Movana Chen in the process of making her artwork.

TALK: The art of Movana Chen

Join us in the gallery for an intimate talk between Hong-Kong based artist Movana Chen and Closer Together co-curator Shirky Chan.

Since 2004 Chen has been weaving people’s stories through KNITeratue – a genre that involves the deconstruction and reconstruction of meanings and content by knitting books. Her work is a multi-disciplinary fusion of media, performance, installation and sculpture.

To gain a unique insight into her fascinating practice, register here.

Movana Chen is a Hong Kong-based artist who studied fashion design at the London College of Fashion, UK; Fine Art at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT), Hong Kong. Her works have been collected by the M+ museum, Hong Kong, CHAT (Centre for Heritage, Arts and Textile, Hong Kong.), Hong Kong Heritage Museum, Louis Vuitton, Cathay Pacific and private collectors globally. Her work has been presented at different exhibitions and art festival, from Hong Kong to London, Paris, Venice, Rotterdam, Beijing, Singapore, Seoul, Melbourne, Sydney, Istanbul to Siberia.

Image: Movana Chen, Dreconstructing (working process), 2004, Knitted shredded magazines, 550 x 400 cm. Image courtesy of the artist and Flowers Gallery, Hong Kong. Photography by Movana Chen.


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