Unconstrained Textiles: A New Show for CHAT’s First Anniversary

Why We Recommend it

CHAT celebrates its first anniversary with Unconstrained Textiles: Stitching Methods, Crossing Ideas, showcasing the diverse possibilities of textile art.


Unconstrained Textiles: Stitching Methods, Crossing Ideas features works by seven prominent contemporary artists. Among them are artworks by Byron Kim, who recently won the 2019 Robert De Niro Sr. Prize, and Hong Kong wonder kind Samson Young. The works on show will exhibit colours, forms and textual surfaces achieved with textile techniques such as dyeing and stitching.

Curated by CHAT co-director Takahashi Mizuki, the exhibited works will feature
textiles adapted to reflect artists’ aesthetic, experimental and political preoccupations. CHAT describes it as an endeavour to broaden the discussion of textile’s contribution to art by examining contemporary artworks through a textile lens. The exhibition presents the contemporary art practices of artists who have engaged and experimented with textile materials, concepts, subject matters and techniques, inviting visitors to reconsider their understanding and preconceptions of art and textiles.

CHAT opens this Thursday and Friday (4 and 5 June) from 2:00-7:00pm. Starting from 6 June, CHAT will open from Thursdays to Sundays between 11:00am-7:00pm until further notice.


When: 21 Mar 2020 - 26 Jul 2020 Where: CHAT and The Hall, The Mills – 45 Pak Tin Par Street – Tsuen Wan