12 August 2014 – 11 September 2014
1:00pm – 7:00pm
Free of charge
Desmond Leung ( 梁 樂 森 ) is a media artist and creative director who devoted to explore the contemporary aesthetic and meaning by merging the medium of painting, ink art, moving image and new media into a time based art form.
Desmond is the honouree of 40 Under 40 Awards 2014 in Art category, his works have been exhibited in art shows in U.S, Japan, Hong Kong, China, Australia, Poland, Korea and Singapore, various international art exhibitions and film festivals are including CHANEL Digital Art Program (world wide), The Hong Kong International Art Fair, Asian Top Gallery Hotel Art Fair, Eastpak Artist Studio Exhibition, October Contemporary (Hong Kong), Resfest (Australian Centre for the Moving Image, Melbourne, Australia), Get It Louder (China) and more. Desmond is also commissioned by Korean Gallery LVS to create video artwork for Media Pole Exhibition in Seoul, South Korea.
Desmond’s research are inspired and surrounded by the collective ideas of metaphysics, nature, universe, microcosmos, human body, spirituality, healing, art therapy and oriental philosophy, exploring and manifesting the universal view and value through art is his life work. His style could be linked with landscape painting, shan shui, lyrical abstraction with a new media approach.
During the exhibition, Desmond will present a collection of his new media artwork and video experimentation, under the theme of The Fleeting World, which is inspired by the wisdom of Diamond Sutra《金剛經》. In the artist talk, Desmond will also share his thoughts and experience from his art practice and creative process.
– The Fleeting World –
Thus shall you think of all this fleeting world:
A star at dawn, a bubble in a stream;
A flash of lightening in a summer cloud,
A flickering lamp, a phantom, and a dream.
- Diamond Sutra