Sean Raspet’s artwork “Screen (EP1.1 iPSCs stem cell line-derived human retinal organoids)” is a square array of 36 test tubes containing a pink culture in each of which a single retinal organoid grows. It is part of his first solo exhibition in Hong Kong.

Conceptual art goes molecular with works you can smell but can’t see, and one that ‘sees’ you

  • Immersive exhibition features fragrance molecules pumped from electronic diffusers, and an array of test tubes growing retinal cells like those in our eyes
  • ‘As a sculptor I have always been interested in transforming materials,’ says Detroit-based Sean Raspet, who wants art to connect better with reality
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Sean Raspet’s artwork “Screen (EP1.1 iPSCs stem cell line-derived human retinal organoids)” is a square array of 36 test tubes containing a pink culture in each of which a single retinal organoid grows. It is part of his first solo exhibition in Hong Kong.
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Sharon Cheung with former Hong Kong financial secretary John Tsang at her solo art exhibition in Tsim Sha Tsui. Photo: Xiaomei Chen

Balm for a divided city: All the Little Joys, Hong Kong art show by ex-journalist, intended to lift spirits

  • Former journalist Sharon Cheung’s art has a positivity that is reflected in her use of highly saturated colours
  • Proceeds of her exhibition will go to Cheung’s Lion Rock Spirit Fellowship, which funds two terms of study for a Hong Kong journalist at Oxford University
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Sharon Cheung with former Hong Kong financial secretary John Tsang at her solo art exhibition in Tsim Sha Tsui. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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