All posts tagged: Galerie Huit

Gordon Cheung

By Remo Notarianni It is hard to think of Gordon Cheung’s worlds as homes. But his landscapes, often mountainous, vast and empty, yet shimmering and abundant with flowers, might begin to look eerily familiar as technology blurs our reality and modernity transforms or even erases our living spaces. Home at Galerie Huit is a body of mixed-media paintings and sculptures that raises questions about the meaning of a domicile: a place of birth, a residence, a source of heritage or identity, or a land that is conquered by an empire. Cheung reflects on his personal story as a Brit born to Chinese immigrants who left Hong Kong, a place that many fondly consider home despite its political turmoil. He sees this as part of a volatile global situation that has created complex individuals who live in an in-between space, caught between rapidly changing layers of history that define, at least temporarily, as they confuse identities. His work asks what we are becoming as our societies change, and what we could become if they disappeared. “This …

SOHO 189 Art Lane Second Anniversary Party

SOHO 189 Art Lane is thrilled to celebrate its second anniversary with an exclusive evening for art enthusiasts. The galleries housed in the eponymous building, Galerie Huit, Leo Gallery, Pearl Lam Galleries SOHO and Puerta Roja, will present exclusive previews including special live performances and unveil new site-specific installations. Since its launch in 2015, SOHO 189 Art Lane has become established as one of the most exciting, diverse art destinations in Hong Kong. Located five minutes’ walk from Central, SOHO 189 Art Lane fuses exhibitions of the highest international standard with the buzz of the eclectic, constantly changing Sheung Wan neighbourhood. With an annual roster of curated shows, internationally recognised artists and programmes of performances, films and art, SOHO 189 Art Lane continues to engage the art community locally and beyond. On this special occasion, the four galleries will present an inspirational, diverse selection of four solo shows by accomplished international artists from China, India and Venezuela. All the works will be showcased in Hong Kong for the first time. Galerie Huit presents the solo …