‘Painting is the closest thing to freedom,’ says Tenzing Rigdol by Vivian Chui

‘Painting is the closest thing to freedom,’ says Tenzing Rigdol

Vivian Chui

Ahead of his presentation at Art Basel Hong Kong, the artist sat down with Vivian Chui in his New York City studio


Tenzing Rigdol in his appartment studio in Queens, New York City, 2021. Photo by Caroline Tompkins for Art Basel.
Tenzing Rigdol in his appartment studio in Queens, New York City, 2021. Photo by Caroline Tompkins for Art Basel.
Tenzing Rigdol in his appartment studio in Queens, New York City, 2021. Photo by Caroline Tompkins for Art Basel.
Tenzing Rigdol sitting on bags of soil, sourced as part of his 2011 work Our People, Our Land. Courtesy of the artist and Rossi 6 Rossi, Hong Kong.
Tenzing Rigdol sitting on bags of soil, sourced as part of his 2011 work Our People, Our Land. Courtesy of the artist and Rossi 6 Rossi, Hong Kong.
Tenzing Rigdol sitting on bags of soil, sourced as part of his 2011 work Our People, Our Land. Courtesy of the artist and Rossi 6 Rossi, Hong Kong.

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