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'Fotomo' Workshop with 葉家偉 Alexis Ip @ Blue Lotus Gallery SOLD OUT

  • Blue Lotus Gallery 1606 Chai Wan Industrial City Phase 1 60 Wing Tai Road, Chai Wan Hong Kong (map)

Fotomo [photo-collage] Workshop

SOLD OUT

with 葉家偉 Alexis Ip

Learn exciting techniques with respected Hong Kong artist

 葉家偉 Alexis Ip

葉家偉 Alexis Ip

DATE + TIME:                      09 June 2018 @ 2-4pm

DETAILS:                             Max. 10 participants aged 12+

PRICE:                                 $380

VENUE:                                1606 Chai Wan Industrial City Phase 1, 60 Wing Tai Rd., Chai Wan

OPENING HOURS:               Tuesday - Saturday 11am - 6pm

Please sign up for the exhibition by emailing Christina: christina@bluelotus-gallery.com

As part of the exhibition:

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Currently a secondary school Visual Arts teacher, Alexis Ip practiced pottery and sculpture under the guidance of Mr. Eric Chan, Mr. Chan Chung Kong and Mr. Chu Tat Shing. His FOTOMO work “The Blue House” and his pottery work “The Old Memories” were selected in the Hong Kong Arts Biennial 2005. His FOTOMO work “Hong Kong Image, Fa Yuen Street” is the winner of Hong Kong Contemporary Arts Award 2009. Alexis works are collected by Hong Kong Museum of Arts and overseas art lovers. Artists influenced by Dadaism of the 1920’s turned out a large amount of photomontage. Readymades by Marcel Duchamp also included collages. Alexis Ip’s 3-dimensional Fotomo (i.e. photo + model) is contrary to high technology ; his creation is hand-crafted from a collage of numerous photographs depicting old neighbourhoods, street scenes and the celebrations of festivals. Trivial stories within a big city are contained in his model of micro-photos.

“Normally we see everything three dimensionally but in photography everything is turned two dimensional. What is so special about my works is the two dimensional is turned back into three dimensional though many layers. As a result the most ordinary street scenes like a vegetable or fruit vendor which people hardly pay attention to become magical.”

葉家偉 Alexis Ip

 

Unique pieces by the artist will be available during the exhibition.

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For More information or interviews with the artist please contact us.

Press, Sales & Other Inquiries:  

Christina Jensen:        christina@bluelotus-gallery.com  (English)

Sarah Greene            sarah@bluelotus-gallery.com (English)

Eunice Lam :             eunice@bluelotus-gallery.com (Chinese)