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Kwok Mangho Frog King Archive

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Asia Art Archive initiated a series of interviews with Kwok Mangho Frog King in October 2011 to survey and contextualise his personal archive—materials accumulated from the 1960s to early 2000s. He uses various media and modes of expression including experimental sculptures, installations, and ‘happenings’ for his work, which he then records as part of his artistic practice. Frog King’s spontaneous daily documentation of art scenes primarily in Hong Kong, China, and New York are also part of the collection.

The Kwok Mangho Frog King Archive consists of a selection of over 1,000 annotated slides and photographic documentations that are now publicly accessible via AAA’s digital platform. The collection offers a distinctive approach to inquire into Frog King’s dynamic artistic practices.

The complete archive and interviews will gradually be made accessible through Collection Online.

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Mangho KWOK 郭 孟浩, The Art Mall, 1992.

: The Art Mall
: Kwok Mang Ho Calligraphy Shop
: KWOK Mangho / Frog King (郭孟浩 / 蛙王)
: (Group) Epoxy
: Installation/happening, presented under the title of the Epoxy Art Group.

Frog King would stay at his 'Calligraphy Shop' at the exhibition 'The Art Mall: A Social Space' from 10am to 6pm to write and give away his calligraphy works. Audience were invited to take pictures on-site wearing 'Froggy Sunglasses'. Photo documentations of his calligraphy were also shown on the walls.
: 1992
: United States
: The Art Mall: A Social Space
: 16 May 1992 - 28 June 1992
Location of Exhibition | Event: The New Museum, New York, United States
: The New Museum
: artwork documentation
: Installation, Painting
: Mangho KWOK/Frog King
: Online
: ©Free Access - no-reuse

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