[RECESS] is when we get to hear the stories of the good people behind the pop-up. It's our favourite time and we're happy to share the conversations with you.
@thisopenspace: Hey Alfonso, tell us about how your upcoming exhibition Cause & Effect first came about.
Alfonso Arnold: My first travel to Myanmar a few years ago was rather serendipitous. I had felt this urgency to go back to my Southeast Asian roots, and had a window of a few months to explore. As I was searching online randomly, images of the ancient city of Bagan came onto the screen. Visually, I was intrigued by the beauty instantly, and as I continued researching, I began to appreciate and comprehend the country known as Burma. Complex in history, and amidst all the controversy surrounding its past and present, I still felt a calling.
Fast forward to my recent travels there, and the Cause & Effect exhibition, I am proud to have the privilege of showcasing photos and tales from various parts of the country. What started from acting upon an instinct, and following through with my consciousness, finally led to this exhibition. [end]
Opening night for #AlfonsoArnold's Cause & Effect is Monday, August 25 at 6:30pm. The exhibition is open August 26 and 27 from 10-7pm.