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

Michelle Kuen Suet Fung is a visual artist and art educator whose ambitious ongoing oeuvre revolves around a grand narrative of a dystopian world set in the year 2084.

馮捲雪從事視覺藝術創作以及視覺藝術教育,她以不同系列的作品,塑造一個二零八四年的浩大虛擬世界。