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Tai Kwun Contemporary Exhibition – “They Do Not Understand Each Other”

25 May - 13 September

Tai Kwun Contemporary

What does it mean to understand another? This group exhibition draws from the title of an artwork by Tsubasa Kato, in which the Japanese-speaking artist attempts to cooperate with a collaborator from Korea. Despite being unable to understand each other’s languages, it would appear they find some measure of connection, finally completing their coordinated task upon an island set in a sea that separates – or bridges – the two nations.

Artworks on show range from the collections of the National Museum of Art, Osaka (NMAO) and the Singapore Art Museum (SAM) to new commissions – which consider the negotiations and expectations of culture.

For more information about the exhibition, visit taikwun.hk.


Tai Kwun Centre for Heritage and Arts
10 Hollywood Road
Central, Hong Kong
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