About The Lightness of Sightseeing
This August, Ode to Art will be presenting one of the rising new artists from China – Deng Cheng Wen’s second solo exhibition in Singapore. The upcoming exhibition will exhibit a total of 20 works from Deng Cheng Wen’s latest ‘Blind Walking’ series.
Deng Cheng Wen’s blind walking series is about the allegorical theme of the survival of the next generation. It captures the collective ambition, ignorance and emotional flurry within the young Chinese of his generation. His works adopt a concept-based approach in order to seek a depth and complexity – at a level that causes some of its viewers to recognize personal truths when standing before the art.
Deng believes that the young Chinese are crowding around and pushing forward, seeming to only be drawn to the unknown and dangerous path. Blindfolded by each other they never attempt to pry away the hand that covers their eyes.