Artist Chow Chun-fai with one of his works at the opening of the ‘What's On Paper’ exhibition, at Hong Kong Visual Arts Centre, in December. Photo: Xiaomei Chen Artist Chow Chun-fai with one of his works at the opening of the ‘What's On Paper’ exhibition, at Hong Kong Visual Arts Centre, in December. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Artist Chow Chun-fai with one of his works at the opening of the ‘What's On Paper’ exhibition, at Hong Kong Visual Arts Centre, in December. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Enid Tsui
Opinion

Opinion

The Collector by Enid Tsui

Are intense emotions fuelling a great period of art-making in Hong Kong?

  • Long dismissed as a place where art is sold and not made, a recent exhibition reflected a new energy in the city’s art scene
  • Organised by the artists themselves, ‘What’s On Paper’ exhibited works linked by community not theme

Artist Chow Chun-fai with one of his works at the opening of the ‘What's On Paper’ exhibition, at Hong Kong Visual Arts Centre, in December. Photo: Xiaomei Chen Artist Chow Chun-fai with one of his works at the opening of the ‘What's On Paper’ exhibition, at Hong Kong Visual Arts Centre, in December. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Artist Chow Chun-fai with one of his works at the opening of the ‘What's On Paper’ exhibition, at Hong Kong Visual Arts Centre, in December. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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Enid Tsui

Enid Tsui

Enid joined the Post as senior culture writer in 2015 after a long career as a business and politics journalist at the Financial Times, the Nikkei Asian Review, RTHK Radio 3, and the Economist Group in Hong Kong and in London. She returned as the Post's art editor in 2020 after taking a year off to pursue a Master's degree in art history.