The Power Plant - 231 Queens Quay W, Toronto, Ontario M5J 2G8
We collaborate with artists to introduce new original artworks, editions, award-winning exhibition catalogues, publications, and unique merchandise—discover these in The Power Plant Shop!
Howie Tsui blends classical and contemporary Chinese art with Western popular culture to examine the complexities of diasporic experience. This limited edition scroll is derived from the hand drawn elements within Tsui’s Retainers of Anarchy (2017), a five-channel algorithmic animation made of hundreds of hand-painted ink drawings. The work depicts the Kowloon Walled City (1898–1994)—a tenement once situated on the fringes of British-occupied Hong Kong that housed up to 50,000 people.
Epson Ultra chrome pigmented ink on rice paper, mounted on paper and silk
30 x 239 cm (unrolled)
Edition of 10 + 2 AP
The Power Plant is Canada's leading art gallery devoted exclusively to contemporary art by artists from Canada and the world. We aim to share art with wider audiences through free admission to our exhibitions, public programs, and educational publications.