Exhibitions at Substation Gallery
A photographic exploration of online personal ads, revealing larger ideological forces at play.
Online personal ads today are a distinct part of the internet landscape. They conceal as much as they reveal. In Bao Bei, an installation at The Substation Gallery, artist Jason Wee looks at the ways through which identity is reconstructed through online personal ads. In particular, photographic self-portraits found online are scrutinised for their codes and tropes, and how these tropes may reveal th… more