Tibetan diasporic artist Tenzing Rigdol’s (b. 1982, Nepal) prominent use of lines plays with traditional Buddhist paintings, deconstructing deities juxtaposed with these dramatic cuts of lines across the canvases to speak to the communication breakdown between Tibet and China, the myriad of conflicting voices with the Tibetan exile communities or the deconstruction or dismantling of everyday traditions.
Canadian artist Andy Dixon explores themes of decadence, patronage, and the relationship between art and wealth through a rewriting of auction house objects and iconic paintings from the past.
101 objects used by prisoners, judges, the police force and many more police station stakeholders are displayed in this thematic exhibition that chronicles a variety of stories about work and life in this historic compound over time.
Japanese artist Ryôtarô Muramatsu (b. 1971, Japan), CEO of the creative company Naked, showcases 6 new series of interactive multimedia pieces and projection mapping.
Two emerging local artists Giraffe Leung (b. 1993) and Simon Wan (b. 1975) portray their home city and international cityscapes through iconic coin as well as light and shadow images to explore the identities and changes of cities.
Co-presented by Art in Hospital X MOViE MOViE, Life is Art features 23 films about legendary artists from the music, fashion, painting, architecture, food and theatre industries and their ground-breaking achievements.
Design Trust Futures Studio’s ‘Heritage is Innovation’ uses design thinking, critical making and site specific interventions to build new narratives around the role and place of heritage.
Learn about leading environmentalist and primatologist Dr Jane Goodall’s conservation work, her scientific discoveries, the challenges that threaten the survival of wildlife, and how you contribute to nature conservation at this special exhibition.
The Spanish artist’s (b. 1965) exhibition presents a careful selection of his work in cinematography, featuring absurdist videos of solitary figures and scenic locations.
The provocative Chinese performance artist, whose action was referred to as the first gunshot in Tiananmen, puts on site-specific SKEW which embodies her bold and spontaneous style.
American photographer Philip-Lorca diCorcia (b. 1951) showcases a variety of photographs spanning the breadth of his influential career since the early days of the 1980s.
Local artists Stephen Wong Chun Hei and Yeung Hok Tak present joint exhibition Beside the City that features paintings of the Hong Kong countryside.
South African photographer Billy Monk’s (1937-1982) exhibition presents handprinted silver gelatin prints taken between 1967 and 1969 in Cape Town night club The Catacombs, a refuge of many outcasts during the height of the apartheid-era rule.
The pioneering art space‘s summer events spotlight young talent from across the region with a series of initiatives, ranging from exhibitions and workshops to symposiums.
Five Artists: Sites Encountered brings together an international group of female artists whose varied approaches offer ways to rethink ideas of site and place.
Video installations by Los Angeles-based artist Jennifer Steinkamp, a pioneer in the field of 3-D animation, respond to the architectural interiors, altering viewers’ typical experience of an object within a gallery.
Willy Ronis (1910 – 2009), one of the most internationally renowned French photographers, is honoured with an exhibition that brings together his famous masterworks and lesser-known shots.
Drawn from the diverse collections of the Ise Foundation, Living Kogei highlights over seventy works by prominent and emerging contemporary Japanese artists who revisit the combination of art and traditional craftsmanship.
Liu Ke’s abstract art visually captures the phenomenological nature of energy flow in life with blocks of colours and stripes.
Dual solo exhibitions Liquefied Sunshine and Force Majeure by local artists Ching Chin Wai and South Ho Siu Nam constructs a comparative study of past and recent typhoons that hit the city and socio-political failures in modern Hong Kong.
Contemporary Indian artist N S Harsha’s (b. 1969, Mysuru) 20 works, spanning over 20 years of his career, showcase his expansive artistic practice of paintings and sculptures that explore how nature stimulates creative thinking and artistic forms.
Artist Kyung Hwa Shon makes use of the sensual touch that she gains from walking around town to explore the understanding of the living organism and personality of a city.
Spanning diverse genres of art and subject matter, the group exhibition of Holly Coulis, Nevine Mahmoud and Christina Ramberg push representation to the point of estrangement and impel viewers to reconsider how they relate to common forms.
The group exhibition curated by Gu Zheng explores and challenges perceptions of photography as a medium, showcasing 14 recent and new works, encompassing photo sculpture, collage and video.
Shanghai artist Qin Yifeng’s (b. 1961) Negative Reading | Reading Negatives showcases photographs that depict three-dimensional objects using two-dimensional means.
Spanish photographer Mar Sáez’s (b. 1983) first solo exhibition in Asia reflects on the uncertainty and loneliness of life through two series of intimate and still photos. To The Travellers, a travel experience with strangers and Vera and Victoria, a portray of a transsexual couple.
Curated by Qu Chang, the group exhibition over Para Site’s old and new spaces examines the notions of individuality and collective spirit under the regulatory influences of physical and metaphorical spaces.
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.
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.
Featuring historic photos, vintage cotton products, as well as archival documents and objects, this exhibition unravels the rich history of Hong Kong’s textile industry.
This exhibit offers a curious window into the religious iconography of the Church of the East, showcasing ancient Nestorian crosses ( 12th-13th centuries) found in north-west China.