aka Bosse Sudenburg
Thomas M. Callori
Anetta Mona Chisa
Robert Ladislas Derr
Stanislao Di Giugno
Ra di Martino
Mario Garcia Torres
Sandra Eula Lee
& Stephen Hillerbrand
Arzu Ozkal Telhan
G. Alan Rhodes
Guido van der Werve
Clemens von Wedemeyer
21 Pieces: Toy Theatre - How to...
(2007) 21 min.
21 Pieces: Toy Theatre is a poster project reconsidering a resurgence into making of toys that switches the use of paper when other materials came in short supply. The poster question that the tradition of printed paper which hangs from a wall, only communicate a single message but not necessary transform viewer to extend another form of reading, which ones allow to construct and perform it. From a flat sheet poster containing graphic and textual information transform into a third-dimensional poster, give participants a way of acting out reminders of a person, place, or event. The title identifies 21 individual cut-out templates contain in the poster and also marks the 21st of April, the birthday of Rome.
21 Pieces: Toy Theatre - How to... is an instructional video that guides the viewer through the poster-construction process.
Born on the Island of Borneo in Sabah, Malaysia, 1974. Tsang studied at the Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-ARC) in Los Angeles and received his Bachelor of Architecture from
Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art in New York, 2000. He is the co-founder of
Architecture of Metropolitan Post (AMP), a design practice in architecture, landscape architecture,
and urban design practice in Hangzhou, China.
His architecture works have been exhibited at the Graham Foundation at the Chicago Architectural Club, Stazione Leopoida at the University of Florence, and Jyosui-Kaikan in Tokyo. He has taught at the Fashion Institute of Technology and New York Institute of Technology. Upcoming projects include designing the center for a non-profit organization SFOTE in Trinidad and new work entitled “Blank Stare” in Shanghai, supported by Lancòme and Beijing Youth Daily. His collaboration with artist Ester Partegàs on Fast Foot, an international public art program installation was be selected as one of the seven winners by the Madrid Abierto (2007) and awarded second prize at Q.U.A.P (Qualita Urbanistica delle Aree Produttive) in Treviso. He is developing a series of short-term intensive design workshops to explore small-scale urban interventions at the Chinese Academy of Fine Artsin Beijing. These workshops will address structural contradictions that exist between the State’s monumental urban planning and the daily demands on the urban fabric.
Recently, he delivered a lecture on his works at the Col-legi Oficial d’Arquitectes de les Illes Balears
in Palma, Mallorca. Tsang is co-editor with Ian Luna on a book entitled On the Edge: Ten Architects in China, a Rizzoli publication.