about the exhibition
New Works 13.2
July 11–September 15, 2013Born in Fujian (China) in 1977, Chuen immigrated to Hong Kong in 1984 where he lives and works. He obtained his B.A. degree in Fine Arts and Theology from Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2002. The artist’s conceptual artwork includes performance, intervention, and documentation highlighting the contradictions present in the absurd and mundane of daily life. From 2003-07, his work was published in the Hong Kong newspaper Ming Pao; and has been included in numerous solo exhibitions, including Killing 3000 (2012) at the He Xiangning Art Museum in Shenzhen, China; Hong Kong Diary (2010) at the Hong Kong Museum of Art in Hong Kong; Making (Perfect) World in the Hong Kong Pavilion at the 53rd Venice Biennale in 2009, Hong Kong Pavilion; and page 22 (2008) at the 58th Street Branch Library in New York, NY. He is the recipient of The Best Artist, Chinese Contemporary Art Awards 2012, Beijing, China and the Frieze London Best Stand Prize at the 2012 Frieze Art Fair in London, England.