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Artist Talk by Han Sungpil and Cheong Kiet Cheng
【Date】25 May 2019
As a "Fukuoka Museum Week 2019" event, our resident artists will do artist's talk to share their previous works and plan in Fukuoka.

DATE: 25 May (sat) 14:00-16:00
VENUE: Art Cafe (7F)
Admission: Free (No reservation required)

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14:00-15:00 *English-Japanese interpretation available
Han Sungpil (b. 1972, Korea)

Han Sungpil was born in Korea in 1972 and currently living in Yongin. He graduated from Chung-Ang University in 1999 and then received the MA from Kingston University in London.

Han is an internationally active artist. His work appeared in the 2011 Yokohama Triennale and Kiyosato Museum of Photographic Arts (2018). In Fukuoka, he is planning to produce the work he has been working on since the project at Busan Museum of Art last year featuring the large size image of nature in Fukuoka. "I would like to raise the environmental awareness and hope my art creates an opportunity for the Fukuoka people to rethink about the urban lifestyle."

15:00-16:00 *Chinese-Japanese interpretation available
Cheong Kiet Cheng (b. 1981, Malaysia)

Cheong Kiet Cheng was born in Malaysia in 1981. Cheong received United Overseas Bank Painting of the Year Award 2018 and stays in Fukuoka for one month.

Cheong is a painter whose work is composed of questions of nature and femininity. She is particularly interested in the mythological stories, such as Izanagi and Izanami. She is also researching the natural disasters caused by heavy rain in Western Japan.
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