Hong Kong artist Sophie Cheung with her work Frozen Fire (2021) at Ora-Ora Gallery at Tai Kwun, in Central. Photo: Jonathan Wong
Hong Kong artist Sophie Cheung with her work Frozen Fire (2021) at Ora-Ora Gallery at Tai Kwun, in Central. Photo: Jonathan Wong
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To highlight Hong Kong’s vanishing history and cultural icons, artist’s works are made entirely of erasers

  • Coloured with newspaper reports she has rubbed out, Sophie Cheung’s artworks made of erasers reference Hong Kong’s loss of icons like the Jumbo Restaurant
  • She uses newspapers that can reproduce the look of Chinese ink paintings; Ming Pao, for example, uses ink that shows up in shades reminiscent of ephemeral watercolours

Hong Kong artist Sophie Cheung with her work Frozen Fire (2021) at Ora-Ora Gallery at Tai Kwun, in Central. Photo: Jonathan Wong
Hong Kong artist Sophie Cheung with her work Frozen Fire (2021) at Ora-Ora Gallery at Tai Kwun, in Central. Photo: Jonathan Wong
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