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  1. Magazines - 48hrs - ARTS

    Arts preview: Cui Xinming's Journey to the East investigates the modern era

    Posted Oct 15th 2014, 10:31pm by Vanessa Yung

    ... past experiences and memories to make sense of the society we live in. This is a process of self-discovery, as well as an investigation of the era I'm living in," says ... society and system have inflicted." Don't Hurt Me, one of the new works featured in his show "Journey to the East", is a prime example. Instead of running away, or calling ...

  2. Magazines - 48hrs - ARTS

    Cuckoo needed for lead role

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 10:09pm by Vanessa Yung

    ... in the parallel of the society of people that are accepting their situation and don't do anything about it, they need that awakening moment to actually flip and change. "It's a bit like ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - ARTS

    Robert Miller's HK$100m gift to Asia Society highlights arts funding woes

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 05:41am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow vivienne.chow@scmp.com A HK$100m donation to the Asia Society highlights the never-ending struggle small arts groups face trying to keep their heads above water The art of begging When Duty Free Shoppers founder Robert Miller donated HK$100 million to the Asia Society Hong Kong Centre last month, the news stunned the cultural sector. It was the largest donation made ...

  4. Magazines - 48hrs - ARTS

    Arts preview: Solo Exhibition of Qin Feng

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 10:30pm by Vanessa Yung

    ... Civilization Landscape and Desire Scenery. Qin likens his creative process to filmmaking — he first comes up with a proposal (like a script), and then decides on the medium (which he compares ... documentation about the development of mankind, Civilization Landscape stands out by his use of tea and coffee as "ingredients". Both have strong cultural and historical connotations ...

  5. Magazines - 48hrs - ARTS

    Japan's contemporary history told through photography

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 11:21pm by EDMUND LEE

    ... Changing Society", which documents the activities of humans as social beings. "It shows the transformation of Japanese society and the change in photographic expression at the time," ...

  6. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - ARTS

    Duo make a splash with traditional works

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 06:25am by Enid Tsui

    ... something about the society we live in, such as crowdedness, mass production and how a lot of city dwellers live in a tight space but are still introverts." Chinese art came late to Koon: he ...

  7. Magazines - 48hrs - ARTS

    Arts preview: Wang Yefengs art is rooted in self-discovery

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 12:04am by Vanessa Yung

    ... inheritance. Wang's decision to map his own face digitally onto that of the babies in Well-Disciplined Kids is another example of how his works "contain fragments from the society I live ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - ARTS

    Artist's works speak of Hong Kong society's dysfunctions

    Posted Nov 19th 2013, 05:13am by DANNY LEE

    ... Danny Lee danny.lee@scmp.com British-Nigerian man addresses city's greed and obsession with luxury goods through his art Artist's works speak of society's dysfunctions While Hong Kong is one of the world's wealthiest cities, a fifth of its population is classed as poor, and more than 1.3 million of its people live in poverty. This is just one of the startling ...

  9. Magazines - 48hrs - ARTS

    Edward Burtynsky’s Water photos document the way mankind is changing the planet

    Posted May 07th 2014, 10:49pm

    ... images were taken from the air — sometimes from as high as 2,000 metres — from a helicopter, or, if civil aviation was prohibited, with a remote-controlled camera. These images were first ... at 6.30pm at the Asia Society Hong Kong Centre, 9 Justice Drive, Admiralty. It will be followed by a Q&A session with Edward Burtynsky; HK$250 for Asia Society members or full-time students, ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - ARTS

    Tensions of 1967 riots echo today, says director of new drama

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 04:25am by Johnny Tam

    ... and entrenched divisions between the left and mainstream society. Although he was born in 1969, two years after the riots, he sees echoes of the tensions today. "Society is now more polarised. Some ...




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