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Rong Rong & Inri at Blindspot Gallery, Hong Kong

by Suzanne on September 10th, 2011


In Bad Goisern, Austria 2001 No. 1 (detail) by Rong Rong & Inri, hand-dyed gelatin silver print, 2001 - click to enlarge

One of the Asian photography world's most interesting art couples - Fujian-born (China) Rong Rong and his Kanagawa-born (Japan) wife Inri - are currently showing their first-ever solo exhibition Three Begets Ten Thousand Things at Hong Kong's Blindspot Gallery.


East Village, Beijing 1995 No. 9 by Rong Rong, gelatin silver print, 1995, featuring Zhang Huan - click to enlarge

As an admirer of both Rong Rong's early oeuvre (I admit this might have something to do with a decade-old crush on artist Zhang Huan who appears in many of Rong Rong's pictures from that period) as well as their more elemental collaborative contemporary pieces, I'm glad to see that both their photographic past and present are equally highlighted in the exhibition:

"The exhibition consists of two parts. Part I presented at Blindspot Gallery (Central), will be a selection of Rong Rong’s most significant series dating from the early 1990s including East Village, Ruins and Wedding Gown.

Part II presented at Blindspot Annex (Wong Chuk Hang), will feature a decade of collaborative work of Rong Rong & Inri."

Details below.


East Village, Beijing 1994 No.12 by Rong Rong, gelatin silver print, 1994, featuring Zhang Huan - click to enlarge

On show: Sep 10 - Nov 13, 2011

Address: Blindspot Gallery, 24-26A, Aberdeen Street, Central, Hong Kong, tel: +852 2517 6238, email: info@blindspotgallery.com | Blindspot Annex, 15/F, Po Chai Industrial Building, 28 Wong Chuk Hang Road, Hong Kong, tel: +852 2873 3819, email: info@blindspotgallery.com | Map

Opening hours: Tue - Sat: 11 AM – 7 PM

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