Feng Shui Painting, Fire 4 (2021) by Mak Ying-tung 2. The triptych, part of the artist’s “Home Sweet Home” series, was created using computer game The Sims and contains auspicious configurations of astrological concepts. Photo: Courtesy of the artist and de Sarthe
Feng Shui Painting, Fire 4 (2021) by Mak Ying-tung 2. The triptych, part of the artist’s “Home Sweet Home” series, was created using computer game The Sims and contains auspicious configurations of astrological concepts. Photo: Courtesy of the artist and de Sarthe
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Tarot, astrology, feng shui – why is Hong Kong’s art world going dotty over divination?

  • Mak Ying-tung 2 and Wu Jiaru are among a number of art professionals turning to New Age elements as the role of such concepts moves beyond superstitious hobbies
  • The pandemic, Hong Kong’s political upheaval and a greater emphasis on self-care and self-understanding are among the reasons given for the change in focus

Topic |   Art
Feng Shui Painting, Fire 4 (2021) by Mak Ying-tung 2. The triptych, part of the artist’s “Home Sweet Home” series, was created using computer game The Sims and contains auspicious configurations of astrological concepts. Photo: Courtesy of the artist and de Sarthe
Feng Shui Painting, Fire 4 (2021) by Mak Ying-tung 2. The triptych, part of the artist’s “Home Sweet Home” series, was created using computer game The Sims and contains auspicious configurations of astrological concepts. Photo: Courtesy of the artist and de Sarthe
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