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Pseudo collection - what do artists collect

Exhibition / Hong Kong
May 28, 2016 - July 22, 2016
Tue - Sun | 11:00 - 19:00 1a space 
Unit 14, Cattle Depot Artist Village
63 Ma Tau Kok Road
To Kwa Wan
Kowloon
Hong Kong

Everyone has a habit of collecting, be it a fetish, a memory or other reasons. Collecting is not merely about storing things up for daily life use, but an act when individuals gather, conserve and categorize objects for a piece of memory or appreciation. Not limited to collectors who buy valuable art works, the common people is able to afford collections to various extents, from fast food restaurants’ memorabilia to limited editions toys and sports shoes. These collectibles are not priceless in monetary value but important in another sense. They crystallize the lifestyle and culture of some individuals and specific communities.
With popularization of art fairs and collecting culture in this day and age, shall we have more imaginations and boundary-pushing practices towards “collection”? Possibilities and imaginations to “collection” are demonstrated in this exhibition via the showcase of artists’ collections.

Grantees: Chin Fung Jeff Leung, Tung Pang Lam

Website: http://www.oneaspace.org.hk/exhibition_press_release.php?eID=153