Gallery: Art of Nature Contemporary Gallery
Artist(s): Pierre Carron, Rémy Aron, Marc Tanguy, Natalie Miel, Lam Man Kong, Cang Yuan
Opening / Event Date: 15 Sep, 2021
Closing / End Date: 10 Dec, 2021
YY9 Gallery is pleased to present the solo exhibition “Until You Are Here” by one of the most impressive emerging local artists, NGAI Wing-lam. In this exhibition, Ngai presents a new series of paintings which depicts fascinating stories inspired by the dreams she had, the surroundings of her life, as well as her daily interaction with friends.
In Ngai’s new series, one paintings has been created based on the story of the novel Far From the Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy. The bride went to a wrong church, which captures respective images of the Fish Man and the Fish Woman who arrived the same venue just three minutes apart, hence failing to meet each other. Ngai attempts to express a surge of mixed emotions including joyfulness, sadness, surprise, puzzling, day dreaming and anger in a fully imaginative and insightful way as revealed by the Fish Man and the Fish Woman in her works.
About the artist:
NGAI Wing-lam, an emerging local young artist, was born and brought up in Hong Kong. She graduated from the Academy of Visual Arts, Hong Kong Baptist University in 2008. Painting is the main medium she works with, the story of the Fish Man and the Fish Woman have been inspired by the dreams she had and scenes plucked out from her surroundings. More recently, she has started painting landscapes of Hong Kong.