Roles Series
All laser-engraving on Plexiglas, ink and digital print on archival paper, LED light set in aluminium, 55 x 40 x 8.5 cm each.


installation view
Installation view.


Image of the new digital print on archival paper facing to the wall by Pun Lun, A studio setting of five men eating around a table, 1870-75.

When I was searching for photographs produced by old Hong Kong photo studio Pun Lun, I found the same persons appeared in different images. It was commonly thought that they were actors posing in different studio sets. Even though they might be the employees of Pun Lun, would they contemplate the roles they played? Were they aware becoming part of history?

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Smoker

Opium-somker

Abacus I

Abacus II