All posts tagged: Denny Dimin Gallery

Performance by IV Chan at Denny Dimin Gallery Hong Kong

IV ChanPerformanceSaturday, Oct 15, 3pm Current exhibition:The Thread is Not StraightUntil Oct 29, 2022 Denny Dimin GalleryUnit 612, 6th Floor, Remex Centre42 Wong Chuk Hang Road, Hong Kong+852 5721 2638Wednesday – 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 artistIV Chan (born 1978) has received BFA from …

OPENING: Denny Dimin Gallery Hong Kong

Natalie Baxter, Damien H. Ding, Lau Wai, Paula WilsonLunarianJan 22 – Mar 16, 2022Opening: Saturday, Jan 22, 2 – 6pm Denny Dimin GalleryUnit 612, 6th Floor, Remex Centre42 Wong Chuk Hang Road, Hong Kong+852 5721 2638Wednesday – Saturday, 12am – 6pm Denny Dimin Gallery is pleased to announce Lunarian, a group exhibition featuring four international artists at the gallery’s Hong Kong location. The title, Lunarian refers to imagery of moons and ‘mooning’ throughout the exhibition in both its visual context – the intentional display of naked bottoms as seen in Paula Wilson’s, The Light Becomes You (2018)and Natalie Baxter’s, Housecoat VI (2021) – as well as the emotional state of ‘mooning’ – a wistful longing – which is prevalent in all the works as they depict complicated relationships with memory, nostalgia and desire.

Hong Kong – Tales of the City

Denny Dimin Gallery & Videotage / New York / Mar 13 – May 2, 2020 / Mimi Wong / Even before the pandemic struck, the dystopian visions and reimagined histories presented in Hong Kong – Tales of the City felt extremely relevant and timely. Media works from nine artists belonging to Hong Kong’s oldest video collective address a range of vital issues, from civic engagement to the impact of globalisation on contemporary urban life. The collaboration between Videotage and Denny Dimin Gallery opened in New York just as the city headed into lockdown. As part the ongoing effort to prevent the further spread of Covid-19, the gallery’s temporary closure meant that the group exhibition could only be viewed online. Instead of moving through rooms with monitors and headsets, one simply had to scroll down the page to navigate the three parts devised by curator Isaac Leung. With most run times clocking in at 10 minutes or under, the videos could comfortably be watched in one sitting. The first section, Publicness, introduced the notion of a collective consciousness through …