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.
International Iran expert David Nissan asks how much is really known about Iran, as he unveils the illusions of this mysterious country under the current Islamic regime during a Royal Geographical Society evening talk.
Staged in Oslo, Copenhagen, London and New York, Kinder K’s Asian debut is presented in the form of play-reading, shedding light on the text itself to bring home the moral ambiguity of this social development.
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.
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.
CineFan’s September-October edition showcases 16 films by two representative directors of thrill – Claude Chabrol (France) and Kim Ki-young (South Korea), reflecting on the dark side of human nature and the dysfunction of the bourgeois.
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.
Adapted from Bizet’s iconic opera and re-imagined as a story about a Hong Kong woman and her unwavering pursuit of self-actualisation as a modern woman, the multimedia theatrical production fuses classical opera, music theatre, video design, and modern
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.
Hong Kong Ballet brings back the much loved classic, with additional modern choreography by Australian choreographer John Meehan, and performances by principal guest artists from established international ballet groups, including Bavarian State Ballet.
Spanning diverse genres of art and subject matter, the group exhibition of Holly Coulis, Nevine Mahmoud and Christina Ramberg pushes representation to the point of estrangement and impels viewers to reconsider how they relate to common forms.
Described as “ultra-cool existentialism”, Breath by Finnish choreographer Tero Saarinen and musician Kimmo Pohjonenis offers visually stunning movements that defy the imagination and understanding of dance.
Featuring a selection of new works, ephemera, and archival materials, the San Francisco-based artist’s exhibition showcases his spontaneous and humorous depictions of varied environments and social vernaculars.
Fresh from a critically acclaimed run of Secret Theatre in London and Singapore, the team returns with the epic immersive thriller of cannibalistic serial killer Hannibal Lecter, set in the historic prison and police station of Hong Kong, Tai Kwun.
Celebrating the written word with workshops and a series of thought-provoking talks by leading local and international writers including Markus Zusak, author of The Book Thief, this year’s Hong Kong’s literary festival examines themes of
With a fusion of Asian and Western influences, French artist Keflione’s illustrations depict an imaginary version of Hong Kong under his own artistic principle that blends contemporary street art with tradition.
The 20th edition of the Hong Kong Jewish Film Festival features a diverse lineup consisting of over 20 feature films, comedies, documentaries and shorts about and by Jewish communities for the local audiences.
The Beijing-based contemporary artist’s first solo exhibition features a new series of paintings and an immersive installation which explore the ripples of the information explosion and the consequential loss of existential substance, a side effect
The 16th edition aims to stimulate with thought-provoking works, be it a new film from a young Hong Kong filmmaker, an award-winning classic from Iranian auteur Mohammad Rassoulof, or a lost gem from Cambodia in the 1960s.
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
As part of City Contemporary Dance Festival 2019, two thought-provoking dance productions and one virtual reality dance film dedicated to exploring body movements and established dance figures are staged.
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.
As part of the Consulate’s grand annual event ─ “Japan Autumn Festival in Hong Kong – Rediscovering Nippon”, the film festival screens 17 Japanese films and animations for free and organises after-screening talks and workshops related to the
The exhibition explores the famous and infamous long gone Walled City of Kowloon by photographers Greg Girard and Ian Lambot and reveals the extraordinary community that cuts a dark presence in the heart of Hong Kong.
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
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
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
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.
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