The Hong Kong Museum of Art in Tsim Sha Tsui on March 11, after its partial reopening. The Covid-19 shutdowns have forced many museums worldwide to embrace digital technology. Photo: Dickson Lee The Hong Kong Museum of Art in Tsim Sha Tsui on March 11, after its partial reopening. The Covid-19 shutdowns have forced many museums worldwide to embrace digital technology. Photo: Dickson Lee
The Hong Kong Museum of Art in Tsim Sha Tsui on March 11, after its partial reopening. The Covid-19 shutdowns have forced many museums worldwide to embrace digital technology. Photo: Dickson Lee
Helen So
Opinion

Opinion

Helen So

As arts institutions embrace technology in a Covid-19 world, where is Hong Kong’s vision?

  • The coronavirus pandemic is accelerating the digitisation of art, making the innovation of arts tech inevitable. Hong Kong must articulate its vision and establish funding for this emerging space, or risk being left behind

The Hong Kong Museum of Art in Tsim Sha Tsui on March 11, after its partial reopening. The Covid-19 shutdowns have forced many museums worldwide to embrace digital technology. Photo: Dickson Lee The Hong Kong Museum of Art in Tsim Sha Tsui on March 11, after its partial reopening. The Covid-19 shutdowns have forced many museums worldwide to embrace digital technology. Photo: Dickson Lee
The Hong Kong Museum of Art in Tsim Sha Tsui on March 11, after its partial reopening. The Covid-19 shutdowns have forced many museums worldwide to embrace digital technology. Photo: Dickson Lee
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Helen So

Helen So

Helen So, an avid arts advocate, is a member of the Advisory Committee on Arts Development, and the Museum Advisory Committee. She holds a masters degree in musicology and ethnomusicology from the University of Oxford, and is a cellist.