Installation Art

Shapes of things already present

Norman Ko Wah-man's Flight is seen by thousands who pass through the plaza between Wan Chai's Immigration and Revenue Towers every day. But despite its prominent position, the bronze sculpture remains a forgettable and forgotten work of art.

Sunday, 31 July, 2011, 12:00am

Detours: Beauty and beasts

Since 1992, Canadian artist Gregory Colbert has slung his camera gear over his shoulder about 40 times to trek across Tonga, Borneo, India, Egypt, Namibia, Kenya, Sri Lanka, the Antarctic and the harsh backyards of many other places to produce films.

9 May 2007 - 12:00am

Still wildlife

THE GIANT ELEPHANT, prostrate on its wrinkled limbs, looks to be intently listening to the words of a small boy. Two whales swirl smoothly beneath the sea, accompanied by a bare-chested, pony-tailed man who swims with them. An orangutan nestles against a gnarled tree, being read to by an indigenous woman wearing a tasselled shawl.

7 May 2006 - 12:00am

Hands-on art amusement park

Nine future teachers will turn their dreams of an interactive art amusement park into reality with an installation art exhibition later this month.

The artists are graduating students from the Hong Kong Institute of Education (HKIEd).

1 Jul 2005 - 12:00am

Moving images

'What is man without the beasts? If all the beasts were gone, man would die from a great loneliness of spirit. For whatever happens to the beasts, soon happens to man. All things are connected.'

Chief Seattle, American Indian chief of the Suquamish (1786-1866)

8 May 2005 - 12:00am

Making room for space

You can find a place of rest even amid a hectic life. You can find a niche to survive in even in a packed space.' These words by artist Kam Chi-keung, ironically, do not ring true for Oil Street art groups. The idea of a resting place has obsessed Kam for some time, and has given him a theme for his Jam Packed With Space project, part of this month's Oil Street Festival.

14 Oct 1999 - 12:00am

May's sound creations

Flying the flag for neglected art forms is as far-fetched a job description for video artist May Fung as it is possible to conjure up. In her latest project, however, Fung is doing just that by trying to allow a lesser voice to be heard through dominant visual images.

25 Jun 1999 - 12:00am