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HONG KONG

Tai Kwun Contemporary

CAO FEI

A HOLLOW IN A WORLD TOO FULL

CAO FEIRumba2015–18

Wooden stage and cleaning robots, dimensions variable. Installation view of “A Hollow in a World Too Full” 

at Tai Kwun Contemporary, Hong Kong, 2018–19. Courtesy Tai Kwun.

In a dank, moss-covered concrete room, a Guan Yu statue sat in webs of dust in a shrine. Moody twangs of 1980s Cantopop played; mangoes spilled out of a basket onto the floor; and a portrait of Queen Elizabeth II hung crookedly over a desk…

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