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  1. News - Hong Kong - ARTS

    Taiwan's 'first daughter' Lesley Ma joins West Kowloon arts hub

    Posted Oct 08th 2013, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... of visual culture including contemporary art, ink art, architecture and design, but has yet to appoint a moving image curator.   ...

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    I Am Home exhibition reveals Hong Kong's lofty ambitions

    Posted May 31st 2013, 12:00am by Kylie Knott

    ... impression at last year's Venice Biennale International Architecture Exhibition, with the city listed among the top five exhibits at the annual event, held under the name "Common Ground". Hong Kong's exhibits, "Inter Cities/Intra Cities: Ghostwriting the Future", turned the spotlight on the architectural and cultural regeneration of Kowloon East, one ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - ARTS

    Tradition of grand bamboo theatres may disappear, architect warns

    Posted Jan 15th 2013, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... the knowledge of the master craftsmen, an architect says. William Lim Ooi-lee, who conceptualised the design for this year's West Kowloon Bamboo Theatre at the hub, said bamboo architecture was an integral part of Hong Kong's architecture. "Bamboo theatres from the 1950s and '60s looked like what we are building. They weren't only stages for performances but also venues ...

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    Culture of excess

    Posted Jun 30th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... to house it. Maybe that's the point of the show, which was inspired by an enormous architectural model built by Marino Auriti, an Italian immigrant to the US in the 1920s. Auriti wanted his ... to leap out of Auriti's tiered architectural cake of a building yelling: "Today we curate the biennale! Tomorrow, the world!" That's curators for you. There are great ...

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    Singapore's Lit Up festival restates art

    Posted Jul 14th 2013, 12:00am by Clara Chow

    ... the architecture-trained principal designer of Studio VBK, says it is a deliberate skill involving basic things such as "not tightening your wrist". Started by non-profit arts organisation Word Forward ...

  6. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - ARTS

    World architects bring democratic designs to Venice

    Posted Aug 29th 2012, 10:10am by AFP

    ... earthquakes and tsunamis have taken centre stage at the world’s largest architecture fair. The designs housed in the spectacular Arsenale-- an old naval shipyard and military base-- and the nearby Giardini park on the lagoon include some by  leading architects including Norman Foster, Zaha Hadid and Renzo Piano. “The crux is to mend the fracture between architecture and civil society,”  ...

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    Robert Ho Tung's granddaughter seeks revamp of city's art scene

    Posted May 14th 2013, 12:00am by Annemarie Evans

    ... Creative licence The last time artist Wendy Yeo was in Hong Kong was 21 years ago. Since then, much has changed and this time around Yeo has enjoyed soaking up the modern architecture and vibrancy ... Instead, she studied architecture for a year before switching to Slade. "Being an artist, I like peace and solitude," she says. Yeo and husband Richard Holt have homes in Kingston upon ...

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    University Museum well-positioned to connect internationally, says new director

    Posted May 26th 2013, 12:00am by Kylie Knott

    ... on an adjacent table. German-born Knothe is “very, very excited” about the exhibition. And while his love for the arts covers many mediums – the powerful architectural images of Burri included – his real ...

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    Grand reopening of the Rijksmuseum

    Posted Apr 15th 2013, 12:00am by Kevin Kwong

    ... by Cruz y Ortiz, the Spanish architecture firm that is also in charge of the overall renovation project, including the brand new entrance. It's not surprising many Asian artifacts have wound ...



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