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  1. 'Talks are essential' on retail art space

    Posted Jun 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Kevin Kwong kevin.kwong@scmp.com The chief executive-elect should consult developers on his proposal that they must set aside space in new retail complexes for arts and cultural ... if it's too small, then [an art space] loses its purpose and effect. I think more consultation is needed not only with the artists but also with the developers,' said Cheng, who launched his ...

  2. How kids stay healthy with Hong Kong's lack of fitness space and pools in schools

    Posted Dec 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Julie McGuire family.post@scmp.com We have just moved to Hong Kong from Australia. I am appalled by the lack of space in my daughter's school for games. It doesn't have ... spaces. But it is rare to find a school that would disagree with your point. Although few schools in the city have fields (or ovals, as they are called in Australia) they do use a number ...

  3. Industrial space plays a vital role

    Posted May 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... buildings has been 300 per cent higher than those of offices in industrial buildings. The survey showed that most of the artists renting space in industrial buildings are young, with 65 per cent aged between 20 and 39. For individual artists, the cost of renting industrial space was close to 25 per cent of their total income, and the maximum monthly rent they could afford was HK$4,072. ...

  4. Limited space for seats of learning

    Posted Apr 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... otherwise empty seats, but be mindful: spaces are limited- especially when it comes to seats of learning. ...

  5. Taking up space

    Posted Nov 12th 2009, 12:00am by Sunny Tse

    ... Sunny Tse Kacey Wong Kwok-choi's studio is an inspiring space of colourful robots, sculptures, framed snapshots of his large-scale installations and a cosy sofa on which you can sit back, relax and enjoy the sea view. He calls it the Detective Room because it is where he likes to investigate his mind. 'Installation art is using space to tell a story, to create ...

  6. Renovation of disused industrial space solves multiple problems

    Posted Oct 27th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... such as dancing, a lot of space is needed for rehearsals, so a vacant factory would be an ideal venue and a reasonable rent could be charged, so that it was affordable. Until now, a number of artistic groups have wanted to start but have been unable to do so. The greatest difficulty they face in getting established is limited space and inadequate government support. However, this new policy ...

  7. Activists call for 'open' spaces to be opened up

    Posted Jan 20th 2008, 12:00am by Barclay Crawford

    ... Barclay Crawford A packed forum heard yesterday that Hong Kong requires a radical rethink of how it creates and manages its open public spaces. At the City Festival's 'Hong Kong's Public Space: How Open is Open' at the Fringe Club, speakers said there must be more considered planning. They said the public avoided the city's open spaces because they were ...

  8. A concrete opportunity for green space

    Posted Sep 29th 2007, 12:00am by Bernard Chan

    ... 'correct' way to lay out and run theatres, a museum, a xiqu, or traditional Chinese theatre, or art exhibition space; no 'correct' way to ensure they serve local students, attract tourists ... That is the demand for green, open space. This issue could be more sensitive than resolving the shapes and locations of buildings. The recommendations reflect this, allowing for 23 hectares of open space ...

  9. Steps into space

    Posted Aug 07th 2007, 12:00am by Samantha Culp

    ... Space in Cattle Depot Artist Village, six visiting artists aim to explore these themes in new ways. Emma Rushton and Derek Tyman, a couple from Manchester known for their collaborative partnership, have often worked with space and place, and helped to orchestrate this special programme. Last spring, they were 1a Space's first resident artists when they created Turf: Garden ...

  10. Cafe offers art a space in the sun

    Posted Sep 10th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Gallery- an upstairs coffee shop that doubles as a gallery and performance space- said Hong Kong offered too little space for young artists to exhibit their talents, and combining a cafe ... their talents,' he said. 'When he first decided to open a cafe, a friend had mentioned the lack of art space, and he decided to combine the two to offer opportunities for artists and entertainment ...




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