Alvin Ong, Pinch Pool, 2018, oil on canvas, 150 x 120 cm

Alvin Ong in Young Space

31 Jul 2018

“Today, painting has become, for me, a very visceral thing, a portal through which I lose myself – amidst blurry memories of pushing paint around, breathing fumes, wiping, jabbing and tussling. Most days are shit. But you get that one day when the canvas acquires a life of its own, and that’s enough to get you going again.”

Alvin Ong talks to Young Space about his career, influences and upcoming projects. Read the full interview here.

Image of courtesy of yngspc and the artist.