hong kong: everything on all at once forever

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british artist oliver payne [1977] studied at kingston university's faculty of art + design, and right after, kicked off his career by collaborating with fellow artist nick relph on video and installation work inspired by skating, hardcore music, punk, graffiti, and other street culture of the 1980s. the duo gained quite a reputation, but split up in 2009 to pursue solo careers. for payne the artistic seed had been firmly planted and he moved on to create work mainly around the subject of japanese subcultures. the british artist currently has a solo show, entitled everything on all at once foreverat aishonanzuka gallery in hong kong, while an eponymous showcase is simultaneously held at its sister gallery nanzuka in tokyo's shibuya district. on display are a number of payne's multimedia installations which connect the two galleries with works based on the symbolic images derived from video games and robot-animations [on through dec 26]. location: regency centre, 39 wong chuk hang road, phase 1, unit 13a [aberdeen].

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