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« Comment ne pas porter des masque »

par/by Tati Tung

Cristian Zaelzer
commisaire / curator
 

15 mars au 10 avril 2022
March 15th to April 10th, 2022

 

Programme

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Exhibition at the gallery

March 15th to April 10th, 2022 (Open Wednesday to Sunday, from 12 PM to 5 PM)

Vernissage

March 19th, 2022, 5 to 7 PM

Scientist Talk

Marcelo Muñoz Ph.D. - Chemist

March 19th, 2022, 1 PM - Zoom

Artist Talk

Tati Tung

March 26th, 2022, 1 PM - Hybrid (in person and by Zoom)

Paint on-site (Portrait commissions of "How to not wear a mask")

Wednesdays from 12 PM to 2 PM
Weekends of March 26/27, April 9/10 from 12 PM to 5 PM
Other weekends of the exposition - can drop off your photograph of "How to not wear a mask" or pick up a finished work

 

About Tati Tung

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Tati Tung is a citizen of the world. Born Brazilian but of Chinese, Hungarian, and Portuguese origins, she now lives in the most multicultural country in the world.

 

She studied in all domains of science, living on a path that testifies her longing for truth and change, and love for diversity shown in her artwork. With Zen painting elements she creates colourful delicate watercolours engaging others to share their views of hope for the future. She sees art as a way of feeding the soul that is always so thirsty for knowledge and beauty.

Seeing the difficulties with mask use at the beginning of 2021, we asked people around the world to send us a “How to NOT wear a Mask” photo via social media to raise awareness in a comic, joyful way.

 

The original ideas were painted in watercolours and added to this incredible wall of nefarious possibilities.

 

The brilliance of the colours and the ridiculous approach to the theme give a lighter perspective to a sensitive subject. It is an invitation to play, so that everyone can find their own interesting way of showing their appreciation of the role of masks in the society of that time.

 

The masks are always painted blue, in reference to the blue clothes used in hospitals, the blue that is commonly present in most health establishments as a reminder of the effort of all to make our society healthier.

 

The cool hues of the masks combined with the warmer colours of the portraits create a unifying front, representing the idea that we are all part of the same community, with the same concerns, sharing similar goals of safety and care.

 

It is a work made with a worldwide effort for a worldwide community that is facing the same problems together.