18/07/2023 - 1/10/2023
Free of Charge
The opening programme of the Hong Kong Arts Development Council's new premises, Marginal Notes, is curated by Ying Kwok and jointly created by 11 units of local visual and media artists. The works cover multiple mediums, including textiles, installations, prints, digital art, drawings, and sculptures, delving into the past and present of the Wong Chuk Hang district.
Located in the southern part of Hong Kong Island, Wong Chuk Hang possesses a distinct character attributed to its natural geographical position, historical heritage, and urban planning directions. Over the years, it has undergone numerous transformations, resulting in a rich cultural legacy. This exhibition serves as a platform for artists to unearth hidden legends and anecdotes within the area. Like footnotes offering supplementary explanations, these different perspectives intertwine to reshape a more comprehensive community landscape.
Marginal Notes invites the public to embark on a journey of exploration and discovery, through the appreciation of artistic creations, to participate in and continue the stories of our city.
Curator: Ying Kwok
Assistant Curator: Yung Wing Yi
Artists: Tap Chan, Eastman Cheng, Margaret Chu, Mark Chung, Kong Chun Hei, Kongkee, Lam Siu Wing, Li Ning, Ocean Leung, Tang Kwong San & Yuen Nga Chi, To Kai On Benny
Opening Programme of the New Premises of Hong Kong Arts Development Council
Hong Kong Arts Development Council’s (HKADC) new premises, located at the upper ground floor and 5th to 7th floors, 39 Yip Kan Street, Wong Chuk Hang, will hold its opening in July 2023. Facilities including arts studios, a multi-purpose arts space “SHOWCASE”, an arts information centre, and the permanent administration office of HKADC, will gradually go into operation this year. HKADC is delighted to celebrate the official opening of the new premises with a series of exciting arts programmes from July 2023 to early 2024, including exhibitions, performances, workshops, docent tours, and various art activities, held within the new venue and the surrounding Wong Chuk Hang district, marking the beginning of a new chapter for Hong Kong arts.
Leveraging the rich artistic spaces and facilities within the new premises, the programmes aims to showcase the creativity and talent of local artists. Through interactive, educational, and innovative arts and cultural activities, the programmes seeks to foster connections among individuals from all walks of life. All are welcome to join our celebration, discover the richness of Hong Kong's art scene while exploring the new site together.
A series of fringe programmes are now open for registration at https://art-mate.net/doc/68185.
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