Collateral Events

0811.2016

Exhibition
Talk
Workshop

Local galleries and art organisations present a variety of photography related exhibitions, talks, seminars, etc., from August to November 2016.

Spanning Time: Revisiting the Aesthetics of the Northern Song Dynasty through Contemporary Chinese Photography

10.74.9.2016

Spanning Time: Revisiting the Aesthetics of the Northern Song Dynasty through Contemporary Chinese Photography

10.74.9.2016

This exhibition displays artworks by Yao Lu, Wang Chuan and Miao Xiaochun of the Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing. In photos and videos all three artists capture the aesthetic ethos in Northern Song China, and present in their own contemporary style a link to the compositional and literary traditions of the past.

Opening Hours
0930 1800( Mon – Sat )
1300 1800(Sun)
Guest Curators
Chun Wai | Cai Meng
Participating Artists
Yao Lu | Wang Chuan | Miao Xiaochun
Venue & Organiser

Narrow Distances
A Photography Exhibition by Ka-Man Tse

23.728.8.2016

Narrow Distances
Narrow Distances

23.728.8.2016

A photo series made in Hong Kong as part of an ongoing investigation of home, identity and community by Ka-Man Tse, New York based photographer whose works address the LGBTQ community. From multiple perspectives of women, immigrants and queers, Tse has recast this world with a repopulated and re-imagined perspective.

Opening Hours
1100 1300
1400 1800
*Closed on Mondays
Participating Artist
Ka-Man Tse
Venue & Organiser

Exquisite Winners of the German Photo Book Prize 2016 and a Curated Selection of Hong Kong Photobooks

1.827.8.2016

Exquisite Winners of the German Photo Book Prize 2016 and a Curated Selection of Hong Kong Photobooks

1.827.8.2016

The Goethe-Institut Hongkong presents for the first time the German Photo Book Prize. It will showcase 22 honoured publications awarded with Gold and Silver prize for 2016. This includes Conceptual Fine Art Photo Books, Photographic History/Theory, Photography Textbooks and Coffee Table Books. We will also present A View through Hong Kong Photobooks, curated by Dustin Shum. Dieter Neubert, Director and Founder of the Fotobookfestival Kassel will share insights on photo books in a talk with Dustin Shum on 11 Aug (19:00 - 20:00) at our Black Box Studio.

Opening Hours
10002030( Mon – Fri )
1300 1800(Sat)
Venue
Goethe-Gallery & Black Box Studio Goethe-Institut Hongkong
Organiser

Verticality

2.813.9.2016

Verticality

2.813.9.2016

Verticality is a photographic journey among the buildings of a relentlessly growing city. It is a deep immersion into the city's thick atmosphere and a visual record of its wildly and diversely built environment. Through the lens of Andy Yeung, Nicolas Jacquet, Laurent Dequick and Simon Butterworth, you will contemplatively dive into the raw nature of Hong Kong and the expression of its vertical élan.

Opening Hours
11002000
Participating Artists
Simon Butterworth | Laurent Dequick | Nicolas Jacquet | Andy Yeung
Venue & Organiser

Focus at the Frontline —
A Photojournalistic Account of 2015Contest Exhibition

4.810.8.2016

Focus at the Frontline —
A Photojournalistic Account of 2015Contest Exhibition

4.810.8.2016

This exhibition showcases award-winning entries of Focus at the Frontline 2015. These masterpieces by Hong Kong’s photojournalist offer an opportunity for the public to appreciate historically significant, news-worthy and artistically interesting works.

Opening Hours
09002300
Venue
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Foyer Exhibition Area E3
Organiser

Michael Kenna -
Visual Meditation 40 years of Photography

27.8.2016

Michael Kenna -
Visual Meditation 40 years of Photography

27.8.2016

Michael Kenna is today’s most important landscape photographer. His timeless monochrome images capture the inner essence of nature’s beauty. Join us to his talk where he will share his visual journey. The event includes a print exhibition and book signing session. MonogramAsia creates opportunities to bring photography lovers together to inspire and be inspired. Events include workshops, lectures and photography-focused travel.

Admission Fee HK$300
Opening Hours
13001800
Lecture
14001600
Book Signing & Print Exhibition
16001800
Venue
Admiralty Conference Centre
Participating Artist
Michael Kenna
Organisers

Hong Kong Art-in-Motion (Sole Sponsor: Home Affairs Bureau)

3.927.11.2016

Hong Kong Art-in-Motion
(Sole Sponsor: Home Affairs Bureau)

3.927.11.2016

A free guided-tour coach service, Hong Kong Art-in-Motion connects you to various local arts and cultural hotspots in the afternoons of autumn weekends. Passengers will discover Hong Kong art scenes with a travel guidebook and a mobile app which take passengers to further explore arts, space and community! (Route info: www.hkac.org.hk)

Opening Hours
12001830(Weekends)
Organisers

Expanding Perspectives —
Chinese Cities Explored and Reconstructed — Photography Projects by Wouter van Buuren

8.929.9.2016

Expanding Perspectives —
Chinese Cities Explored and Reconstructed — Photography Projects by Wouter van Buuren

8.929.9.2016

Wouter van Buuren presents his large photographic reconstructions of Chinese cityscapes. Each work consists of photographs taken from nine rooftops during a single day. Photographs displayed reflect the space and time order of the journey and form credible reconstructions of the urban landscapes.

Opening Hours
10002030(Mon–Fri)
13001800(Sat)
Participating Artist
Wouter van Buuren
Venue
Goethe-Gallery, Goethe-Institut Hongkong
Organiser

Picturing Asia: Double Take —
The Photography of Brian Brake and Steve McCurry

10.9.20167.1.2017

Picturing Asia: Double Take —
The Photography of Brian Brake and Steve McCurry

10.9.20167.1.2017

To commemorate Asia Society’s 60th anniversary, the Hong Kong Center presents works of eminent photographers Brian Brake and Steve McCurry for the first time. Showcasing over 90 images, this exhibition is a visual dialogue between the two masters who show the West glimpses of the East.

Adult: HK$30 | Senior (aged 60 or above) & individuals with disabilities: HK$15 | Asia Society members, full-time students, aged 18 or below: Free | Last Thursday of each month: Free
Opening hours of last Thursday of each month : 11:00 – 20:00
Closed on Mondays, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day
Opening Hours
11001800(Tue–Sun)
Venue
Chantal Miller Gallery,
Asia Society Hong Kong Center
Guest Curator
Ian Wedde
Assistant Curators
Organiser

David Clarke and Xu Xi: Interruptions

14.916.10.2016

David Clarke and Xu Xi: Interruptions

14.916.10.2016

Interruptions is a collaborative project rooted in the tradition of ekphrastic writing. The photographer and writer engage in a dialogue between David Clarke’s selection of photographs from his archives and Xu Xi’s essays written in response to each image, which triggers the next photographic choice.

Opening Hours
09301800(Mon–Sat)
13001800(Sun)
Participating Artists
David Clarke | Xu Xi
Venue & Organiser

Wild Africa
Laurent Baheux

14.91.11.2016

Wild Africa
Laurent Baheux

14.91.11.2016

Wild Africa showcases the work of world renowned photographer Laurent Baheux. Nature lovers are invited to discover the diversity and complexity of African savannah through the black and white lens of Baheux. Wild Africa also aims to raise awareness of the plight of endangered species brought about by illegal trade.

Opening Hours
11002000
Talk
14.9.2016 | 18002100
Participating Artists
Laurent Baheux
Venue & Organiser

Between the Mountains and Waters

16.96.11.2016

Between the Mountains and Waters

16.96.11.2016

Zhang Kechun after capturing with his large format camera the spirit of the Yellow River, re-examines the present Mountains and Waters, when China undergoes high-speed changes. Born in 1980 in Sichuan Province, he has won, among other prizes, the National Geographic award, and the Arles Photo Festival Discovery Award.

Opening Hours
11001900
Guest Curator
Cyril Delettre
Participating Artist
Zhang Kechun
Venue & Organiser

The Sunset from Last Summer

17.95.11.2016

The Sunset from Last Summer

17.95.11.2016

Hong Kong artist Trevor Yeung’s latest solo exhibition. Continuing on his use of plants and gardening, aquatic life, photography and installation as metaphors for the relationship between people in his artistic creation, Yeung creates a mode of narration oriented around space and the viewer through a hidden and interactive relationship among video, space and the viewer.

Opening Hours
10001800
Closed on Mondays and public holidays
Participating Artist
Trevor Yeung
Venue & Organiser

FotoFête

1.10.2016

FotoFête

1.10.2016

FotoFête is an event, as well as a platform, where students and amateur photographers to showcase their works, and receiving feedback from professionals in the industry. This opportunity allow presenters to network with like-minded young adults, socialise with industry specialists, and gain an unparalleled insight into the ins and outs of photography. For programme details and the members of panelists, please visit http://asiasociety.org/hong-kong.

Venue & Organiser

Pictures of the Past: Hungarian Photographer Dezső Bozóky in Hong Kong

26.10.20168.1.2017

Pictures of the Past: Hungarian Photographer Dezső Bozóky in Hong Kong

26.10.20168.1.2017

In the early 20th century, Hungarian photographer Dezső Bozóky spent almost two years travelling in East Asia, including to Hong Kong, during which time he took a large number of photographs. The UMAG selection marks the first time these images are exhibited in public.

Opening Hours
09301800(Mon - Sat)
13001800(Sun)
Participating Artist
Dezső Bozóky
Venue & Organiser

Urban Attractions — Jörg Dickmann

2.1129.11.2016

Urban Attractions — Jörg Dickmann

2.1129.11.2016

YellowKorner is proud to present Urban Attractions: from the hustle and bustle, grit and grime of city streets to the shimmering facades of the tallest towers, Jörg Dickmann captures the pinnacle of human civilisation, an engineered landscape shared by many but experienced by one. The urban landscape defines the human experience in the 21st century.

Opening Hours
11002000
Talk
2.11.2016 | 18002100
Participating Artist
Jörg Dickmann
Venue & Organiser

3DPRK by Matjaž Tančič’s

19.11.20167.1.2017

3DPRK by Matjaž Tančič’s

19.11.20167.1.2017

Matjaz Tancic's portraits of local people from across North Korea were photographed using a 3D stereoscopic technique. This landmark collection shows not only the citizens of Pyongyang - North Korea's showcase capital - but also ordinary workers, farmers, educators, athletes and entertainers living in Hamhung, North Korea's second largest city, as well as from elsewhere across the country.

Opening Hours
10001800(Tue–Fri)
11001800(Sat)
Participating Artist
Matjaž Tančič
Venue & Organiser

Photography as Method

19.1130.11.2016

Photography as Method

19.1130.11.2016

Photography as Method aims to explore how photography can be used creatively to investigate social issues and represent social landscapes, through which we expand our social and sociological imagination.

Participating Artists
Cheung Tsz Yan Dorothy | Chow Pui Ha Carol | Grassroots Workers Photography Team (Instructor: Tai Ngai Lung) | Kwok Sze Hang Brian | Lee Wing Ki Kalen | Mak Hoi Shan Anson | Ng Hon Hei Terry | Ng Wai Ho Jason | Yeung Tak Ming Paul
Opening Hours
10001900
Venue
Koo Ming Kown Exhibition Gallery, Communication and Visual Arts Building, HKBU
Curator
Chow Pui Ha Carol | Yeung Tai Ming Paul