December 1, 2017 / January 5, 2018
November 30, 2018 from 6-8PM
Over the Influence is proud to present Remains, a solo exhibition by Vhils, featuring a new body of work developed in, and inspired by Hong Kong. Vhils’ practice has long been engaged with the urban context, and his works resonate with and reverberates the human experience of living in a contemporary megalopolis. Following the critically acclaimed institutional exhibitions of Vhils in 2016 in Hong Kong and 2017 in Beijing and Macau, Remains will be the artist’s first gallery exhibition in Hong Kong, weaving a poetic tale of the city through the lens of his recognizable artistic lexicon.
This exhibition can be seen as a direct continuation of the work Vhils has been developing over the last two years, and showcases the artist’s diverse and mature techniques both working on the streets as well as within the confines of a white cube space. Remains at Over the Influence embodies the core concepts important to the artist, exploring symbolic reflections on identity, urban life, and the passage of time, bringing with him the relationship of interdependence between people and the environment wherever his unique artistic language travels.
Lives and works between Lisbon and Hong Kong