朱穎琳
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CHU Wing Lam Kelly

Chu Wing Lam (Kelly) is a visual artist who believes art is a means for her to question idealised notions surrounding us. She primarily practices paintings. She also works with images, moving images and events. Collaborative projects and exhibitions are also significant parts of her art practice.

Debates of painting and feminist theory often inspire her to make impolite works. It is important for her to push the boundaries of taste and disorient the audience expectations. She enjoys transforming the hidden artistic value of different materials, sites and events, which are often ordinary, abandoned or neglected. Her art pieces are often in a state of change, and time plays an important role in activating them.

Her works have been featured in group exhibitions including Zone Out (South Korea, 2019), Give Way to Painting (Hong Kong, 2018), Please Go in Person (2017), Balance (2015) and TASTER (2014). She is also a co-founder of AVA’s happenings, which is an online platform that facilitate self-initiated projects among students.

朱穎琳相信藝術是一個質疑理想化的方法。她主要以繪畫進行創作,並配合圖像,動態影象及偶發事件作為作品形式。她亦曾與其他藝術家共同創作及策辦展覽。

在藝術史中,有關繪畫的研究以及女性主義的討論激發起她創作不禮貌和肆意的作品。她嘗試突破品味的界限,混淆觀眾對藝術的想像。她喜歡將不同材料,場地和事件進行轉化,並發掘其被埋沒的藝術價值。

她的作品常處於可變的狀態,並需要被時間所激活。

Drainage

2018

Paint on drainage

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Drainage (2018) is a site-specific temporal painting, which paint is poured into the drainage trench on the ground and it would be washed away by rain.

Objectification

2019

Laserjet print transferred on plastic bags, video

Size varies, video duration: 7 minutes 7 seconds

The process of transferring printed image of different individuals into plastic bags ‘dehumanized’ the subjects, reducing them into objects that publicly presented. Putting on medium, waiting for it to dry and removing the paper tissue with a sponge. It bears resemblance to the beauty treatment for skin. The faces in Objectification (2019) includes iconic female from the list of ‘100 Most Beautiful Faces’, snow white and AI robot Sophia, etc.

Representation

2019

Crayon on objects

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“Representation” is a painting questioning our relationship with the forms of our objects in our everyday surroundings.

Expression

2019

Paint on mirror, Mina magazine 2018. Issue.07 and book ‘Point and Line to Plane’ by Wassily Kandinsky

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“Expression” is a painting explores the expression of self through line, point and plane.

Network

2019

Venting system’s leaking water of gallery, tea, cotton rope

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Network (2019) is a site-specific installation which operates within the venting system inside a gallery.