery, Sothebys Hong Kong, Osage Gallery, Hong Kong and in exhibitions in China mainland and Taiwan.