East Contemporary

Category: Hong Kong

Mill6 Centre for Heritage Arts & Textile: (In)Tangible Reminiscence (Iwasaki Takahiro, Jung Yeondoo, Sarah Lai)

Hong Kong, 24 March – 22 April 2018, http://www.mill6chat.org/ Since my last visit two years ago Mill6 added the “Centre for Heritage Arts & Textile” subtitle to its official name, and also the works on show seemed to be more heavily pushed in this direction. The institution invited three artists, one from Japan (Iwasaki Takahiro),…

Osage Gallery “The Sun Teaches Us That History In Not Everything”

Hong Kong, 25 March – 6 May 2018, http://osagegallery.com/ A rather large exhibition, taking on an even larger task of mapping the dialogue between “Southeast Asia, South America, Central America and Mexico”, curated by Raphael Fonseca and featuring the works of 26 artists. The exhibition was a little bit in the style of Para Site’s…

Hanart TZ: Inga Svala Thorsdottir and Wu Shanzhuan “Quote!Quote!Quote!”

Hong Kong, Pedder Building, 22 March – 3 May 2018, www.hanart.com This was a very refreshing show amongst the poshness of the Pedder Building, where most galleries decided to hang individual large size products in respectable distance from each other on the freshly painted gallery walls. Hanart TZ was also freshly painted, no question about…

Pearl Lam: Arcangelo Sassolino „Warped Matter Curved Time“

Hong Kong, H Queens, March 27 – 8 May, 2018, https://www.pearllam.com The second, new, space of Pearl Lam in Hong Kong, in the newly opened H Queens building showing Arcangelo Sassolino’s works was both complementary and consistent with the other existing Pearl Lam location is in the Pedder Building, showing abstract painter Huang Yanqing. The…

CityU Guest Talk: Prof. John Levack Drever “Sound Art – Whose Hearing?”

Hong Kong, 5pm September 29, 2016, Creative Media Colloquium Drever is a sound artist and professor at Goldsmiths, University of London. The major part of the lecture took place at a rapid speed with references raining in the intervals of seconds. At moments it seemed – in the words taken from one of Alan Kwan’s…

Floating Projects: Jess Lau & Kinchoi Lam “Recurrence”

Hong Kong, September 10 – September 25, 2016, http://floatingprojectscollective.net The exhibition consisted of two different bodies of work. Kinchoi Lam presented a series of three video installations, all of different configurations of fixed camera videos of and from within telephone booths located in very calm and remote places of Hong Kong. Jess Lau’s work was…