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    Artist Fang Lijun says painting animals is a kind of artistic freedom

    Posted Jan 01st 2014, 03:13am by EDMUND LEE

    ... As one of the figureheads of the early 1990s Cynical Realism movement, his work has long been seen as a disenchanted response to the social and political turmoil inscribed in the psyche ...

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    For genre-defying ni.ne.mo it's all about the attitude

    Posted Nov 13th 2013, 10:29pm

    ... by local rapper MastaMic, is a mockery of local girls who earn a following on the online social platform. An early single, We are Dogs, was a satirical response to the mainland professor who ... a responsibility to educate the audience. Lee says that a lot of socalled indie bands in Hong Kong are just like Canto-pop groups, but without a record deal. “I’m talking about their attitude, ...

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    Arts preview: Kurt Tong's Echoed Visions at Identity Art Gallery

    Posted Mar 05th 2014, 11:10pm by EDMUND LEE

    ... and it's not just me." Tong remembers having the same discussion, about the value of photographic prints and the impact of social media on photography, at every photo festival he has attended in recent years. According to the artist, all the works in this show are in response to issues that he's come across in the past two and a half years. To contemplate the editioning policy ...

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    Arts Preview: Debating spirit on the stage in 'The Professor'

    Posted Aug 29th 2013, 12:00am by Vanessa Yung

    ... is spiced up by the trouble they have to face together during his social movement involvement, for which he is torn between the lecturer- his uncle and a student activist himself when he was young- and his conservative mother. "It's never easy when moral, practical, family responsibility and so on must all be taken into consideration," says Chan. Chong promises the debating ...

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    Art house: Roar of the People looks at wartime life in Hong Kong

    Posted Feb 12th 2014, 11:26pm by Paul Fonoroff

    ... lives in a shack while raising funds and giving lectures on civic responsibility. That his activities rarely seem heavy-handed is due to their being balanced with the antics of his shack-mates ... much that is standard tears-and-slapstick Cantonese fare, it is elevated by the interjection of social concerns, such as one protagonist's tangle with the opium trade and a sequence ...

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    Art preview: it's still-life, but not as we know it

    Posted May 09th 2013, 12:00am by Hugh Chow

    ... Hugh Chow Hugh Chow THE NOT YET ART FAIR C&G Artpartment   Part installation and part social commentary, the "Not Yet Art Fair" isn't your standard canvas and canapés ... collaborator Cheng see their event as a response to the proliferation of blockbuster-style shows such as Art Basel. "They're like viruses that only have a negative effect on the art ...

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    Arts preview: Tetsuya Ishida's artworks take a surreal look at Japanese life

    Posted Nov 06th 2013, 10:39pm by EDMUND LEE

    ... machines, Japan's social and academic systems, and the citizens who live precariously in their midst. "In his highly surreal paintings, Ishida captured the feelings of hopelessness, ... of the public's immediate and emotional response to the imagery found in his paintings, partly because a number of Japanese museums have mounted exhibitions since his passing, and partly because of two ...

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    Art house: Germany Year Zero

    Posted Sep 26th 2013, 12:00am by Susan Jung

    ... Rossellini in character. The themes are consistent with his progressive social outlook, and the shooting methods are in keeping with the director’s esteem for spontaneous dialogue and nonprofessional ... the Nazi regime had sowed, and the question of collective guilt versus individual responsibility could only be tackled by an outsider. Not that Rossellini was an objective observer: he had lived ...

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    Arts preview: When the artwork is the contract

    Posted Oct 30th 2013, 10:41pm

    ... Edmund Lee THE SOCIAL CONTRACT Spring Workshop   The first condition on the legally binding confidentiality agreement that you must sign before entering “The Social Contract” is that you ... “the worst-case scenarios in their lives”, Chong says. The other end of the spectrum is now reached by “The Social Contract”, which asks all participants to keep quiet about what they have ...

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    Playwright Yaël Farber introduces colonial politics into Strindberg's Miss Julie

    Posted Feb 12th 2014, 11:26pm by EDMUND LEE

    ... and discourse." One of South Africa's most celebrated playwrights, Farber is known for works that draw on the testimonies of people in specific social contexts. She has created several such works ... staying down with him'." The audience response to the global tour has been wide ranging, but Farber believes that South Africans have found it especially difficult to watch. "This ...




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