Artist: Movana Chen
Title: Falling Up
Size: 185 x 23 x 4cm D (fold up size 30 x 23 x 7cm D)
Medium: Knitted Shredded book mounted on canvas
Donated by Movana Chen
Movana Chen is a Hong Kong-based artist. She studied fashion design at the London college of Fashion and received a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University in Hong Kong. Movana started her knitting projects in 2004 by making “magazine clothes”, her work is a multi-disciplinary fusion of media transformation, fashion, performance installation and sculpture which has been presented in diverse exhibitions, art festivals and events globally. In 2007, she was invited as a guest artist representing Hong Kong to exhibit at the Seoul Fringe Festival. Her recent projects include group exhibited at the MoA Museum of Art Seoul National University, Espace Louis Vuitton Singapore and Hong Kong, the Gyeonggi MoMA Korea and MoCA Shanghai Museum. As well as solo shows at Chinart LaGalerie (Paris), Shin Hwa Gallery (Hong Kong) and Pékin Fine Arts (Beijing). Recently, she was selected one of 30 finalists for the 2012 & 2011 Sovereign Asian Art Prize. Her works were collected by Hong Kong Heritage Museum, Louis Vuitton, Chinart LaGalerie (Paris), Galerie Helene Lamarque (Miami) and private collectors. Her solo show continues presently at ArtisTree in Hong Kong, where she currently lives and works.