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FEATURES

53rd Venice Biennale Participating Artist

Pak Sheung Chuen

The Art of Covert Intervention

By Olivier Krischer

Pre-cut fruit, newspaper supplements and defaced library books—tracing a sequence of unconventional performances staged from Hong Kong to New York.

TO SHARE A WATERMELON WITH AN UNKNOWN PERSON, 2005, photo documentation of performance.

Ever bought half a watermelon and wondered who bought the other half? Or, as Pak Sheung Chuen would put it: who did you share your watermelon with? Which anonymous individual were you connected to through this piece of conveniently pre-cut fruit? Whether

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