Lotus Laurie Kang’s exhibition at the Chisenhale Gallery in Bow opens June 1st, 2023.
Chisenhale Gallery will present a major new commission and the first solo exhibition in the UK by Kang – producing her most ambitious site-specific installation yet. Comprising a series of sculptures and architectural interventions, the commission will continue her interest in the body as process, shaped and reshaped by the structures that surround it. Kang’s first artist publication will be developed alongside the commission, published by Hurtwood Press.
Lotus Laurie Kang’s interests lie in unstable, continuously sensitive materials which are functionally and metaphorically in flux. Rooted in an enduring concern with the body and the forces that shape it – political, affective and otherwise – recent works have utilised processes rooted in photographic innovation. Kang references biology, feminist theory and science fiction to stage ambitious, site-specific installations that refer to the formation of the self and the memories imprinted upon us.
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