All posts tagged: C&G Artpartment

The Body and the City at Goethe-Gallery

The Body and the Cityarmechan, C&G Artpartment, Andio Lai, Lai Sim Fong, Lee Hiu Wa, Moe Satt, Nadya Sayapina, Nina Fischer & Maroan el Sani, Sebastian Stumpf, Tran Luong, Wong Wing Tong, Ulyana Nevzorova, Yim Sui Fong, RiK Yu   Sep 9 – Oct 23, 2021 Opening: Thursday, Sep 9, 6.30pm  / Guided Tour: 7pm Artist Sharing and Guided Tours:Saturday, Sep 18, 2 – 3.30pmWith artists Andio Lai and RiK Yu, and curator Wong Ka YingFriday, Sep 24, 2 – 3.30pm With artists C&G Artpartment and Wong Wing Tong, and curator Wong Ka YingSaturday, Oct 16, 3 – 4pmGuided tour by Curator Wong Ka Ying Goethe-Gallery and Black Box StudioGoethe-Institut Hongkong14/F Hong Kong Arts Centre  2 Harbour Road, Wan Chai   http://www.goethe.de The exhibition The Body and the City presents selected interdisciplinary art works from across the world by 14 artists / collectives, including performance art, sculpture, photography, moving images and conceptual art, which are reflecting on both the body and the city as the subject rather than the object.

C&G Artpartment

By Caroline Ha Thuc / Artists, curators, art educators and cultural workers at large, Clara Cheung and Gum Cheng founded C&G Artpartment in Hong Kong in 2007. Since then, this alternative art space in Mongkok has been nurturing the local art scene, addressing in particular local social and political issues through the practice of art, conceived as a potent agent of dialogue and change. Through exhibitions, public programmes, art initiatives and participatory projects, Cheung and Cheng have engaged various communities with the idea that art participates in the building of a more inclusive and collective society. Last November, Clara Cheung was elected as a district councilor for Happy Valley. Caroline Ha Thuc: First of all, congratulations on your election. How do you balance your work as a citizen now fully engaged in politics and as an artist? Clara Cheung: I participated in the election as a citizen, but because of my cultural background I cannot separate these two roles. This background influences my perception of the world. The reason why I really wanted to run in Happy Valley is because I …