CHAT’s Winter Programme 2019 presents the fourth edition of the annual Discussion Forum, exploring the possibilities of textiles in different contexts.
Multimedia artist Samson Young discusses his upcoming exhibition at the University of Chicago “Silver Moon or Golden Star”, focusing on how utopian views continue to be projected on and taken up by society.
American artist Carol Bove (b. 1971) inventive and colourful collage sculptures question the expressive potential of steel and the very limit of its physicality.
Ballet dancer Ophelia Jacarini showcases her entire series of work—from canvas paintings and photography to installations and performance art—that demonstrates her artistic growth over her past five years in Hong Kong, which highly influences her understanding of the relationship between art, the human body and the city.
In celebration of the 500th anniversary of the death of Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1919), famously known for painting Mona Lisa, Milan’s historic Ambrosian Library is lending both replicas and other rare original works that showcase the polymath’s inventive vision and artistic talent.
UMAG expands on its 2016 exhibition Pictures of the Past to present Hungarian photographer Dezső Bozóky’s even larger group of photographs he took along China’s coast from 1908–1909—documenting inhabitants, the countryside and the city.
Hong Kong-based curators André Chan and Jing Chin-yin Chong present works from emerging artists from Hong Kong, the Mainland, and Taiwan, who encourage viewers not to linger on the surfaces of works but to seek out that gem of a tree within the forest of forms and meanings.
Inspired by Walt Whitman’s eponymous poetry collection Leaves of Grass, Wang Gongyi depicts her love for nature by mixing mineral pigment, charcoal and ink on special Chinese silk.
Curated by Lauren Cornell, Dawn Chan, Xue Tan, and Tobias Berger, the exhibition examines how cyberpunk aesthetics and futurism have seeped into contemporary art and visual culture, while exploring how the initial allure of the cyber-metropolis has morphed into an inescapable feedback loop.
The exhibition i seriously doubt it features a series of new works by Dutch artist Parra, starring his signature curvaceous hybrid characters and highly saturated colours while exploring scenes of modern domestic life and the emotions associated with it.
Enriching Steles showcases a selection of ink art by Taiwan-born and Hong Kong-bred artist Lee Chun-yi, featuring traditionally-inspired landscapes and scholar rocks created by a self-made stamping technique.
Foremost American post-war painter Al Held’s exhibition features works drawn from across his long career, focusing on his Modernist roots and his sustained exploration of abstract painting.
The exhibition Home Sweet Home features a new multimedia collection of work by Hong Kong-based conceptual artist Mak Ying Tung 2 which explores the integration of simulation into reality and more.
For his new exhibition, “The Living Legend,” Hong Kong performance artist Frog King showcases half a century of his diverse and multifarious art forms – paintings, installations and sculptures – and a new performance, “Smoke of Change.”
Conte d’hiver, conte d’été features French artist Catherine Henriette’s photographic works of the series of the same name (winter tale, summer tale), which captures life in Songhua River in the northeast of China.
American poet Jen Bervin’s Silk Poems “weaves” her poems on silk films at nanoscale, an invention of a six-year research project (2010–2016) developed with expertise from more than 30 international textile archives, medical libraries, nanotechnology and biomedical labs, and sericulture sites in North America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia.
The exhibition Views of Water showcases works by Chinese artist Yang Yongliang, including a new video project of Views of Water and Yang’s latest VR work Nine Dragons.
Featuring 12 artists from Taiwan, Hong Kong and mainland China, Theatre of New Gods presents each of their unique perspectives on the relationship between God and people.
The world’s first ever selling exhibition dedicated to the second-generation of Vietnamese artists, “The Next Wave | Modern Vietnamese Art” will be the first of its kind globally to highlight the artists – many of whom trained in Ecole des Beaux Arts, Indochine – working through the post-war years in Vietnam.
American portrait photographer Annie Leibovitz, known for capturing celebrities for Rolling Stone and important people such as Richard Nixon, showcases works from the formative period of her career that capture the dramatic cultural and political shifts of the Seventies and Eighties.
Irene Chou Rediscovered: Paintings from the M K Lau Collection at Duddell’s features a rare, large-scale masterpiece by leading Hong Kong ink artist Irene Chou, which has been hidden from public view for decades.
UA CineHub’s new series of “ARTiculate” and “In Search of the Great Composers” bring to the Hong Kong audience at K11 Art House documentaries about great artists and collections in first-rate museums and galleries around the world.
Reiko Sudo, established Japanese textile designer, presents the creative process behind her nuno (textiles/fabrics) through her drawings and sketches, raw materials and design prototypes, as well as immersive video and sound installations.
Koloa: Women, Art and Technology presents an array of Tongan art practices, including ngatu (bark cloth) making, fine weaving such as ta’ovala garments and ceremonial mats, and kafa (woven rope) while exploring their significance in expressing female wealth and self-empowerment.
In celebration of its 5th anniversary, F11 Foto Museum presents the series, shown in its entirety for the first time, of over 130 photos of our city taken in 1959 and 1960 by Ed van der Elsken (1925-1990), one of the most influential Dutch photographers of the 20th century.
Japanese artist-curator Yutaka Inagawa features 28 artworks from the collection of Jehan Chu,
Michael Xufu Huang, William Lim and Cindy Chua-Tay that experiments on balancing discreet and obvious protagonists that resonate with a cultural cohesion.
Stanley Wong, alias anothermountainman, an award-winning visual communicator from Hong Kong, showcases his “Positive Hong Kong redwhiteblue” series, graphic designs and promotion campaigns created in his 40-year creative career.