Konstantin Bessmertny, Hally Cheng: Cabinet Of Curiosities


The Cabinet of Curiosities or the Wunderkammer is widely regarded as the precursor of museum, displaying a widely variety of objects such as antiques, natural historical collections, technological inventions and exotic objects in a room. In addition to appreciating the delicate objects, the curiosity of the collector and the creative perspective of the arranger are highlighted, posing a scintillating gambit to curators. Inspired by the idea of this particular fashion of displaying object, this exhibition emphasis the curating aspect of artist and highlight their attentions. Both Konstantin and Halley Cheng are skilled in different art mediums. Their flexible techniques allow them to “collect” curious things from the artistic eyes without the limitations of period, time, structure and styles.