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Victoria City

Arts

Exhibitions

Not Reconciled: Video Art from Thailand

Thursday, 19 April, 2012, 12:00am

Events

Today: 10th Coaltrans China conference. JW Marriott Hotel, Beijing.

British Chamber of Commerce event: 'Captains of industry luncheon with Charles Li, chief executive, Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing'. Hong Kong Club.

Canadian Chamber of Commerce event: 'A diamond investment workshop: An insider's perspective'. Kinwick Centre.

18 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

A city that keeps rising from the dead

'This city is dying, you know?' Somehow this painfully pseudo-profound statement from a TVB soap opera has taken root and was recently adopted by an 'anti-locust' campaign against the influx of mainland tourists and pregnant women.

18 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Church says banner a sign of the times

It is a prominent spot to make a point about governance, pollution and the other problems the city faces.

15 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

The Planner

Exhibitions

Blake Sculpture Exhibition

Works by Canadian figurative sculptor Blake Ward. Today, 10am-6pm, Ian Tan Gallery, 1/F, V-Plus, 68 Wellington St, Central. Inquiries: 2525 0331. Ends today

Hans Hartung

13 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Arts

Exhibitions

Spring Show 2012

Works by artists including sculptor Terry Stringer and ceramicist Wendy Hoare. Today, 11am-6pm, KORU1, Koru Contemporary Art, Unit 1604, 16/F Hing Wai Centre, 7 Tin Wan Praya Rd, Aberdeen. Inquiries: 2580 5922. Ends today

Bloom

12 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

The Planner

Exhibitions

Fantastic Creatures from the British Museum

Exhibition of 170 artefacts on loan from the British Museum that looks at how depictions of animals and creatures might address questions such as how humans make sense of the world. Today, 10am-6pm, HK Museum of Art, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$10. Inquiries: 2721 0116. Ends today

11 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Time After Time

Him Lo's mixed-media iron paintings (including The Slipping Sunset, left) composed in a delicate etching style that comment on the dichotomy of city life and the virtue of routine existence. Tue-Sat, 11am-7pm, Identity Art Gallery, 53 Tung St, Sheung Wan. Inquiries: 2540 5353. Ends Apr 14

10 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

The Planner

Exhibitions

Wire My World

David Zalben's 'wire graffiti' works are intended to evoke diverse reactions. Today, 11am-7pm, Karin Weber Gallery, 20 Aberdeen St, Central. Inquiries: 2544 5004. Ends today

Earth Techling

10 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

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18 Spoonfuls of art

Spoon Art Fair HK 12 is a new style of exhibition, promoting young artists and their works in an unconventional setting. It will be held at the same time as Art HK12.

When: May 18-20

Where: Grand Hyatt Hong Kong

Tickets: HK$50 (HK$100 for adults) from HK Ticketing on 31 288 288

20 Charity strutting

8 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Galleries bloom amid heady art boom

Even as Hong Kong's commercial rents soar, art, and especially galleries, appear to be flowering, challenging the city's reputation as a cultural desert.

Hong Kong's new role as a key art centre in Asia - with recent record-setting auctions and major art exhibitions - has prompted a spate of new galleries to open.

6 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Arts

Exhibitions

HK Inter-vivos Film Festival

Artist Ho Sin-tung's 28 imaginary films, paintings of fake/imagined film stills, movie posters and videos of movie-trailers. Today, 10am-6.30pm, Hanart TZ Gallery, 407 Pedder Building, 12 Pedder St, Central. Inquiries: 2526 9019. Ends today

Beyond the Painting Screen

5 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

The Planner

Exhibitions

Sotheby's HK Spring Sales 2012

3 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

The Planner

Exhibitions

Shopping Wonderland

Photographs taken in small Guangdong province towns by Hongkonger Dustin Shum Wan-yat and in Hong Kong by German artist Markus Leiste that examine the fantasy of consumption. Today, 10am-8pm, Sat, 2pm-6pm, Goethe-Gallery, Goethe-Institut HK, 14/F HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai. Inquiries: 2802 0088. Ends today

2 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Going Out

Exhibitions

Contemporary Indonesian Art

Works by Indonesian sculptor Abdi Setiawan, and painters Andy Dewantoro and Eddie Hara. Tue-Sat, 9.30am-6.30pm, Sun, 1.30pm-6.30pm, Sin Sin Fine Art, 53-54 Sai St, Central. Inquiries: 2858 5072. Ends Sat

Fantastic Creatures from the British Museum

1 Apr 2012 - 12:00am