Art belief

Tang’s artistic practice is closely related to his own life journey and experiences, as well as to the place where he lives. He is always immersed in the complex, contradictory and struggling present. Through observing the surroundings, he introspects himself and the others, reality and imagination, anyone and anything between the old and new, etc.; it thereby reveals certain hidden emotions, concerns and essences at particular moments among chaos, dealing with growth, inheritance, locality, freedom, urbanization, consumption, nature, politics, norms, existence, etc.

Corners of a wooden table were withered; a metal front door handle was grabbed bright; heavy plaster and paint kept smearing nail holes in galleries disguising as smooth white walls. How many meals did our stomach digest? How many lost souls does our art respond to?

鄧氏的創作緊扣其生命的進程與經歷,亦緊扣其生活的地方。他總浸淫於複雜、矛盾、掙扎的當下裡,從身邊及耳聞目睹中反思自身與他人;現實與想像;過去與現在等人事物,繼而在混沌的情境裡呈現某時某刻某種深埋的情緒、關懷及本質性,主題觸及成長、承傳、本土、自由、都市、消費、自然、政治、規範、存在等

木桌的邊角枯了;正門的金屬把手被磨得油光發亮;厚重的灰與漆不斷塗抹畫廊的孔洞偽裝成光潔的白牆。我們的胃消化了多少頓飯?我們的藝術回應了多少迷踪的靈魂?