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REVIEWS

HONG KONG

1A Space

Adrian Wong

A Fear Is This

ADRIAN WONG, Sak Gai (Chicken Kiss), • 2007, B C-print, 24 x 36 in. Courtesy the artist.


With its curious blend of dark humor and social commentary, Hong Kong-based artist Adrian Wong's first solo exhibition on the island city provides audiences with an offbeat take on the phobias and anxieties haunting the inhabitants of this stressful, work-driven metropolis. Confidently shifting amidst sculpture, painting, photography and video, Wong's self-proclaimed "landscape of fear" charts the arcane superstitions and urban myths interweaving the city's social fabric…

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