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Venice Biennale talks to be stepping stone for aspiring curators

Curator Yung Ma wants to help arts students. Photo: Paul Yeung

A series of talks on the Venice Biennale will be held in May ahead of the West Kowloon arts hub's international debut in the "art Olympics".

Monday, 22 April, 2013, 5:48am

Artist Lee Kit mulls how to put Hong Kong's best foot forward

Artist Lee Kit has been chosen to help curate Hong Kong's pavilion at next month's Venice Biennale art show in Italy. Photo: Paul Yeung

M+, the West Kowloon Cultural District's upcoming visual culture museum, will mark its debut on the international art scene this summer, with an exhibition at the Venice Biennale that the museum says will showcase personal and collective memories.

22 Apr 2013 - 10:15am

Artistic impressions

The Backroom Conversations series organised by the Asia Art Archive (AAA) is an intellectual highlight of the Hong Kong International Art Fair (Art HK), which returns for its fifth edition this week.

This year, there will be six discussions on topics ranging from the functions of private art collections to the role of lens-based media in contemporary art.

13 May 2012 - 12:00am

Embracing an old way of life

Conservators are 'doctors' for historical items such as books, ceramics and ships. They try their utmost to restore each 'patient' to its original glory so others can see how it looked like in its time and study its message.

Young Post talks to Alice Tsang Chee-ho, a paper conservator at the Central Conservation Section under the Leisure and Cultural Services Department.

9 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Models of incentuib

Tomorrow night one of the grandest and most glamorous occasions in the fashion calendar takes place in New York at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Costume Institute's annual gala will mark the opening later this week of Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty, a major retrospective of the British fashion designer who committed suicide last year.

1 May 2011 - 12:00am

Museum bosses need to exhibit storytelling skills

To curator Alice Tsang Chee-ho, being an engaging and effective storyteller is a crucial job requirement.

26 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

Overseas arts hub director replaced

In a move that took some by surprise yesterday, the only overseas director of the West Kowloon arts hub project has been replaced.

Japanese museum curator Yuko Hasegawa was one of only a few board members not reappointed to new two-year terms. No reason was given for her departure.

16 Oct 2010 - 12:00am

Photographer plays with celebrity to show that a dog's life can be a bitch

Sally Anderson's plight in finding a new home for Hong Kong Dog Rescue has put homeless pets in the news again. Madhouse Contemporary gallery's founder Shin Wong is also raising the issue in a new exhibition called Woof. Troubled by the death of a friend's puppy, she co-wrote a song with DJ Jan Lamb Hoi-fung and has invited a group of artists to explore the theme of animal rights.

26 Apr 2010 - 12:00am

Archive founder proves she's hip and happening after inclusion in Art Review's 'Power 100'

What the Forbes list does for the world's richest, Art Review's 'Power 100' does for the contemporary art world's most influential.

28 Oct 2009 - 12:00am

Site in Tin Shui Wai set to store artefacts

The city's museums have received so many artefacts that the government has identified a site in Tin Shui Wai to build a central repository to address the shortage of storage space.

30 Sep 2009 - 12:00am