How artist has turned forgotten Hong Kong novels into new digital art and online experiences

//How artist has turned forgotten Hong Kong novels into new digital art and online experiences

How artist has turned forgotten Hong Kong novels into new digital art and online experiences

Literature has long inspired other art forms. Nineteenth-century painter Sir John Everett Millais famously depicted, on canvas, the tragic death of Shakespearean character Ophelia, in Hamlet, in his eponymous painting. Many of the longest running Broadway shows such as The Phantom of the Opera, Wicked and Les Miserables were all inspired by literary classics. In 2010, a “sculptural” book called Tree of Codes was published, created by bestselling American author Jonathan Safran Foer, who cut…

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