Thanks to everyone who came out to the Cantocore opening and who participated in our artist talk series, Oui.Talk, with artists Matt Hope, Kingson Chan and Gianluca Crudele. The Cantocore Exhibition is open until April 12. Because of Qingming holiday, the gallery is closed today Saturday, April 6 and Sunday April 7, and will be open normal hours Monday, April 8 from 10 am until 6 pm every day including Friday, April 12. Come see the show before it closes.
About Matt Matt Hope
Matt Hope (born 1976, London, U.K.) lives and works in Beijing, China. Hope received his M.F.A. from the University of California, San Diego in 2004. Selected recent solo exhibitions include Art Lights up Life: People’s Power Station – Lighting Up Project, Guangzhou, China, 2016; Sun Dragon Hardware, Ace Gallery, Los Angeles, 2015; and Spectrum Divide, Saamlung Gallery, Hong Kong, China, 2012. Selected recent group exhibitions include Desert Island – Epicenter Projects, Coachella Valley Art Center Indio, California, 2017; Shenzhen Biennale of Contemporary Art, Shenzhen, China, 2017; BI-City Biennale of UrbanismArchitecture, Shenzhen, China, 2016; BOOSTER: Art Sound Machine, MARTA Herford Contemporary Art Museum, Herford, Germany, 2016; The Solutions, International Design Exhibition, Chengdu Biennale, Chengdu, China, 2011; and What if, Beijing International Design Triennial, China National Museum, Beijing, China, 2011. https://matthope.org
About Kingson Chan Kin-Sing
Lives and works in Hong Kong. Kingson uses a number of approaches and uses a wide range of different media such as drawing, photography, video installation, performance, objects, also initiating projects that involve the public. His work is very idiosyncratic and is involved with a mixture of autobiography, documentary and anthropology; he addresses relationships between cultural significances, differences, and belief systems.
Awarded British Council 60th Anniversary scholarship in 2009 to pursue study Master of Art, Fine Art, in Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design, United Kingdom. Chinese University of Hong Kong BA-Fine Arts (Hons) and Hong Kong Baptist University BBA-Marketing (Hons).
Worked as a member of production team for a cultural event “Detour” and in Ai Weiwei studio for art project management. He sets up his own studio for art creation in 2017.
About Gianluca “Luca” Crudele
Gianluca Crudele is an Italian painter and designer based in Hong Kong. “Luca” is also a well known street artist that goes under the name “Mr. Barlo”