CHOY CHUN WEI
The artist extraordinaire represents Malaysia and Wei-Ling Gallery at Art Basel Hong Kong 2014. Describe the energy at Art Basel Hong Kong 2014.
Vibrant, open, creative, passionate, and ambitious.
What inspires you to create?
Human interaction and the environment.
The story behind the works you presented at the art fair?
It’s about the human spirit, traces, and intent. Out of those four, one was an interactive piece. What made this one different? The fact it dealt with pushing boundaries and being supported; developing new strategies and projecting personality. The piece is about human essence, origin, and current intent. It reflects beautiful tension.
What is art to you? Art is about openness and possibilities. It is also about making new connections with souls.
Can’t live without? Making, creating, doing, and dreaming.
Art influencers? Jean-Michel Basquiat, Vincent Van Gogh, Jean Dubuffet, and Kurt Schwitters.
Choy Chun Wei and his interactive piece
Web- Go, mixed media on canvas, 83cm x 151cm, 2014, Choy Chun Wei