An artist of New Zealand and Indonesian descent, Sriwhana Spong’s early work explores histories and culture through the lens of perceived otherness with regards to a Western exoticisation of the East. These explorations into the nebulous nature of what it might mean to hover between places have led to more recent works that directly explore the body and its relationship to history, place and time. Spong has developed a specific interest in dance and frequently employs aspects of this medium for its ephemeral nature, carrying with it both a sense of loss and potency of the present.Read More
Sriwhana Spong currently lives and works in London.
Text courtesy Michael Lett.
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