The Hidden Boundary
The Grids And The Lines
Behind The Grids And The Lines
The System Of Grids And Lines
Traditional Or Simplified
The Order In Chaos
Altered Landscape
Hidden Subtexts 1842
A Thirst for Tea
Things You Missed in History Lesson
Subtractive Drawing
Marks and Traces


Kit Yan Chong

New series of work created for a group show 'Absent Authors' of eight contemporary artists united by the idea that every artwork contains the trace of the absent author, curated by Robert Fitzmaurice (artist and curator).

Inscriptions on oracle bones are the earliest written records of Chinese civilisation and were used in ancient China as a form of divination. Providing prophecy and guidance in times of conflict, the use of oracle bones often related to social, political or military affairs and the request for a prediction in fortune. 
The desire to know the future has been a constant in human history. What will the future hold between Hong Kong and China with its conflict and division?

The Hidden Boundary, 2021
Graphite on paper and polar wood display table
Drawing: 21cmW x 30cmH / Display table: 80cmD x 129cmW x 100cmH