Sandra Chevrier was working as a sushi chef in Montreal before she decided to dedicate herself full-time to a career as an artist. Fortunately she made the correct decision at the right time, and her career has taken off, with new shows lined up for the next two years. During the busy Art Basel week, we sat down with her to find out more about her artwork and discuss her current show at Above Second Gallery, which closes on May 7th. (Catch it now while you can!)
We’ve been watching Cakeshop develop over the last few years with a hint of jealousy. An indie club located in Seoul’s Itaewon neighborhood, Cakeshop is sort of like Hong Kong’s XXX, except it’s situated in a city where people actually like to dance, love to drink, and sometimes care about music.
The second Art Basel Hong Kong begins on Thursday and artist Carsten Nicolai is taking over the city’s tallest building for a special light installation. The 118 floor ICC will feature an interactive show designed by the Berlin-based artist, and there’s an app that lets you participate!
Thinking of Hong Kong as an art capital just ten short years ago would have been laughable, but today, it’s a reality that’s hard to deny.
You may have walked past them for years and never truly appreciated the lowly used electronics sign.