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Amnesty International Hong Kong’s Carnival: bid for artworks at art4amnesty.hk

Curated by Hong Kong-based French curator Caroline Ha Thuc, Carnival is Amnesty International Hong Kong’s ambitious art project that incorporates an art exhibition, auction, performances, education programmes, and fundraising dinners to advocate for freedom of expression both in Hong Kong and around the world. All artworks will be auctioned using the Givergy platform from Feb 13, 2017, starting at 10am. Visit art4amnesty.hk to view and bid for all of Carnival’s exhibiting artworks. The auction ends on February 26, 2017, and up to 50% of the artwork sale will be shared with the contributing artists in order to acknowledge their generous support of Amnesty International Hong Kong’s human rights work. The art exhibition features more than 50 works from renowned local and international artists including Julian Opie, Martin Parr, Invader and Shepard Fairey. Over 20 of the artworks are exclusive to Carnival, and have never been exhibited before. The artists have used every kind of medium, from photography and painting through to engraving and installation. Their interpretations of the theme are also very diverse. Some have chosen to play with the absurd side of Carnival to produce satirical …