Wing Young Huie - "Photographs"

Wing Young Huie Hennepin Theatre Trust Billboard Project artwork

About the artwork

My idea was to search through my archive for photos that would bring a smile to people’s faces. The black and white photo on the left, never exhibited or published, was taken sometime late last century, while the one on the right was taken in 2007 for my University Avenue Project.

Meet the artist

Wing Young Huie
Having a camera around my neck gets me out of my personal, cultural and technological bubble. Of course we take photographs of each other everyday in our minds, but how much of what we see is shaped by images from mass culture rather than by personal experiences? What do you see?

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