<Memory is Soft Drinks> a solo by Lai Chun Ling, Dick
Emerging artist Lai Chun Ling, Dick, who received his BA in Fine Art from
RMIT University (a joint program with ) in 2010, is an energetic and sincere artist. He always uses his body as the medium in the artworks to draw the common experience of himself or all the other people. Hong Kong Art School
Having been given the first attention at his graduation exhibition this year, Lai never stops preparing and takes part in different kinds of exhibitions, such as ‘New Trend
2011’ Fresh Art Graduates Exhibition, ‘Peeping Moon’ performing art show and ‘Everyone can take photograph’ photo exhibition. This coming exhibition is Lai’s the first solo exhibition, as well as, the first artist solo exhibition presented by Front /SiDE Gallery.
In <Memory is Soft Drinks>, the artist chooses 39 empty bottles of beverages he had drunk during his work and re-makes them. Each of the empty bottles implies as the biological process that the drinks being digested and transformed in the artist’s body. The artist re-considers the very common behavior, drinking beverages, as his private memory review.
Curator: Li Hon Ling, Ramon