Spectrosynthesis II: Exposure of Tolerance

massive exhibition of LGBTQ art, “Spectrosynthesis II: Exposure of Tolerance” was the sequel to the 2017 iteration staged by the Hong Kong-based Sunpride Foundation at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Taipei. Featuring 58 artists working in a range of media, “Spectrosynthesis II” was loose and inclusive in its purview. Although it purported to be about queerness in Asian contexts, it sometimes (2010–19), the work was inspired not by the pride flag but by Isaac Newton’s light spectrum experiments—evidence that even a coincidental connection with queer culture was sufficient to merit inclusion.

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