ShanghART Gallery 香格纳画廊

And A Great Sign Appeared
single-channel video
4 minutes 52 seconds
Edition of 3 + 1AP

On Dec 22 2019, thousands of birds appeared in front of Robert Zhao Renhui’s home, darkening the sky and covering the open field next to a construction site. They were Asian openbill storks, birds foreign to Singapore and which had travelled a long way. Their appearance was a sign of something, but what of, Zhao was unsure.

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And A Great Sign Appeared (Thailand-Singapore)