Video: 'Light Before Dawn' Artists Illuminate Work in Exhibition

HONG KONG, August 12, 2013 — Three artists from Asia Society Hong Kong's Light Before Dawn exhibition provide further insights into creating art during the Cultural Revolution. Ma Kelu, from the Wuming (No Name) artist group, offers anecdotes about the social backdrop and how he became interested in the arts. Qiu Deshu, from the Grass Society artist group, walks us through the thinking behind his exhibits, the "Crack Series," and Qu Leilei, from the Xingxing (The Stars) artist group, explains his "Facing the Future" series in the exhibition. The video is in Mandarin with English subtitles.   

Video: Watch the interview (5 min., 19 sec.)


Related Links:
Light Before Dawn exhibition page
Video: Interviews with Co-curators of Light Before Dawn