Malaysian artist reconstructs lost chopping block installation in KL art warehouse

  • Arts
  • Tuesday, 03 Nov 2020

A close-up of Chang Yoong Chia's 'Meat on the Chopping Block' (watercolour, chopping block and hooks, 2015/reconstructed in 2020). Photo: KongsiKL

Chang Yoong Chia was packing his stuff into boxes and getting ready to leave Kuala Lumpur for greener pastures, when he stumbled upon an artwork he created in 2015.

Meat On The Chopping Board, comprising watercolour works on wooden chopping boards dangling on hooks, was a way for Chang to express how he felt trapped in the political and economic circumstances of those times.

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