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Nini Sum’s See, Saw
October 22, 2012
Artist and co-founder of the Idlebeats screen print studio unveils her latest solo show at the Identity Art Gallery
- Text by Terence Teh
Opening this Thursday, October 25 at Hong Kong’s creative hub, Identity Art Gallery, the awesome, young Shanghai artist Nini Sum reveals her latest work. A collection of the surreal, a dreamlike state of consciousness that pictures a world of fantasy and the struggle, the some time loneliness that comes hand in hand with journey towards creative bliss.
It’s a brilliant evolution from the beautifully creepy character driven oil paintings that you may have seen from Nini before, or even her music posters and screen print work made her and her studio (co-founded with Gregror Koerting) Idlebeats synonymous with Shanghai’s underground creative force. Her recent shows also include the "Spot Light- China Youth Art Exhibition 2012".
To celebrate “See, Saw”, we have a preview of some of Nini’s new work and a peak into her studio.
Check out an earlier interview with Nini Sum here and last year's exclusive "SV On Air" Shanghai Playlist here.
See, Saw By Nini Sum
October 25 to November 27
@ Identity Art Gallery 53 Tung Street
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