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  1. PR man's double life as an artist leads to Venice Biennale

    Posted May 18th 2007, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... community, he's one of the creative minds in curator Norman Ford's project 'Star Fairy', which will represent Hong Kong at the annual Venice Biennale arts festival in June. ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak and Jessica Lam The double life of the public relations manager of Igor's Group, Hiram To (right), will take him to Venice ...

  2. Boost for HK at Venice visual arts 'Olympics'

    Posted Jun 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... that of the last local artist to participate. Lee will take part in the 55th Venice Biennale, held every two years in the Italian canal city. And due to collaboration between the Arts Development Council ... infuriated him. Nittve said another curator and an assistant curator had yet to be appointed for the pavilion. He said he hoped to introduce the Venice Biennale to the wider Hong Kong public ...

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    Kowloon East revamp to embrace creativity, planner tells Venice panel

    Posted Sep 02nd 2012, 12:00am by CHRISTOPHER DE WOLF

    ... Christopher DeWolf New district must embrace creativity, planner tells Venice Biennale panel, but critics doubtful Diversity pledge on Kowloon East CBD plan Small businesses and creative ... at the Venice Biennale of Architecture, where Hong Kong has a series of exhibits on the industrial and residential areas of Kwun Tong, Ngau Tau Kok and Kowloon Bay, along with the former Kai Tak ...

  4. HK in talks to host top arts show

    Posted Nov 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Polly Hui, Quinton Chan

    ... Quinton Chan and Polly Hui Negotiations under way to bring Venetian Biennale to city The government is holding talks with the organisers of the Venice Biennale to have the world-class arts ... of the proposal, such as the venue and the type of exhibitions to be held, have not yet been finalised. Since its foundation in 1895, the Venice Biennale has been one of the most prestigious cultural ...

  5. A solid foundation for success

    Posted Feb 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Kevin Kwong

    ... They complement one another.' Chia says cultural events staged in venues steeped in history have a greater appeal. 'Unlike the Venice Biennale, the Gwangju Biennale is held in a purpose-built ... it as anything else but a cultural venue. The Hong Kong-Shenzhen Biennale of Urbanism and Architecture is further proof of that. Opened last month at the Central Police Compound, the 21/2-month event ...

  6. Moonstruck

    Posted Apr 14th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the West Kowloon cultural district, and another to be placed in a sealed container on the bottom of the Venice lagoon for this year's Venice Biennale. The only larger works in this show ... around the world, so he could 'have my own biennale'. The response was overwhelming. Within days, more than 70 artists from more than a dozen countries (including Brazil, Britain, ...

  7. sound bites

    Posted May 29th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... How and what will Hong Kong gain from being part of the 51st Venice Biennale? Kurt Chan Yuk-keung, whose installation work will be shown at the biennale: 'I think it's important to have the standard of Hong Kong art measured in this international event. It's the window for our art. There are some artists whose work is of international level, but there are few chances ...

  8. The Italian job

    Posted Feb 13th 2007, 12:00am by Yeung Yang

    ... Hong Kong artists are travelling with outlandish themes to create a good impression at this year's Venice Biennale, writes Yeung Yang FORGET THE DRAGON, the junks and the Victoria Harbour skyline. Hong Kong is to get a global image makeover at this year's Venice Biennale as a city of destruction, magic and talking parrots. The Star Fairy project- selected by the Hong ...

  9. Construction wonders

    Posted Jul 14th 2006, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Bamboo scaffolding (front), the Mid-Levels escalator and Hong Kong's 'scissors' staircases (rear) will be showcased for the first time in this year's Venice Biennale ... is celebrating its 50th anniversary, said individuals had taken part at the Biennale before but this was the first time Hong Kong would have such a large-scale exhibit. 'The invitation actually came ...

  10. Exploring HK's creative culture

    Posted Mar 16th 2009, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... distinctive artworks created by talented local personalities. Fabrica Cultura (Culture Fabricate): Hong Kong in Venice, which was part of the 11th International Architecture Exhibition of Venice Biennale last year, was jointly presented by the Hong Kong Institute of Architects (HKIA) and the Hong Kong Arts Development Council (ADC). 'The exhibits showcased in the [follow-up] ...




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