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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Enid Tsui

Enid Tsui

Enid joined the SCMP as senior culture writer in 2015 after many years of covering business and politics in Hong Kong and London. She edited and wrote for the Financial Times and the Nikkei Asian Review, presented on RTHK Radio 3, and launched the Economist Group's first Chinese-language publication, CFO China.