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  1. Where the Lions Are

    Posted May 13th 2008, 12:00am by John Batten

    ... John Batten Where the Lions Are Exhibition Hall, Sheung Wan Civic Centre This exhibition, curated jointly by Francois Piron from France and Para/Site Art Space's Tobias Berger, has ... Fontaine's Foreigners Everywhere neon sign (right) each offer an intriguing exploration of our world. Yuk King Tan's life-size cardboard sculpture of one of the sentinel lions in front ...

  2. Where The Lions Are

    Posted May 08th 2008, 12:00am by Janice Leung

    ... Janice Leung Fusing fantasies and fears, 'where the lions are' was a phrase coined by European cartographers of the Middle Ages to describe undiscovered territories. Today, curators Tobias Berger and Francois Piron are using this analogy to illustrate relationships with the unknown other in a modern context in a new exhibition, which is part of this year's Le ...

  3. Where the Lions Are

    Posted May 20th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Installations, videos and performances on the theme of 'the other' by artists including France's Mathieu Kleyebe Abonnenc, Germany's Peter Friedl and locals Adrian Wong and Yuk King Tan; features Abonnenc's Slavetrade Landscape. T ...

  4. Drumming up business

    Posted Feb 07th 2004, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... with Alex Lo My talented colleague and friend Harry Harrison- whose wit is on display on the right side of this column every week- witnessed this novel form of extortion during the Lunar New Year holidays. It apparently involved door-to-door lion dancing, accompanied by loud drumming outside every shop until someone gave them money. The incident took place halfway down Bonham ...

  5. Artistic crowd creates a stir

    Posted Apr 07th 2006, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... Andrew Sun Art-lover Sin Sin Man celebrated the opening last month of her new premises in the antique section of Sheung Wan, with an afternoon of festivities. The new home for Sin Sin Annex and Sin Sin Atelier was blessed with the raucous sounds of a lion dance, as more than 100 well-wishers dropped in to see the new workshop and art and fashion store. Spotted in the crowd ...

  6. Negotiations

    Posted Sep 11th 2008, 12:00am by Kevin Kwong

    ... (Where the Lions Are) and Osage Kwun Tong (Women's Work), producing art that constantly raises questions and challenges the mind. Her latest solo show at Cat Street Gallery brings together ... recycler' pushing a perfectly rendered replica cardboard copy of the iconic HSBC lion from the bank's headquarters to a hole-in-the-wall recycling depot in Sheung Wan. The work is about ...

  7. Arts

    Posted May 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Compiled by Yvonne Teh Exhibitions Journey is the Reward Australian street artist David 'Meggs' Hooke's works reference his life manifesto. Today, noon-7pm, Above Second, 31 Eastern St, Sai Ying Pun. Inquiries: 3483 7950. Ends today Wood Sculpture and Chinese Lion Head Exhibition Sculptural works and Chinese lion heads made from environmentally friendly materials ...

  8. Out and about

    Posted Sep 07th 2008, 12:00am by Jason Wordie

    ... in the 1850s. The stone lions in the forecourt were presented by the Pork Butcher's Guild in 1851, silent testimony to the relative prosperity of early colonial life. Newly elected directors ...

  9. New Taipa ferry terminal rights allotted to upstarts

    Posted Oct 16th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that Shun Tak is out,' Ms Ho told reporters at a bronze lion statue unveiling ceremony at the US$1.1 billion MGM Grand Macau yesterday. 'We submitted an application one year ago to apply ...

  10. The Planner

    Posted Apr 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... The Power of Nature Mexican artist Fernanda Brunet's paintings of zebras, tigers, lions, rabbits and other wildlife. Today, noon-7pm, Damina Gallery, 2/F, 65 Peel St, SoHo. Inquiries: 9729 ...




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