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The latest curated art & cultural events from around Hong Kong

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Karin Weber Gallery, Central

Why We Recommend it

Macau artist Eric Fok’s paintings are showcased in his second solo exhibition at Karin Weber Gallery, where he attempts to envisage the future of Hong Kong and Macau.
The Gardens, the Duchess of Kent Children’s Hospital, Pokfulam

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Italian Women’s Association’s biggest annual charity bazaar returns for the 36th year to raise funds for the ‘Society for the Relief of Disabled Children’, the main fundraiser for the Duchess of Kent Children’s Hospital.

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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
Blue Lotus Gallery, G/F , Sheung Wan

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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.
Concert Hall, Hong Kong City Hall, Central

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Caroline Worra, hailed by Opera News as “one of the finest singing actresses around,” stars in The Merry Widow by influential twentieth-century Austro-Hungarian composer and conductor Franz Lehár.
Grand Theatre, Hong Kong Cultural Centre, Tsim Sha Tsui

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Qing Dynasty Pu Songling ghostwriter’s classic is adapted into Hong Kong Dance Company’s award-winning grand dance drama L’Amour Immortel, depicting the doomed romance between an alluring ghost and an honest scholar.
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Fabrica Atrium, The Mills Fabrica, 4/F, The Mills, Tsuen Wan

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CHAT’s Winter Programme 2019 presents the fourth edition of the annual Discussion Forum, exploring the possibilities of textiles in different contexts.

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The 48th Hong Kong French Film Festival celebrates French cinema by screening more than 40 films in two major sections: Cinepanorama which screens new releases, and Retrospective, a selection of classics, including works by French New Wave pioneer Agnès
Hong Kong City Hall Concert Hall, Central

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Five-time Grammy Award-winning soprano Dawn Upshaw performs in December with the City Chamber Orchestra of Hong Kong.
Asia Society Hong Kong Center, Admiralty

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Invited by the Consulate General of Pakistan, Fareed Ayaz, Abu Muhammad Qawwal and Brothers returns to Hong Kong to perform in an evening of mysticism and music that speaks of love and longing.
Asia Society Hong Kong Center, Admiralty

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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.

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China-U.S. Friendship Exchange founder Sheng-Wei Wang reveals the seventh and last voyage of the San Bao eunuch, Admiral Zheng He, on his “Treasure Fleet” that reached the US, long before Christopher Columbus set foot for the first time in the

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Acclaimed dance artists Mui Cheuk-yin and Xing Liang are joined by veteran theatre director Tang Shu-wing in this performance of Thunderstorm which re-illustrates Cao Yu’s classic play with body language.
David Zwirner, 5–6/F, H Queen’s, Central

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American artist Carol Bove (b. 1971) inventive and colourful collage sculptures question the expressive potential of steel and the very limit of its physicality.
Kong Art Space, Central

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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

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In the dance Puz/zle, award-winning Belgian choreographer Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui questions the inertia of our views of history and cultural evolution through imagery and metaphor.
CityU Exhibition Gallery, 18/F, Lau Ming Wai Academic Building, City University of Hong Kong, Kowloon Tong

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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
Black Box Theatre, Tai Po Civic Centre, Tai Po

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Inspired by the Causeway Bay Books disappearances in 2015, Little Theatre Workshop puts on a play that touches on how Hong Kong is being shrouded by paranoia and pessimism under political uncertainties.

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Seriously Funny, an award-winning dance comedy by Polish comedic ensemble Fair Play Crew will leave you and your family in stitches this December.

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Lung Wai Cantonese Opera Troupe, established by veterans Lee Lung and Wong Chiu-kwan, performs three Cantonese opera classics: Liu Jinding Crashes Four Gates, A Nocturnal Trial and Ten Charges against Yan Song.
1/F, T.T. Tsui Building, University Museum and Art Gallery, HKU, Pokfulam

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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.
Stanley Ho Space Theatre, Hong Kong Space Museum, Tsim Sha Tsui

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The latest 3D Dome Show takes viewers on a visually spectacular ride on the paths of these probes to explore the solar system and beyond our home galaxy.
F Hall 1/F (enter through JC Contemporary), Tai Kwun, Central

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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
108, Ruttonjee House, Central

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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.
Tai Kwun, Central

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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

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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.

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As part of the Cantonese Opera Young Talent Showcase programme, the Cantonese Opera Appreciation Series at Yau Ma Tei theatre examines the traditional art from a modern perspective through the eyes of local literary scholars, poets, actors and singers.

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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.
Blindspot Gallery, Wong Chuk Hang

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Holy Mosses features works of art that explore the non-binary fluidity of gender from eight artists who identify as female or gender non-binary.
White Cube, Central

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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.
de Sarthe Gallery, Wong Chuk Hang

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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.
10 Chancery Lane Gallery, G/F, Central

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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
La Galerie Paris 1839, Sheung Wan

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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.
University Museum and Art Gallery, Pokfulam

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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,
Whitestone Gallery, Central

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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.
Sin Sin Fine Art, Wong Chuk Hang

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The Original Story features prominent Indonesian artist Yunizar’s works, which carry his signature abstract style with a focus on texture that invites viewers to reach out for a feel.
Rossi & Rossi, Wong Chuk Hang

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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.
Bonhams Hong Kong, Admiralty

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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
Hauser and Wirth, Central

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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
Duddell's, Central

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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.
Osage Gallery 4/F, Kwun Tong

Why We Recommend it

WYSIWYG is used in a sense to describe Shaw’s contemporary media art in the sense of an experience gained from interactively exploring the artworks.
K11 Art House, Level 4, K11 MUSEA, Victoria Dockside, Tsim Sha Tsui

Why We Recommend it

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.
CHAT and The Hall, The Mills, Tsuen Wan

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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.
Para Site, Quarry Bay

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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

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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

Why We Recommend it

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.
1/F Thematic Galleries 1 & 2, Function Place & 1/F Corridor, Hong Kong Heritage Museum, Sha Tin

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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.
The D. H. Chen Foundation Gallery, The Mills, Tsuen Wan

Why We Recommend it

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.
University Museum and Art Gallery, Sai Wan

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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.

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