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  1. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - REVIEW

    Review: René Burri - Utopia

    Posted Jul 16th 2013, 12:00am by John Batten

    ... René Burri - Utopia University of Hong Kong Museum and Art Gallery The optimistic post-war era of renewal is well captured in "Utopia", a collection of Swiss photographer René ... of a working Niemeyer as he oversees technical drawings and construction in this modernist utopia. The studied concentration of Niemeyer contrasts with the apparent ease of constructing an entirely new ...

  2. Lifestyle - Books - SOCIAL HISTORY

    Book review: Cubed: A Secret History of the Workplace, by Nikil Saval

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 10:09am by WASHPOST

    ... of different heights around the workspace. Propst's ideas were received rapturously, heralded for finally allowing the office "to achieve the work utopia that it had always promised". ...

  3. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Interactive classes a hit with children at Art Basel

    Posted May 27th 2014, 11:14am by Catherine Shaw

    ... which comprises around 35,000 works from the 1960s to the present. Other hands-on art included a mixed-media collage for children to explore their own notion of "Utopia", which ...

  4. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - PROGRAMMES

    Conversations and Salon series added to Art Basel Hong Kong

    Posted May 15th 2014, 09:58am by BONNIE E ENGEL

    ... Utopia" featuring Artist's Collective of Tokyo. Tomorrow, the initial session at 1pm, "Artist Talk: Carsten Nicolai: (alpha) pulse", has the creator of Hong Kong's mammoth ...

  5. Lifestyle - Books - LITERATURE

    Book review: Milestones on a Golden Road, by Richard King

    Posted Feb 09th 2014, 06:13pm by DAVID BARTRAM

    ... David Bartram Milestones on a Golden Road: Writing for Chinese Socialism, 1945-80 by Richard King HKU Press 3.5 stars David Bartram It can be difficult, and not always desirable, to separate art and politics. For example, we have to ask whether the art that glorified Mao Zedong's doomed bid to turn China into a communist utopia can be viewed in its own right, without ...

  6. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - FILM (1960)

    Rewind, film: 'The Time Machine', directed by George Pal

    Posted Jul 07th 2013, 12:00am by Richard James Havis

    ... in a futuristic utopia that is inhabited by a quiet and gentle race, the Eloi, who live off the fruits of the forest. Further investigation reveals that his first impressions were wrong: the Eloi ...

  7. Lifestyle - Books

    When too much news is bad news

    Posted Feb 16th 2014, 06:46pm by BEN RICHARDSON

    ... or should happen." A perfect news service should operate with "an economic Utopia in mind". A dangerous path to tread: you might come across that kind of thinking at the editorial ...

  8. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    US play sparks debate over whether Asian actors should play Asian roles

    Posted Feb 04th 2014, 11:58am by WASHPOST

    ... of disbelief that requires an audience to go along with people bursting into song, it's not too much to ask theatre-goers to also buy into the vision of 1906 Oklahoma as a post-racial utopia ...

  9. Lifestyle - Family & Education

    Take the stress out of Christmas gatherings by using common sense

    Posted Dec 23rd 2013, 05:46pm by Karen Pittar

    ... We all know this utopia does not really exist, but it doesn't stop us from feeling we should try to achieve it. This puts unrealistic expectations and pressures on everyone." ...

  10. Lifestyle - Technology

    The key applications for 3-D printers will be in engineering, not the home

    Posted Dec 12th 2013, 08:04pm by Jamie Carter

    ... and planes, but over the internet. Why go shopping or even have an item posted when you can merely download the design and print it yourself? In practice, that utopia is far off. For now, 3-D printers ...




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