Chinese X Jewish cultures

Pirkei Avot Chapter 1

Love work, loath mastery over others, and avoid intimacy with the government. אֱהוֹב אֶת הַמְּלָאכָה וּשְׂנָא אֶת הָרַבָּנוּת, וְאַל תִּתְוַדַּע לָרָשׁוּת

February 21, 2022

Beat Till It Blooms

Oil on pine panel, 30 x 84 x 1cm, 2019 I created this work in the summer of 2019 in response to the Yuen Long Attack incident on July 21; … Continue reading

June 6, 2021

Hebrew names in Chinese Songti Fonts

Songti (宋體) , a writing style derived from the China Song Dynasty , using woodblock techniques created to enable movable type. It has relatively thinner horizontal lines compared to vertical … Continue reading

February 18, 2021

Song of Songs

A beautiful verse from “Song of Songs”, written by King Solomon, יִשָּׁקֵ֙נִי֙ מִנְּשִׁיק֣וֹת פִּ֔יהוּ כִּֽי־טוֹבִ֥ים דֹּדֶ֖יךָ מִיָּֽיִן׃ (Oh, give me of the kisses of your mouth, For your love is … Continue reading

February 18, 2021

That’s not history

25x25cm, Giclee print on paper, 4 pieces, 2020 2020 has been an unprecedented year for all of us. What else do you see?

August 24, 2020

That’s not Kosher

60x100cm, 20x100cm, Acrylic on canvas, 2016 The local cafes in Hong Kong, Cha Chaang Teng, have all the popular authentic Cantonese pork dishes which were once my favourite dishes. To … Continue reading

August 24, 2020

That’s not a pineapple

100x100cm, Acrylic and archival ink on canvas, 2020

August 22, 2020

That’s not a cat

100x100cm, Acrylic on canvas, 2020

August 22, 2020

That’s not a lobster

100x100cm, Acrylic and archival ink on canvas, 2020 Two birds are arguing with each other, “To war or not to war?”

August 22, 2020

Exhibition: You See, I Hear You

This series of colourful dotty paintings is dedicated to my mentor, Henry Steiner – world-renowned graphic designer, for his inspiring teachings and encouragement for my artistic career. The first time I had … Continue reading

August 22, 2020

Absurdity Tsat – The swear word series

Dimension: 150 x 150cm Medium: Acrylic on Canvas Year of Completion: 2017 “Absurdity Tsat” is inspired by the film “Raise the Roof (2015)” documenting the story of a 10 year … Continue reading

February 15, 2019

The Story Must be Told III

Dimension: 100x100cm Media: Acrylic on Canvas Year of completion: 2016 Hannah Senesh was a paratrooper trained to rescue Jews during the Holocaust. Captured and killed by the Nazi’s at 22, … Continue reading

November 15, 2016

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