Brilliant City at David Zwirner, Hong Kong, investigates the density of the metropolis, drawing on works by Francis Alÿs, Chen Wei, Stan Douglas, Li Qing, Michael Lin, Gordon Matta-Clark and Ming Wong. Bringing together artists from different generations and locations, the show highlights the universality of urban space, demonstrating a variety of responses.
Taking Hong Kong as inspiration, the works engage with the complexities inherent within its distinctive landscape. Featured photography, film and installation works occupy the boundary between reality and fiction, offering staged and manipulated compositions.
Until 4 August. Find out more here.
1. Chen Wei, “Lost Hotel,” 2016. © Chen Wei/Courtesy of ShanghArt Gallery
2. Francis Alÿs: Zocalo. Zocalo, single-screen DVD projection with soundtrack, recorded from sunrise until sunset, May 22, 1999, by Francis Alÿs in collaboration with Rafael Ortega, Mexico City. Courtesy the artist and Galerie Peter Kilchmann, Zurich
3. © CHEN WEI, Building, 2015, Courtesy of Leo Xu