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The 3rd Jockey Club New Arts Power Presents: Borrowed Scenery & Flâneur

Dec 14, 2019 – Jan 12, 2020 12 to 7pm Unit 12, Cattle Deport Artist Village63 Ma Tau Kok RoadTo Kwa Wan, Kowloon Multimedia exhibition Borrowed SceneryThe multimedia exhibition Borrowed Scenery is exploring urban development issues in the 21st century. The participating artists include C&G, Ko Sin-tung, Kong Chun-hei, Vvzela Kook, Sarah Lai, Lai Lon-hin and Ocean Leung.  Through installation art, video, photos and other media, the partaking artists illustrate their imagination generated by the urban space, interpret their observations and feelings of the city, and reveal their expectations for the liberation of public realm and the civil rights. The artists also look at the current issues from their unique perspectives and, in the process, explore and examine the way in which art reflects and responds to the urban phenomena. Extended outdoor performance FlâneurPresented as an extended performance of the exhibition, curators André Chan and Jing Chin-yin Chong collaborate with choreographer Sarah Xiao to create the 30-minute outdoor performance Flâneur deliberately for busy downtown Tsim Sha Tsui. The name of “Tsim Sha Tsui” was recorded in the classics as early as in the Ming Dynasty. Subsequently, …

‘Jockey Club New Arts Power’ grand debut!

Our Talents, Our Pride Organised by Hong Kong Arts Development Council (HKADC) and funded by The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust, Jockey Club New Arts Power was officially launched at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre on Tuesday, September 12. Since its conception in 1995 the HKADC has been actively promoting local art overseas, introducing outstanding Hong Kong artists to the global arts scene. The presentation of 18 artists and performance groups in the inaugural Jockey Club New Arts Power celebrates and showcases a selection of Hong Kong’s most internationally celebrated artists, bringing their excellence back to their home city and allowing the Hong Kong community to appreciate their creativity and talent. Jockey Club New Arts Power focuses on five major art forms – modern dance, music, theatre performances, media art and visual arts – and brings over 160 diverse events to the public, including public previews, forums, sharing sessions, workshops, school and outreach programmes, and 19 ticketed art performances and two exhibitions. The project promotes outstanding local artworks at community level, encouraging participation from each and …