A fresh ingredient added to the Creators Project mix, João Vasco Paiva is a Portugese-born artist based in Hong Kong since 2006, where he’s been exploring sound and image through seemingly “random” patterns taken from urban or natural environments. His installation “Chirps,” with its chatty plastic birds atop an abstract city-scape, has proved ultra-popular with visitors to the Beijing exhibition (one Japanese viewer kept calling his cellphone throughout dinner in the attempt to buy them). He explains the origins of the piece below – survival of the fakest?
CHIRPS (v.2) - João Vasco Paiva (06:55)
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