Lee Wing Ki & Simo Tse: Katharsis: The Body Forgets, The Body Remembers
Lee Wing KiKalen LEE Wing Ki (b. 1981, Hong Kong) is a photographer, researcher, curator and educator. He has exhibited internationally— in Hong Kong, Japan, Taiwan, USA, UK and many other countries. A recipient of the Chevening Scholarship and the Asian Cultural Council Fellowship, he is currently an Assistant Professor at Academy of Visual Arts, Hong Kong Baptist University and a curatorial member of 1a space, Hong Kong.
Simo TseTSE (b.1984, Australia) is a graphic designer, artist and an independent researcher. Through his artistic practises, he invests his energy into negotiating with the intimacy and alienation felt among ourselves and each other. He is a recent graduate of Sandberg Instituut (2020) and is currently based in Amsterdam.
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Look up. Naked duet on the 4th floor.
Breathe. Keep climbing and hunt for desire.
Gasp. EJAR, Shau Kei Wan.
Catharsis. A process to purify, please and recognise the self.
Still. Salt to cleanse; body to be revealed.
Moving. Lockdown in a minute, twelve of them.
Inhale. Take in as much as you can.
Linger. The Scent of Time.
Exhale. Release as much as you need.
Shutter Open. Suspend. Shutter Close.
Enter. You are part of Katharsis. Leave.