Belgian artist Francis Alÿs confronts us-and-them mentality in Hong Kong exhibition that focuses on migration

//Belgian artist Francis Alÿs confronts us-and-them mentality in Hong Kong exhibition that focuses on migration

Belgian artist Francis Alÿs confronts us-and-them mentality in Hong Kong exhibition that focuses on migration

It wasn’t just the rarity of an overseas artist’s visit amid the coronavirus pandemic that made Francis Alÿs’ arrival so hotly anticipated in Hong Kong. His three decades of making humanist, absurdist art from his home in Mexico City and in other places outside the mainstream, developed art centres have informed the work of two generations of Hong Kong conceptual artists.These include Tozer Pak Sheung-chuen, now in his forties, who participated in a 2010 international exhibition called “I‘m Not…

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