Christine Ay Tjoe reaches into her pandemic experiences for her first solo exhibition in Hong Kong, “Spinning in the Desert”. Photo: Wowo Wahono
Christine Ay Tjoe reaches into her pandemic experiences for her first solo exhibition in Hong Kong, “Spinning in the Desert”. Photo: Wowo Wahono
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An artist’s response to coronavirus: Indonesian Christine Ay Tjoe imagines us dying a temporary death

  • Christine Ay Tjoe often paints animalistic creatures, and it is animal behaviour that has inspired her new works depicting humans responding to the pandemic
  • She talks about her creative process, the response to her gender and Chinese ethnicity, and why the rising prices paid for her art won’t affect her

Christine Ay Tjoe reaches into her pandemic experiences for her first solo exhibition in Hong Kong, “Spinning in the Desert”. Photo: Wowo Wahono
Christine Ay Tjoe reaches into her pandemic experiences for her first solo exhibition in Hong Kong, “Spinning in the Desert”. Photo: Wowo Wahono
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