All posts tagged: Ping Pong Gintonería

John Batten at Ping Pong Gintonería

John BattenRecent Hong Kong PhotographsAug 23 – Nov 20, 2022Tue – Sun: 6pm – 12pm  Ping Pong Gintonería129, L/G Second Street  Nam Cheong HouseSai Ying Pun, Hong Kong Free entry  “All things are in a process of change. You yourself are subject to constant alteration and gradual decay. So too is the whole universe.” Marcus Aurelius, ‘Meditations’ John Batten initially began photographing seriously to provide images to accompany his own writing as an art critic, writer on architecture, culture, and politics, and as an urban planning activist*. His photographs have been published in many publications, including the South China Morning Post, Ming Pao Weekly, Perspective, Artco Monthly (Taiwan), Artomity, Asia Literary Review, Yishu, and The Peak magazine.    Over the last twenty years he has increasingly photographed Hong Kong’s urban landscape and the always changing human interventions on the city’s streets. His initial motivation to photograph was pure documentation – to capture moments of beauty, ugliness, intrigue, irony, and oddity. However, during Hong Kong’s 2019 protests, his fortnightly column for the Hong Kong magazine Ming Pao Weekly evolved from discussing art, heritage, and urban planning issues to also …

Sudhee Liao dances to Arthur Hacker at Ping Pong Gintonería

Sudhee Liao /Dance Performances /May 25 & 26, 2022 /9.30pm /Free entry / Ping Pong Gintonería129, L/G Second Street  Nam Cheong HouseSai Ying Pun, Hong Kong @pingpong129 @dancingwithenigmaticperception Ping Pong Gintonería is pleased to present dance performances by Sudhee Liao. The performances are inspired by the works of Arthur Hacker currently on show at Ping Pong Gintonería and accompanied by music sampled from 70s Hong Kong.  Sudhee Liao, is an interdisciplinary choreographer and movement artist who has collaborated extensively with choreographers and other performance artists in international dance and art festivals. This is her third collaboration with Ping Pong. The performances are part of the Art Basel Hong Kong 2022’s VIP programme.

Solo Exhibition of Arthur Hacker and Performances by Sudhee Liao at Ping Pong Gintonería  

Arthur Hacker / Exhibtion: May 12 – Jul 10, 2022 / Tue – Sun: 6pm – 10pm / Sudhee Liao / Performances: May 25 & 26, 2022 / 9.30pm Ping Pong Gintonería129, L/G Second Street  Nam Cheong HouseSai Ying Pun, Hong Kong Free entry Ping Pong Gintonería is pleased to present an exhibition of works by Arthur Hacker and accompanying dance performances by Sudhee Liao.  This exhibition consists of works made throughout Arthur Hacker‘s career, from album covers designed in 1960s London to original drawings up to the early 2000s. Also on show are his works for the government, including stamps, posters and the famed Lap Sap Chung, as well as books, illustrations, original prints and drawings from his later freelance career.` After studying at the Royal College of Art and a spell working in London, Hacker was appointed art director of the Hong Kong Government’s Information Services Department in 1967.  In the 1970s he created the iconic figure of Lap Sap Chung for the Urban Council’s Clean Hong Kong Campaign.  He published his first book, Hacker’s Hong Kong, and eventually left …