Michelle Corbet for The Memphis Business Journal
Kong Wee Pang, an award-winning artist, Memphis College of Art alumna and art director at Memphis-based ad agency Archer Malmo, has been selected to activate a Downtown underpass with public art.
Pang's work was selected among four finalists, all of whom responded to a joint request for qualifications from the Downtown Memphis Commission (DMC) and the UrbanArt Commission for public art on an I-40 underpass near the Memphis Cook Convention Center.
"My inspiration is based on the movement of the Mississippi River," Pang said. "Under the bridge, when a car is moving on the highway, the bridge also has a slight movement. It is perfect for the movement of the sequins."
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