Eaten? Wasted?

 

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Eaten? Wasted?

Exhibition opening reception 12 Jan 2019 (Sat) 7pm
Exhibition runs 10 Jan – 31 Jan 2019
Black Sugar Coffee. G/F, Peace Mansion, 8 Peace Avenue, Ho Man Tin, Hong Kong

Assistant curator: Brandon Wong

For artist and art educator Michelle Kuen Suet Fung’s second students exhibition, the artworks explore the relationship between global food production and the food waste problem. The younger students’ diptych paintings portray the global statistics of wasted food. (30% of all the food produced globally is wasted.) Older students conduct individual research in statistics on the food waste problem during class, and incorporate their research into their mixed-media paintings.

To compliment our classroom experience, we visited the local farm Sangwoodgoon to educate ourselves on food production in November 2018. In January 2019, we had a volunteering field trip collecting unsold bread from bakeries with Feeding Hong Kong.

Michelle Kuen Suet Fung 馮捲雪

Animals and their relationships with humans are a long recurring thread in her works.

動物和它們跟人類的關係,是馮捲雪長期以來在作品中探討的議題。