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Wong Ping’s Animations Explore Desire, Demonstrations, Deviance – ARTnews.com

In “Wong Ping: Your Silent Neighbor,” catharsis was an exorcism gone awry. The Hong Kong–based artist’s titillating animations, six of which were recently on view at the New Museum, are set in a technicolor dreamworld on the fringes of a dystopian city where a cast of oddball characters attempts to peel back the layers of their desire and navigate taboos. The protagonist in the ...

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Wong Ping’s Animated Videos Imagine Worlds Unbound by Social Mores – ARTnews.com

Around two years ago, Wong Ping took an interest in varicose veins. Bored one day while riding an elevator, he noticed them on a passenger’s legs. “I could see them very clearly,” he said from his Hong Kong studio during a recent Zoom interview. He began researching online, reading about gels that alleviate the discomfort they cause. What would it be like, he wondered, ...

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