Kel Lok, FP member, artist of “Toy as Medium” and workshop host for “Monster Assemblage,” shares with us the more-than-monsters created on 3 December 2016 with visitor-participants.
FP member Andio Lai, Co-curator of “Toy as Medium” (opening 20 Nov 2016), recalls the meandering trail of his childhood events, code-named “Cyclone Magnum.”
FP member Wai traces the making of his 15 pieces at “Toy as Medium,” revealing the mind of a devoted miniature maker whose obsession has a rational dimension. He finally came back to his “craft” after 35 years of no model-making.
FP member Kel Lok tells the tales of “those swords,” “those soldiers,” “that house” and “that model,” which embody moments of his life, his temperaments and his persistence that are best presented as toys in TOY AS MEDIUM, opening 20 November 2016 at Floating Projects.
FP member Wong Fuk-kuen’s long-lasting fascination with B-Daman finds way to his art practices today. What’s going to be “B-Daman art”?
FP member Kelvin Lam’s “castle on rainy days” and Jess Lau’s “pirates’ boat,” “extreme environments” and “ET arriving” mark many HK children’s fantasy play with space or the lack of it. To reproduce these childhood experiences in FP WIP opening 20 Nov 2016, what are they going to show us?
FP member Wing tells us her personal gendered history with toys. Meet Gundamzeta in FP’s upcoming show “toy as medium.”
FP Manager Wai crafted Tiger I in 2016 from a Tamiya model kit he aspired to have but couldn’t as a kid. Time changes many things. What does his lasting zeal tell us about the forgettable yet unforgotten of growing up in Hong Kong?
A casual chat in a summer afternoon among 3 FP members ignited childhood passion and intellectual curiosity, leading to a toy show in November. “Wai and Kel’s model making involves intense concentration and techniques that parallel … art making,” Andio Lai discovers.