CHOW Chun Fai 周俊輝

— Repainting "Infernal Affairs” (2007 / 2m51s / DC)
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CHOW Chun Fai

Graduated from the Chinese University of Hong Kong, the Department of Fine Arts (BA and MFA), Chairman of Fotanian Artist Village. In 2012 he ran the election of the Hong Kong Legislative Council, the Sports, Performing Arts, Culture and Publication constituency. Recent exhibitions include Liverpool Biennial, and Saatchi Gallery. Received awards include “Hong Kong Arts Centre 30th Anniversary Award Grand Prize,” and “the Sovereign Asian Art Prize.”

Repainting “Infernal Affairs” 
(2007 / 2m51s / DC)

The Artist made 58 pieces of paintings from the movie Infernal Affairs. The 58 paintings were recorded in front of a television, which the movie was playing. A 3 minutes video was re-produced. “The classics are books which exercise a particular influence, both when they imprint themselves on our imagination as unforgettable, and when they hide in the layers of memory disguised as the individual’s or the collective unconscious.” –Why Read the CLASSICS? Italo Calvino, 1981