Art and Entertainment

New Urban Design Competition - What does the future hold for Sai Wan?

Local family stores, temples, apartments and students from the neighboring University; every single drop defines the unique beauty of Sai Wan. With developments kicking in, immense change for the urban scape and community in this energetic district is inevitable. How do we achieve a balance, between the authenticities of the area with the progression for improvements? Beautiful Sai Wan and XXX Gallery has decided to team up and invite local and international urban designers to vision Sai Wan in 20 years’ time via joining their “Your Urban Design Vision – Sai Wan 20 Yrs Fast Forward”.

Hong Kong Art Gallery Week

Starting from the 20th to the 28th of November; the first ever series of art gallery collaborative projects by Hong Kong art galleries are to be released. During the week, publics can be involved in different artistic opportunities through attending talks, gallery tours and artist’s studio visits; with events covering the whole of Hong Kong spanning from the Kwai Chung area to the Hong Kong Island.

Yoskay Yamamoto’s Wish to Meet You One Day Exhibition at Times Square

Interactive art pieces are still rare in Hong Kong. Viewers are still relatively segregated from art pieces and almost never have the chance to touch them or experience them with more than their eyes. Or, people just sneakily interact with pieces that are marked off from touching; which is even worse than having works that do not encourage physical interactions at all.

Featured Artists in Asia Contemporary Art Show Fall 2013

Asia Contemporary Art Show hits again this season at JW Marriott Hotel, showcasing 72 art galleries with a total of 300 artists’ works for sale. Originals, limited editions, sculptural pieces and photography pieces are included in the grand total of 2000 art pieces, ready for purchase from the 4th to the 6th for the general public. Consuming a total of 4 floors in the hotel; expect a wide range of quality works to be seen.

Youth Square Crafts Mart 2013

It’s been growing, from small stalls around the corners of the pedestrian area on Mongkok streets to small scale showcases of local crafts at public venues, to the 2 level JCCAC crafts fair every season and Discovery Bay’s market every now and then. Hong Kong DIY-ers are no longer strange to the public but instead widely accepted and favorite over commercialized big brands by customers from around the world. Coming back this October to Youth Square at Chai Wan is one of the biggest Crafts Mart in Hong Kong; depicting works by local designers as well as products by original makers from Australia, Singapore, Japan, Malaysia, Taiwan and Macau.