Espoo Museum of Modern Art

Wong Ping: Stop Peeping. Video still.
Wong Ping: Stop Peeping. Video still.

07.06.2023 - 20.08.2023

Wong Ping: Stop Peeping

EMMA’s media art space hots up in summer 2023 with Wong Ping’s Stop Peeping, a vibrantly colourful animation executed in crude pop-style imagery. The narrative protagonist is a young man who works two jobs and spends his limited free time spying on his neighbours through a small peephole in his wall.

In Stop Peeping, Hong Kong-based Wong Ping (b.1984) takes an amusing but fraught look at the themes of corporeality, sexuality and gender roles. Laced with absurd humour, the seemingly light-hearted narrative belies more complex discourse around repressed sexuality and obsession.

The work is a part of Saastamoinen Foundation Art Collection and it is on display in the media space of Touch exhibition.

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