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Emerging artists reflect on the current context of Hong Kong through the theme of light in an exhibition curated by Monica Allende for Seen Fifteen and Safehouse 2 this Photo London week in the capital and then showing until 25 September.
Each artist offers varied interpretations of light while exploring the possibilities of the media of photography, film, performance, and pinhole camera to bring attention to the city’s transforming social climate.
The exhibition, titled ‘Light’ features artists Caleb Fung, Liao Jiaming, O’Young Moli, Julian, Tang Kwong San, Yuen Nga Chi, Wong Wei-him and Catrine Val.
“While the notion of ‘Light’ is intrinsically related to photography, determining tone, mood and atmosphere in the process of image making, it also allows for artistic interpretation, whether it is about the dawn of life, or light as a symbol for reason, enlightenment and knowledge and the capacity of humans to develop on a rational level. In Plato’s allegory of the cave, light allows us to see the shadows on the wall. If humans were to leave the cave and venture outside, the light of the sun would let them see the world around them. Light, therefore, means knowledge” commented curator Monica Allende
Seen Fifteen Gallery
Studio DG1 The Bussey Building, 133 Copeland Rd, London SE15 3SN
137 Copeland Rd, London, SE15 3SN
Opening Times: Thursday-Sunday 11am-5pm
Open during Peckham 24: Late Friday Opening 6pm to midnight Saturday 11am to 6pm Sunday 11am to 6pm
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