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Adrian Wong

Wong’s World

By Noelle Rodick

Portrait of Adrian Wong with pet rabbit Ernesto. 

Photo by Ann Woo for ArtAsiaPacific

When Adrian Wong—a sculptor, storyteller and second-generation Chinese-American—careens in a cab through the lively, narrow streets of Hong Kong, he can catch details in the city’s architecture, even as it slips by in one long ribbon of color. “Look at those octagonal windows,” he says, rubbernecking at a squat, gray building we passed a millisecond before. A few minutes later, he points to an apartment block that’s been painted electric blue. The color…

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