Kurt Tong @ Impressions Gallery

Aberdeen, Hong Kong © Kurt Tong

Aberdeen, Hong Kong © Kurt Tong

The Queen, The Chairman and I Kurt Tong
16 December 2016 to 18 March 2017

Described by Tong as a photographic ‘who do you think you are’, The Queen, The Chairman and I was made over four years across three continents. In this multi-stranded saga of love, hope, and tragedy, Tong uncovers family secrets and reveals the impact of political and economic forces on individual people. Drawing on Tong’s Chinese, Hong Kong and British connections, the exhibition combines new large-scale photographs, alongside heirloom photographs and rare colour film footage from the 1940s. Central to the exhibition is a contemporary Chinese teahouse installation where visitors are invited to drink tea, read Tong’s artist book, and share their own family stories.

Impressions Gallery, Centenary Square, Bradford, BD1 1SD

Also published on Medium.

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