31 Mar – 15 Apr 2018
About Kong Kee Animation director and comics artist, Kongkee works in multiple media: comics, installation, new media, etc. His creative vision is manifested in his recent animation projects. In 2015, in collaboration with bripop group BLUR, Kongkee created comic book “Travel to Hong Kong with Blur” for the group’s album The Magic Whip, which became a big hit in the scene. Comics Detournements: La littérature de Hong Kong en bande dessinée (co. Chihoi) also won wide acclaim in the international literary arts circle. In 2018, through social media platforms such as Kickstarter, Kongkee successfully launched a feature-length animation project Dragon’s Delusion. Original comic and co-directed animation short “Departure” received the Japan TBS channel “DigiCon6 Asia Gold Mention” in 2017. Kongkee is also invited to the jury for the International Competition at the International Trickfilm Festival, Stuttgart, 2019.
DEPARTURE — Original Artwork Exhibition
Moon In The River
Exhibition Period：20 June – 23 August
Venue: Eaton Hotel Hong Kong
Greek philosopher Heraclitus had a famous analogy about life: "You cannot step twice into the same river". Time cannot travel backward, everything is always in a state of becoming. The only certainty is change, as such each moment is unique. During the process of making animation, with the help of software and tools, characters can flow fluidly back and forth in time, as though existing beyond time itself. Travelling between dimensions, pasts and futures and grabbing hold of the most precious moments; however, the ending has always already been drawn out for the animation characters. In “reality” we are unable to see the future and there is no way of reading the script of our lives. We are part of the current of time. There is a feeling that our destiny, unfinished, is still to be written.
Is this true? Are our destinies still to be written out? Or do we live in this illusion?
#I Can't Find Myself, Most Of The Time
#You Can Never Step In The Same Street Twice
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