Critical Writing Index

Contemporary Art: Now in Hong Kong, an interactive display by Rafael Lozano-Hemmer

by Joyce Hor-Chung Lau

An interactive large-scale installation which cast 30-meter-high shadows onto the outer walls of the Hong Kong Museum of Art was done by a Mexico-born Artist, Rafael Lozano-Hemmer. He is best known as building “Ani-monuments”. Body movies, is a piece that he wants to challenge about the idea of people relate to technology in a solitary way. “People are having an instant relationship with an image. People are taking over, amplifying their personalities.”

ITEM 2006.030 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

Body MoviesRafael Lozano-Hemmer