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  1. News - Hong Kong - ARTS

    Handover graffiti project questioned by street sleepers

    Posted Sep 30th 2012, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... Lana Lam lana.lam@scmp.com Street sleepers were forced out by government subway art project for handover anniversary Bureau's graffiti a sore point for homeless In an unusual move, the Home Affairs Bureau has used an anti-establishment art form- graffiti- to promote pro-Beijing messages on the handover anniversary. The graffiti was painted on a purpose-built wooden hoarding ...

  2. For sculptor, where there's junk, there's art

    Posted Aug 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak and Vivian Chen. One man's junk is another's art- more specifically, art supply. Wong Tin-yan creates 'eco-art' from ... on Thursday at Harbour City's Gallery by the Harbour. The works are for sale, with the proceeds going to his chosen non-profit organisation, Arts with the Disabled Association. 'Since ...

  3. Art for workers creates a new heritage

    Posted Mar 07th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Sun Heng spoke to Mandy Zuo Sun Heng is the chief executive of the non-governmental organisation Beijing Workers' Family and leader of the New Worker Art Troupe. Sun hails from ... intention in establishing the New Worker Art Troupe? My experience as a migrant worker in Beijing shows me the enormous amount of money migrant workers are creating for the country and society, ...

  4. The original disaster movie ... and the curse continues

    Posted Jun 19th 2010, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Chinese people are superstitious. And so are New Yorkers. In the programme of this year's New York Asian Film Festival, organisers warned the audience of the potential aftermath of watching one of its films: 'Note: Any injuries sustained by the audience during or immediately after the screening of Development Hell are not the responsibility of the New York Asian Film ...

  5. Jockey Club pledges extra cash for art centre's aids for disabled

    Posted Jan 28th 2008, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Hong Kong Art School, Hong Kong Institute for Promotion of Chinese Culture, and lifestyle store chain G.O.D., which will establish a design museum. Mr Lui said: 'The design museum ... The Jockey Club has committed itself to setting up a top-up fund to improve facilities at the Creative Arts Centre in Shek Kip Mei, which is to be ready for occupation in March. The club ...

  6. Suffering for his art

    Posted Nov 14th 2008, 12:00am by Paul Moon, Paul Mooney

    ... up from his makeshift studio to see about 60 people gathered around. Xi picks up a brush between two toes, dips it in water and then a pool of thick black ink and begins to draw large Chinese ... was laid off from his factory job in 1993, the family moved to Beijing. Three years later, when Xi was 18, his mother took him to an after-school arts centre and approached teacher Ren Zhijun about ...

  7. Disabled get chance to click with people in online TV

    Posted Apr 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Ng Kang-chung kc.ng@scmp.com Hong Kong audiences from today can tune into a new online television station, featuring parenting, cookery and lifestyle shows. Nothing unusual there- except that all the hosts are blind, deaf or physically disabled. VTV, in w ...

  8. Activist uses her art for good cause

    Posted Oct 30th 2007, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... the real sign at Queen's Pier, even using the same dimensions as the original. But instead of the four characters for 'Queen's Pier', she made up four Chinese words to represent ...

  9. Storm as lesbian's poem is withdrawn from art exhibition

    Posted Jan 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... at the Cultural Centre. The Obscene Articles Tribunal had notified Nutong Xueshe, a gender and sexuality study group, that the Chinese poem had been classified as a class II article- not suitable for persons under 18. The poem was to have been featured at the week-long In/Out- Hong Kong Tongzhi Art Exhibition in Tsim Sha Tsui, which opens on Wednesday. The exhibition will include drawings, ...

  10. Special needs students put their arts into variety show

    Posted Jan 29th 2005, 12:00am by Winnie Yeung

    ... Winnie Yeung They danced with kung-fu precision, performed Chinese opera complete with costumes- and were having a great time. More than 100 special needs pupils from nine schools and care centres were rehearsing for three shows- being staged until tomorrow- at the Shouson Theatre, Hong Kong Arts Centre. The shows are part of a special schools' music and art festival run under ...




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