22. Cherie Kwok – The Creative City Poster (signed)
As part of The Creative City Exhibition we're auctioning one of a kind prints from our 99 artists, with most of the prints signed (shown in title – however, if listed unsigned we can work to get it signed for you), this is your opportunity to own a piece of BDF history.
Each poster is sized 800x1200mm on satin blue-back billposter paper, the same size as shown in the exhibition with postage included in the auction price. (due to the nature of the paper there may be some minor creases and inperfections.
In order to make a bid you must create an account. Successfull bidders will be required to pay on completion of the auciton.
50% of the sales from each poster will go to the artist, 40% to BDF to help support the festival and 10% to homeless charity SIFA Fireside
About the artist and work
British Born Chinese illustrator based in Birmingham. My visual language is inspired by my experiences of growing up in Hong Kong and the UK. I enjoy illustrating topics such as cultural identity, diversity, mental health, and wellbeing.
This piece celebrates Pak Ming Cantonese Opera, a group that my Grandfather is a part of. When I was younger, I remember being amazed by the performances, the lights, the music, and the joy I felt being able to watch them do what they love. I have fond memories of hearing my grandfather singing and practicing in his room for shows. The creativity in the ornate and intricate costumes, the beautiful and bold makeup, and the vivid colours are some of my favourite aspects of their performances.
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