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Dafen Experiment

Three painters in Dafen, China encounter three self-portraits by Swiss artists. The Chinese copies then travel back to Zurich where they encounter the painters of the original works.

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Excellent Swiss Design: Design Prize Switzerland, Edition 2015/16

1 – 11 December 2016 Exhibition Date: 1 – 11 December 2016 Time: 1:00pm – 9:00pm Venue: Connecting Space Hong Kong (Directions) Connecting Spaces Hong Kong – Zurich is pleased to co-p...

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Exquisite Corpse – Transcultural Collaboration 2016

25 – 26 November 2016 Transcultural and Cross-disciplinary Art Performances and Installations “EXQUISITE CORPSE” playfully and unpredictably combining, displacing and replacing limbs, while forming cre...

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dis-/connected: working relationships

CONNECTING SPACES HONG KONG – ZÜRICH 2013 – NOW   A THREE-PART EXHIBITION 15 – 22 NOVEMBER 2016 Opening: Fr 18 November, 6pm, Réunion KUNSTRAUM TU 15.11. – SU 20.11. (3pm – 7pm daily) Toni-A...

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“Beyond Purity” Lecture Series: Shifting Perceptions

Public Lecture 8 November 2016 Date and Time: 8 November 2016 (Tuesday), 7:00pm Venue: Connecting Space Hong Kong (Directions) Admission: Free Topic: Shifting Perceptions Speaker: Dimitri de Perrot, Artist (...

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Me Quitte

Music 30 October 2016 Dates: 30 October 2016 (Sunday) Time: 5:00pm – 6:00pm Venue: Connecting Space Hong Kong (Directions) SCENATET brings the highly acclaimed Me Quitte to Hong Kong. Love is not alway...

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City Pieces (Window Piece) & Me Quitte – Artist Talk

Workshop 29 October 2016 Date: 29 October 2016 (Saturday) Time: 5:00pm Venue: Connecting Space Hong Kong (Directions) Take the opportunity to join in conversation with iconic composers in new music theatre &...

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City Pieces (Window Piece)

Music Theatre World Premiere: 28 – 29 October 2016 Dates: 28 – 29 October 2016 (Friday & Saturday) Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm Venue: Connecting Space Hong Kong (Directions) City Pieces is a ...

 

Munich Biennial – International Biennial Platform Hong Kong (Part 1)

Workshop 20 – 25 October 2016     Dates: 20 – 25 October 2016 Venue: Connecting Space Hong Kong Connecting Space Hong Kong is excited to be invited to collaborate with the Munich Bienni...

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“Beyond Purity” Lecture Series: In Between

Public Lecture 18 October 2016 Date and Time: 18 October 2016 (Tuesday), 7:00pm Venue: Connecting Space Hong Kong (Directions) Admission: Free Speaker: Prof. Isabel Mundry, Composer Until the end of the 20th...

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“Beyond Purity” Lecture Series: Art and Cultural Interactions

Lecture 12 October 2016 Date and Time: 12 October 2016 (Wednesday), 7:00pm Venue: Connecting Space Hong Kong (Directions) Admission: Free Speaker: Dr. Silvia Fok, Lecturer, General Education Centre, The Hong...

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CREATIVE CITY — THE CITY AS A LIVING LABORATORY: Presentation and Discussion

Presentation 23 September 2016 Date: 23 September 2016 (Friday) Time: 6:00pm – 8:00pm Venue: Connecting Space Hong Kong (Directions) The outcome of the one-week intensive international design workshop ...

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Transcultural Collaboration 2016 – Start of Public Lecture Series “Beyond Purity”

Lectures 12 September – 3 December 2016 Connecting Spaces Hong Kong – Zurich welcomes the 2nd edition of Transcultural Collaboration, an international graduate semester program and cooperation of vario...

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Transcultural Collaboration: Kick-off in Zurich

Kick-off Module „Transcultural Collaboration 2016“ 22 August – 9 September On 22 August we started the 2nd edition of our new transcultural and cross-disciplinary semester program called “Transcultural Colla...

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Why Singapore: lecture and exhibition

Lecture 8 September, 1.30 pm Zurich University of the Arts, Toni-Areal, Room 5.K01 Gwee Li Sui (Singapore): Whatever Happened to Politics in Singapore’s English-Language Poetry? The Singaporean writer Gwee L...

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Saxophone Recital by Charles Ng

25 August 2016 Music Date and Time: 25 August 2016 (Thursday), 8:00pm Venue: Connecting Space Hong Kong (Directions) Description Connecting Space Hong Kong is excited to provide platform for local creative t...

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Humming the Earth: Music Performance by Tedi En

29 July & 9 August 2016 Music Date & Venue: 29 July 2016 – Entrance Hall, Toni-Areal, ZHdK (Directions) 9 August 2016 – Wohn und Gewerberaum, Genossenschaft Kalkbreite, Halle am Hof (Dire...

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Draft – Zurich Conference

28 – 30 July 2016 Conference   Dates: 28 – 30 July 2016 Venue: Zurich University of the Arts, Pfingstweidstrasse 96, Zurich Draft is an initiative by Khanabadosh (Mumbai) and Institute for C...

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Hazy Sundays – Love Man Love Woman

24 July 2016 Moving Images Date and Time: 24 July 2016 (Sunday), 5:00pm Venue: Connecting Space Hong Kong (Directions) Directed by: Nguyen Trinh Thi Vietnam |  Color | 2007 | 54min | In Vietnamese with Engli...

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Hong Kong Urban Gaming Week

21 – 26 July 2016 Workshop & Seminar Playing games seriously is a big deal to game scholar, Mela Kocher. In summer 2016, Mela is gaming half the world away from her Zurich home to invite youngsters...

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Long Distance Laboratory

15 July 2016 Workshop Date: 15 July 2016 Time and Venue: (Hong Kong) 3:00pm – 9:00pm, Connecting Space Hong Kong (Directions) (Zürich) 9:00am – 3:00pm, Toni-Areal, Zurich University of the Arts (...

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Long Distance Laboratory

15 July 2016 Workshop Date: 15 July 2016 Time and Venue: (Hong Kong) 3:00pm – 9:00pm, Connecting Space Hong Kong (Directions) (Zürich) 9:00am – 3:00pm, Toni-Areal, Zurich University of the Arts (...

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Ubiquitous Trash: Hong Kong Edition

3 – 11 July 2016 Exhibition Exhibition Opening: 2 July 2016, 3:30pm Dates: 3 – 11 July 2016 Time: 11:00am – 7:00pm Venue: Connecting Space Hong Kong (Directions) Description Connecting Spac...

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Conflux – A Telematic Concert

2 July 2016 Music Date: 2 July 2016 (Saturday) Time: 6:00pm & 10:00pm (Hong Kong) 12:00nn & 4:00pm (Zurich) Venue: AST916, Au Shue Hung Building, Hong Kong Baptist University (Hong Kong) Konzertsaal ...

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Conflux – A Telematic Concert

2 July 2016 Music Date: 2 July 2016 (Saturday) Time: 6:00pm & 10:00pm (Hong Kong) 12:00nn & 4:00pm (Zurich) Venue: AST916, Au Shue Hung Building, Hong Kong Baptist University (Hong Kong) Konzertsaal ...

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“Donate to Curate” Guests – soundpocket / Hong Kong

To create a community of active listeners who are curious about listening as a way of knowing ourselves and each other; To support, critique, and contribute to our public culture of listening.

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“Donate to Curate” Guests – Vincci Mak and NuDD

22 June 2016 Presentation and Theatre Collective Dinner Date and Time: 22 June 2016 (Wednesday), 6:00pm Venue: Duttweiler-Areal, 8005 Zurich, between crossroad Pfingstweidstrasse/Duttweilerstrasse and footbr...

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Joan Cornellà Solo Exhibition

17 – 26 June 2016 Exhibition Dates: 17 – 26 June 2016 Time: 10:00am to 10:00pm Venue: Connecting Space Hong Kong (Directions) Description Connecting Space Hong Kong is pleased to be venue support...

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Orchestrations: Tools to Orchestrate

5 – 12 June 2016 Workshop and Guided Tours Description Para Site is pleased to present “Tools to Orchestrate”, two Sundays of public programmes in conjunction with Orchestrations, a solo ex...

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Hazy Sundays – Knowledge is the Beginning

5 June 2016 Moving Images Date and Time: 5 June 2016 (Sunday), 3:30pm Venue: Connecting Space Hong Kong (Directions) Directed by: Paul Smaczny Color | 2005 | 92min | English with no subtitles This month, ...

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Orchestrations | Samson Young

27 May – 12 June 2016 Exhibition Studies for Pastoral Music (Pistol Muzzleloader) Samson Young (2015). Courtesy of Living Collection Opening: 26 May 2016 (Thursday), 7:00pm Date: 27 May – 12 June...

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How to Disappear (completely) @ International Afternoon

A series of practices around the process of disappearing physically or metaphorically, temporarily and at least partially.

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RECONNECTING SENSES – Artist Talks and Performances

19 – 21 May 2016 Artist Talks and Performances As part of the exhibition, participating artists invite visitors to challenge the visible and invisible in this show: it is the curators’ aim to collectiv...

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RECONNECTING SENSES – Exhibition

17 – 21 May 2016 Exhibition Exhibition Opening: 17 May 2016 (Tuesday), 8:30pm Date: 17 – 21 May 2016 Time: 11:00am – 7:00pm Venue: Connecting Space Hong Kong (Directions) Description Co-org...

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Hazy Sundays: Pulgasari (불가사리)

8 May 2016 Moving Images Date and Time: 8 May 2016 (Sunday), 5:30pm Venue: Connecting Space Hong Kong (Directions) Directed by: Shin Sang-ok; Chong Gon-jo Produced by: Kim Jong-il; Shin Sang-ok N. Korea | Co...

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Spring Kitchen Workshop Concert: Listen to Colors

29 April 2016 Music Date: 29 April 2016 (Friday) Time: 8pm (HKT) & 2pm (CEST) Venue: (Hong Kong) Connecting Space Hong Kong (Directions) (Zurich): 4K13, Gallery Space, Zurich University of the Arts Descr...

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Spring Kitchen Workshop Concert: Listen to Colors

29 April 2016 Music Date: 29 April 2016 (Friday) Time: 8pm (HKT) & 2pm (CEST) Venue: (Hong Kong) Connecting Space Hong Kong (Directions) (Zurich): 4K13, Gallery Space, Zurich University of the Arts Descr...

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Spring Kitchen Workshop

28 – 30 April 2016 Workshop Dates: 28 – 30 April 2016 Venue: Connecting Space Hong Kong (Directions) Description Subsequent to the Call for Potentials by the organisers of “Slow Spicy Curat...

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Just Add Water

27 April – 6 May 2016 Exhibition Exhibition Opening: 24 April 2016 (Sunday),  6:00pm Dates and Time: 27 – 29 April, 3:00pm – 6:00pm 30 April – 1 May, 5:00pm– 8:00pm 4 – 6 May, 3:00pm – 6:00...

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If Music be the Food of Love

16 April 2016 Music Date and Time: 16 April 2016 (Saturday), 3:00pm Venue: Connecting Space Hong Kong (Directions) Description Food nourishes the body, music nourishes the soul. For centuries food and music ...

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Online Course: Chinese Contemporary Art Award

April 2016 Further Education Description How can art be understood as a tool for understanding foreign cultures? Why do cultural values play an important role in threshold countries undergoing modernisation?...

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Online Course: Chinese Contemporary Art Award

April 2016 Further Education Description How can art be understood as a tool for understanding foreign cultures? Why do cultural values play an important role in threshold countries undergoing modernisation?...

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Texturing Space: Hong Kong Week

11 – 15 April 2016 Workshops and Performances A group of students from ZHdK will visit Hong Kong to collaborate with local artists, designers and scholars with the aim to explore possibilities and affo...

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Jit Ze – Asian Film and Video Screening

2 – 3 April 2016 Moving Images and Public Seminars “Jit Ze – Asian Film and Video Screening” will bring the “Director in Focus” section at the Connecting Space Hong Kong, showing mainland China directo...

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Polytropos – Dada on Tour: Website and Film Launch

What has Dada got to do with Hong Kong? What has Hong Kong got to do with Odysseus? What has Odysseus got to do with Zurich? What has Zurich got to do with transcultural competence? What has transcultural co...

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Accidental Tourist Guide: Exhibition

1 – 2 April 2016 Exhibition Exhibition Opening: 31 March 2016, 5:00pm Dates: 1 to 2 April 2016 Venue: Galerie 1, Toni-Areal Campus, Zurich University of the Arts (Directions) Students of Accidental Tou...

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Party: Dress and Dance like a Curator

25 March 2016 Party Date: 25 March 2016, 7pm Venue: Connecting Space Hong Kong (Directions) RSVP: connectingspace.hk@zhdk.ch...

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Acentered: Reterritorised Network of European and Chinese Moving Image

23 – 26 March 2016 Moving Images Dates: 23 – 26 March 2016 Time: 23 Mar (Vernissage): 5:00pm – 9:00pm; 24 Mar: 1:00pm – 9:00pm; 25 Mar: 1:00pm – 8:00pm; 26 Mar: 11:00am – ...

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The Chinese Lives of Uli Sigg (2016) (Asian Premiere)

21 March 2016 Moving Images Date and Time: 21 March 2016 (Monday), 4:30pm Venue: Theatre 2, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Wanchai, Hong Kong Directed by: Michael Schindhelm Color | 2016 | 93min...

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The Sigg Collection and its Public Intermediation

20 March 2016 Public Talks   Date: 20 March 2016 (Sunday) Time: 3:30pm & 5:30pm Venue: Connecting Space Hong Kong (Directions) Description As part of the executive education course, “Chinese C...

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Exorcism – Curating Each Other

20 March – 10 April 2016 Exhibition Exhibition Opening: 20 March 2016 (Sunday), 7:00pm Dates: 20 March – 10 April 2016 Time: 11:00am – 7:00pm Venue: Connecting Space Hong Kong (Directions) ...

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Chinese Contemporary Art Award (CCAA) – a Case Study on Global Culture

18 – 20 March 2016 Executive Education Date and Time: 18 – 20 March 2016 Venue: Connecting Space Hong Kong (Directions) Faculty Dr Uli Sigg, art collector, rower, patron, founder of the Chinese C...

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Action Art Conference

The conference brings together artists, community and peace building workers, scholars and (art) students. The conference provides a platform to share experience, ideas, and knowledge on using art strategie...

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{the mind map – living together}. Exhibition by Him Lo

Some of the images shown reflect collaborative artistic work based on his in-depth experiences. They reflect the many dynamics at work when connecting people through using artistic and empowerment strategies...

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Announcement: Transcultural Collaboration 2016

September – November 2016 MA programme in Arts and Design Description After its successful launch in 2015, we are pleased to announce the 2nd edition of our pioneering transcultural and cross-disciplin...

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Announcement: Transcultural Collaboration 2016

September – November 2016 MA programme in Arts and Design Description After its successful launch in 2015, we are pleased to announce the 2nd edition of our pioneering transcultural and cross-disciplin...

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“Donate to Curate” at Manifesta 11 in Zurich Switzerland

28 February 2016 Open Call Description What do you Care about?  “Donate to Curate” questions the economy driven city and are looking for gestures of care, forms of collectivity and modes of hospi...

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Exchange and Exhibition: “Reflecting Locations”

6 February 2016 Exhibition Exhibition Opening: 5 February 2016, 7:00pm Date and Time: 6 February 2016, 10:00am – 5:00pm Venue: Connecting Space Hong Kong Digital technology advancement has travelled fa...

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Exchange and Exhibition: “Reflecting Locations”

6 February 2016 Exhibition Exhibition Opening: 5 February 2016, 7:00pm Date and Time: 6 February 2016, 10:00am – 5:00pm Venue: Connecting Space Hong Kong Digital technology advancement has travelled fa...

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Accidental Tourist Guide: Field Trip

23 – 31 January 2016 Education Accidental Date: 23 January 2016 (Saturday) Each of the twelve students from Zurich has developed a different Accidental Tourist Guide Tour for the area of North Point, H...

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M+ Live Art: Frog King and Eiko Otake

4 – 14 December 2015 Exhibition and Writing Workshop Date: 4 – 14 December 2015 Time: 11:00am – 7:00pm Venue: Connecting Space Hong Kong (Directions) Description Presented by Mobile M+ – Li...

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Whose Agenda? – Showroom International Z+

26 – 27 November 2015 Exhibition and Discussion Dates and Time: 26 November 2015, 4:30pm – 9:00pm 27 November 2015, 8:30am – 8:00pm Venue: Toni-Areal, Pfingstweidstrasse 96, 8005 Zürich Information poi...

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Weingart Typography

6 November 2015 – 30 March 2016 Exhibition Opening Reception:  27 November 2015, 5:30pm Venue: Design Boulevard, Hong Kong Design Institute Gallery and IVE (Lee Wai Lee) (Directions) Exhibition Dates: ...

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Out to Sea? The Plastic Garbage Project

27 November 2015 – 17 February 2016 Exhibition Opening Reception: 26 November 2015, 6:00pm Exhibition Dates: 27 November 2015 – 17 February 2016 Time: Monday to Wednesday, Friday: 10am – 7pm Satu...

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Spicy Little Art Festival Transcultural and Cross-disciplinary Art Performances and Installations What happens if 22 artists from Asia and Europe from a wide range of art and design disciplines are collabora...

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Artist in Residence: Yik Chow

November 2015 – March 2016 Artist Residence During her residency in Zurich from November 2015 to March 2016, Chow will be involved in different projects run by herself or together with partners from Zu...

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Long Distance Laboratory

30 Oct – 6 Nov 2015 Workshop   Dates: 30 October – 6 November 2015 Time: 4:00pm – 8:00pm with life connections to Zurich Venue: (Hong Kong) Connecting Space Hong Kong (Directions) (Zürich) G...

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Long Distance Laboratory

30 Oct – 6 Nov 2015 Workshop   Dates: 30 October – 6 November 2015 Time: 4:00pm – 8:00pm with life connections to Zurich Venue: (Hong Kong) Connecting Space Hong Kong (Directions) (Zürich) G...

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Dance On Series: ‘ODDs’ by Ivanhoe Lam

30 October 2015 Dance Date & Time: 30 October 2015 (Friday), 8:00pm 31 October 2015 (Saturday), 3:00pm and 8:00pm 1 November 2015 (Sunday), 3:00pm Venue: Black Box Theatre, Kwai Sing Theatre, 12 Hing Nin...

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Lecture on Transculturality: Tracing Hong Kong Urban Space in the 1950s through the Cinema

Thursday, October 15 – 7pm Lecturer: Kenneth Ip Shu Kei, Chair School of Film and Television HKAPA Venue: Connecting Space Hong Kong There were two kinds of cinema in Hong Kong in the 1950s, the Cantonese ci...

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Hazy Sundays: China Concerto

11 October 2015 Moving Images Date and Time: 11 October 2015 (Sunday), 5:00pm Venue: Connecting Space Hong Kong (Directions) Directed by: Bo Wang China | Color | 2012 | 50min | In Chinese with English Subtit...

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Both Sides Now II – It was the Best of Times, it was the Worst of Times? 彼岸觀自在II: 最好的時代,最壞的時代?

Screening Event 10 Oct 2015, 3pm Connecting Space Hong Kong, G/F, 18-20 Fort Street, North Point, Hong Kong Both Sides Now II – It Was the Best of Times, it Was the Worst of Times? 彼岸觀自在II: 最好的時代,最壞的時代? JUL ...

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João Vasco Paiva: Exhibition

3 – 30 October 2015 Exhibition Opening Reception: 2 October 2015, 6:00pm Date: 3 – 30 October 2015, Thursdays to Saturdays only Time: 3:00pm – 6:00pm Venue: Counterspace, Röschibachstrasse ...

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HOU GAO YEAH! 好搞嘢!

Come and drift with us through a space of experimentation on 26 September in XXX club. Immerse in a party night with performances. Artists from Hong Kong, Mainland, Taiwan, Japan and Europe in collaborative ...

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Lecture Series on Transculturality

The economy goes global, and political systems are intertwined worldwide: goods, information, signs, and humans are on the way to (apparent) boundlessness. Trans- and multiculturalism seem to be the order of...

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Hazy Sundays: Paper Dolls

6 September 2015 Moving Images Date and Time: 6 September 2015 (Sunday), 3:00pm Venue: Connecting Space Hong Kong (Directions) Directed by: Tomer Heymann Israel | Color | 2006 | 80min | In Hebrew with Englis...

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Same Same But Different: Exhibition and Book Launch

Exhibition Opening and launch of "Common. Journal für Kunst und Öffentlichkeit", n° 6: Thursday, September 3rd, 2015, 2 pm (Zurich) / 8 pm (Hong Kong)

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Same Same But Different: Exhibition and Book Launch

Exhibition Opening and launch of "Common. Journal für Kunst und Öffentlichkeit", n° 6: Thursday, September 3rd, 2015, 2 pm (Zurich) / 8 pm (Hong Kong)

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Transcultural Collaboration: Kick-off in Zurich

Kick-off Events: Lecture Series with Mark Terkessidis (24.8.), Jörg Huber (27.8.), Roger M. Buergel (1.9.); Project Presentation: 3.9.

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Artist in Residence: João Vasco Paiva

The core idea of the residency (August to October 2015) is to create an archive of everything that is secondary in the production process, disclosing methodologies and processes that often disappear during p...

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“A Journal of the Plague Year” Book Launch

28 July 2015 Book Launch Date and Time: 28 July 2015, 6:30pm – 8:30pm Venue: Connecting Space Hong Kong (Directions) Description Connecting Space Hong Kong is pleased to host “A Journal of the Pl...

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4 Solos @ Connecting Space

The exhibition 4 Solos @ Connecting Space brings together works by two Hong Kong-based and two Zurich-based artists, reflecting their stay in the opposing city. Presented as four simultaneous solo exhibition...

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:) – no pressure. Exhibition by Trevor Yeung

The solo exhibition :) - no pressure by Hong Kong artist Trevor Yeung is presenting the artist’s reflections and responses to the artistic residency in Zurich.

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SEE•HEAR•TRANSFORM

July 2015 Visual Arts Workshop Description SEE•HEAR•TRANSFORM brings together a group of artists who will collaborate and explore the transformation processes in urban social contexts through artistic experi...

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Hazy Sundays: Four Films on Migration

Hazy Sunday presents four Films on Migration selected by Luke Casey & William Davis.

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City Metaphors – Work in Progress Show

Saturday, 20th June 2015, 4 pm Connecting Space Hong Kong, G/f, Wah Kin Mansion, 18-20 Fort Street, North Point, Hong Kong „City Metaphors” can be understood in the classic perspective of cultural studies (W...

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Slow Spicy Curatorial Practices: Kick-off

As an open collaboration based in Zurich and Hong Kong « Slow Spicy Curatorial Practices» reflects on contemporary curatorial practices and wants to share questions, urgencies and working practices.

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Visualizing the Community

Art and Design Tools for Social Changes Friday, 5 June 2015, 11-12.30 Zurich University of the Arts, Toni-Areal, Pfingstweidstrasse 96, Zürich Room 4.D12 Lecture with Siu King, School of Design, The Hong Kon...

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Draft – Conference at Studio-X Mumbai

A three day conference in Mumbai to collectively consider how contemporary art can initiate, invoke and contribute to public debates.

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Hazy Thursdays: Autumn Moon 《秋月》

28 May 2015 Moving Images   Date and Time: 28 May 2015 (Thursday), 7:30pm Venue: Connecting Space Hong Kong (Directions) Directed by: Clara Law Hong Kong | Color | 1992 | 108min | In Cantonese with Engl...

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ODD COUPLINGS

ODD COUPLINGS is a performance by the Hong Kong-based choreographer Chun-ho Ivanhoe Lam in collaboration with Swiss scenographer Barbra Pfyffer. It is the product of his three months residency with the City ...

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if now was somewhere else

„if now was somewhere else“ is a live-audio-walk over a bridge. The walk takes place simultaneously in Zurich, Hamburg and Hong Kong. During 20 minutes, the participants are guided over the bridge. The liste...

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Beyond the Sound Symposium

13 – 14 May 2015 Symposium   This symposium is linked to the exhibition Beyond the sound, as well as researches conducted by the Baptist University, Connecting Spaces and soundpocket. Sound art is...

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Polytropos – Dada on Tour, Part II: Zurich

Polytropos as aesthetic urban research in search for the face of a city and asks if there is the one face or if there are multiple faces, and how these faces can be assembled, joined together and configurate...

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Mapping Workshop

9 May 2015 Workshop Date and Time: 9 May 2015, 2:00pm – 5:00pm Venue: Connecting Space Hong Kong (Directions) During the Umbrella Movement, Parallel Lab investigated the relationship between protest an...

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Artist in Residence: Trevor Yeung

Understood that Switzerland has a strong Swiss Animal Protection Act to protect the rights of animals, Trevor Yeung feels strongly connected with his past experience and also how bad living situation in Hong...

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Hazy Thursdays: Little Cheung 《細路祥》

30 April 2015 Moving Images Date and Time: 30 April 2015 (Thursday), 7:00pm Venue: Connecting Space Hong Kong (Directions) Directed by: Fruit Chan Hong Kong | Color | 1999 | 104min | In Cantonese with Englis...

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a little bit difference. Exhibition by Chloë Cheuk

22 – 26 April 2015 Exhibition Opening Reception:  22 April 2015 (Wednesday), 6:00pm Date and Time:  22 – 24 April 2015: 10:00pm – 6:00pm 25 – 26 April 2015: 1:00pm – 5:00pm Venu...

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City Metaphors – Workshops in Zurich and Hamburg

1 to 5 April 2015 Zurich, Zurich University of the Arts 6 to 11 April 2015 Hamburg, HafenCity University The main goal of the project “City Metaphors” is to investigate topics and methodologies of urban stud...

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Artist in Residence: Chloë Cheuk

Chloë Cheuk is a media artist based in Hong Kong. She received a BA (Hons) in Creative Media from School of Creative Media, City University of Hong Kong in 2012. In 2014, her work has been selected to partic...

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EXHIBITION: INTENCITY. International Design Workshop

EXHIBITION: INTENCITY. International Design Workshop March 30 – April 2, 2015, Hong Kong, Connecting Spaces Hong Kong This exhibition displays the results of the International Design Workshop 2015, parallel ...

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The Sigg Collection as a Narrative of Contemporary Chinese Art

28 – 30 March 2015 30 May – 1 June 2015 Further Education Dates: 28 – 30 March 2015; or 30 May – 1 June 2015 Venue: Toni-Areal, Zurich University of the Arts (ZHdK),  Pfingstweidstras...

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International Design Workshop “INTENCITY”

The International Design Workshop 2015 of the Master of Arts in Design from Zurich University of the Arts (ZHdK) will research and debate, develop, design, and present our design-based contributions to advan...

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International Design Workshop “INTENCITY”

The International Design Workshop 2015 of the Master of Arts in Design from Zurich University of the Arts (ZHdK) will research and debate, develop, design, and present our design-based contributions to advan...

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Art Basel Hong Kong Salon – “What’s Next?”

16 March 2015 Talk Date and Time: 16 March 2015 (Monday), 3:00pm Venue: Auditorium, Entrance Hall 1A, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Wanchai (Directions) Speakers: Johannes M. Hedinger, Co-found...

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“Alternative Futures: Curating Hong Kong” – Public Workshop & Panel Discussion

The public workshop is devoted to the theme on applying the concept of curating to the study of creative economies and to the dynamic development of Hong Kong as a (creative) city. The topic will gather expe...

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Exhibition “Methods of Art” and Book Preview “What’s Next? Art after Crisis”

Opening 15. March 2015 7.30pm: reception in presence of the artists 8 pm: Book Preview “What’s Next? Art after Crisis” (China Edition) and Talk with Li Zhenhua, Johannes M. Hedinger and Guests 8.30 pm: Perfo...

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A New Form of Executive Art Education from Zurich University of the Arts

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Dialogue with Chloë Cheuk and Samson Cheung

7 March 2015 Artists Talk Date: 7 March 2015 (Saturday) Time: 2:30pm to 4:30pm Venue: Connecting Space Hong Kong (Directions) Artists Chloë Cheuk and Samson Cheung are curious about what sound can do. In the...

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Artist in Residence: Chun-ho LAM Ivanhoe

Lam had his residency in Zurich in March – May 2015, during when he explored the concept of truth and lies between presentation and reality based on social observation worldwide. As the values and mora...

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Book Launch “Why Hong Kong”

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Transcultural Collaboration – Anouncement of Graduate-Level Format

New Graduate-Level Educational Format in the Arts based in Hong Kong A project by Zurich University of the Arts (ZHdK) Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (HKAPA) City University of Hong Kong/School of Cre...

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Transcultural Collaboration – Anouncement of Graduate-Level Format

New Graduate-Level Educational Format in the Arts based in Hong Kong A project by Zurich University of the Arts (ZHdK) Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (HKAPA) City University of Hong Kong/School of Cre...

Year of the Goat

Chinese New Year Greetings from Connecting Space Hong Kong

Year of the Goat

Chinese New Year Greetings from Connecting Space Hong Kong

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Jonathan Livingston Seagull

Collaborative Painting Him Lo & Dominique Lämmli with neighbourhoods Hong Kong House of Stories and Connecting Space Hong Kong January 19 to 31 Connecting Space Hong Kong, G/f, Wah Kin Mansion, 18-20 For...

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“Jam Tomorrow” – Exhibition by Shiyu Gao

12 – 19 December 2014 Exhibition Opening Reception: 12 December 2014, 7 pm Date: 12 December – 19 December 2014 Venue: Gasthaus zum Bären, Bärengasse 20-22, 8001 Zürich Description “The rule is, jam to...

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Transcultural Collaboration – Forum II

Zurich University of the Arts (ZHdK) is focusing on its strategic objective to further internationalise its activities and to explore how a 21st-century arts university might advance as an institution in a g...

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Japanese Poster Artists – Cherry Blossom and Asceticism

14 October 2014 – 30 March 2015 Exhibition Opening Reception: 28 November 2014, 5:30pm Exhibition Dates: 14 October 2014 – 30 March 2015 (closed on Tuesdays) Time: 10:00am – 8:00pm Venue: d...

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Polytropos: Dada on Tour – A Future Workshop

Polytropos: Dada on Tour reports, presents & performs A Future Workshop 28. November 2014, 1pm – 10pm: Workshop: Presentations and Discussions 29. November 2014, 11am – 7 pm: Atelier: Insights into Polyt...

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Why Hong Kong

From February to September 2014, Claudio Bucher, Patrick Kull, and Brandon Farnsworth, Master’s students at Zurich University of the Arts (ZHdK), and Michael Schindhelm explored how Hong Kong’s cultural situ...

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Inauguration Ceremony 官方成立典禮

Official Opening of Connecting Space Hong Kong 官方成立典禮 Since May this year, the exploratory platform for collaborative, artistic and intercultural projects, Connecting Spaces Hong Kong – Zurich, has suc...

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“What’s Next? Art after Crisis” – Conference, Workshop and Publication

26 November 2014 Conference, Workshop and Publication Date: 26 November 2014 Time: Conference and Workshops: 9:00am – 6:00pm Evening Events: 6:00pm – 9:00pm Venue: Connecting Space Hong Kong (Directions) Cur...

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Curating Hong Kong: A Discussion Panel on Culture and Economy

25 November 2014 Panel Discussion Date: 25 November 2014 Time: 5:00pm – 7:00pm Venue: Connecting Space Hong Kong (Directions) Curated by: Desmond Hui, Christoph Weckerle and Simon Grand Speakers: Leo Ou-fan ...

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The Politics of Space becomes visible II

Some further examples of our research in April 2014 (videos: Yunlong Song): People from Sham Shui Po Loui’s “Happy Garden” Remgo & Ines Siu King

Art in Action

ART IN ACTION. MAKE PEOPLE THINK! —– 藝術.行動,激發其想!

1 – 30 November 2014 Exhibiton Opening Reception: 1 November 2014 Exhibition: 1 – 30 November 2014 Venue: Connecting Space Hong Kong The globalization of art problematises existing notions of art...

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The Anatomy of a String Quartet

Concert Tuesday, 14. October 2014, 8.30 pm Toni-Areal, Zürich University of the Arts, Pfingstweidstrasse 96, 8005 Zürich, Konzertsaal 1 Samson Young: The Anatomy of a String Quartet (2014). Eine Performance-...

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Ubiquitous Musical Expression

Workshop Concert Monday, 13. October 2014, 7.30 pm Toni-Areal, Pfingstweidstrasse 96, 8005 Zürich, Konzertsaal 1 Simon Grab: „What you see is [not] [t]here“. Audio Fieldrecordings from Hong Kong (6’) Ursula ...

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TRACING DATA: What you Read is Not What we Write

9 – 22 October 2014 Exhibition   Date: 9 – 22 October 2014 Time: 12:00pm – 8:00pm daily, with early closing at 6:00pm on 22 October 2014 Venue: Connecting Space Hong Kong* (Directions)...

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TRACING DATA: What you Read is Not What we Write

9 – 22 October 2014 Exhibition   Date: 9 – 22 October 2014 Time: 12:00pm – 8:00pm daily, with early closing at 6:00pm on 22 October 2014 Venue: Connecting Space Hong Kong* (Directions)...

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With regards to current events

“‘I really would like to encourage Hong Kong people and artists to keep on doing as they did until now. Go on with this respectful, but very self-confident way to express the visions of a possibl...

umbrella tree sculpture

With regards to current events

“‘I really would like to encourage Hong Kong people and artists to keep on doing as they did until now. Go on with this respectful, but very self-confident way to express the visions of a possibl...

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Project Call

Connecting Spaces – Project Call “Connecting Spaces Hong Kong – Zürich” is an initiative by the Zurich University of the Arts (ZHdK). The main objective of this transdiciplinary and transcultural proje...

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To Live a Happy Live: Invitation

On August 8 and 9, in performances at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts and at Connecting Space Hong Kong, students from Hong Kong, Hangzhou, Taiwan and Singapore show some of the results of the Summ...

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Art in Action: Art/Community/Activism & Funding

The globalization of art problematizes existing notions of art and rapidly widens the scope of artistic activities. Where this paradigmatic shift will lead is open and the subject of much discussion.

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Common Stage – Summer Workshop

Summer Academy “Common Stage 2014 – The Arts Between Cultures” 14 July – 10 August 2014, Hong Kong Short description “Common Stage” is a transcultural and cross-disciplinary summer academy and a collab...

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Call: Artist-in-Residence Program

City of Zurich Artist-in-Residence Program for  Young International Artists In association with Zurich University of the Arts (ZHdK) Geographical focus 2014/15: Hong Kong The Artist-in-Residence Program in Z...

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Artistic strategies at the interface between Art / Community / Activism in Hong Kong, Zurich and elsewhere

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The Painter of Modern Life – Exhibition by Frank Tang

Zurich University of the Arts (ZHdK) and Connecting Spaces Hong Kong – Zurich is proud to present «The Painter of Modern Life» – a solo exhibition by Hong Kong artist Frank Tang, presenting the artist’s refl...

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Polytropos: Dada on Tour – The Tent

The Cabaret Voltaire will be brought to Hong Kong in form of a tent called “Dada on Tour”. The tent itself is another space, a mobile museum visiting communities, giving and taking, collecting, archiving. “D...

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EUROPA – Neue Leichtigkeit, Leung Yan Chiu and Friends, Michael Lai, Sollasedo and Tsui Chin Hung Quartet

瑞士流行樂隊EUROPA-Neue Leichtigkeit 與香港四個獨立樂隊,將在5月16日下午5時開始於「連絡空間–香港」聯手表演。本地演出者包括:梁仁昭與朋友、Michael Lai、傻喇士多和崔展鴻四重奏。這場音樂盛會由作曲家和演奏家龔志成策劃,瑞士外交事務部贊助。秉承發展瑞士與香港更緊密的聯繫,瑞士駐港總領事邀請了三組本地的樂隊參與這場音樂會,藉此提升了文化交會的遠景。...

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15 Years Chinese Contemporary Art Award

Uli Sigg, Anna Liu, Lee Kit and Pi Li in conversation about the evolution of Chinese art talents reflected in the history of the Chinese Contemporary Art Award since 1998 and the current trends in Chinese co...

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Ten Million Rooms of Yearning. Sex in Hong Kong

ParaSite—香港首屈一指的現代藝術空間,也是亞洲歷史最悠久和最活躍的獨立藝術中心之一—今天宣佈「Ten Million Rooms of Yearning. Sex in Hong Kong」展覽正式開幕。這個突破性的展覽特別推介一系列的國際和本土藝術家,並聚焦香港社會和歷史背境下「性與慾」的關係。展品將在香港五個不同的地點展示,用以描繪我城多變的景觀。...

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Ten Million Rooms of Yearning. Sex in Hong Kong

ParaSite—香港首屈一指的現代藝術空間,也是亞洲歷史最悠久和最活躍的獨立藝術中心之一—今天宣佈「Ten Million Rooms of Yearning. Sex in Hong Kong」展覽正式開幕。這個突破性的展覽特別推介一系列的國際和本土藝術家,並聚焦香港社會和歷史背境下「性與慾」的關係。展品將在香港五個不同的地點展示,用以描繪我城多變的景觀。...

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Zurich – Hong Kong: live

The Zurich University of the Arts connects on Thursday, 1st May 2014, Zurich and Hong Kong: 12 to 2.30 pm in Zurich, 6 to 8.30 pm in Hong Kong local time.

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Hong Kong < > Zurich: live

The Zurich University of the Arts connects on Thursday, 1st May 2014, Zurich and Hong Kong: 12 to 2.30 pm in Zurich, 6 to 8.30 pm in Hong Kong local time.

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Hong Kong < > Zurich: live

The Zurich University of the Arts connects on Thursday, 1st May 2014, Zurich and Hong Kong: 12 to 2.30 pm in Zurich, 6 to 8.30 pm in Hong Kong local time.

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What We See & Make Seen

An Exhibition about Visualization Strategies & Public Spheres Public Intervention | Sound | Image | Hong Kong | Zurich 1st May 2014 to 7th May 2014, 5 to 7 pm Museum Bärengasse, Bärengasse 22, Zürich Ope...

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Art as Diverter

Workshop with the artist collective Baggenstos/Rudolf The project «Politics of Space» examines (post-)democratic spaces in Hong Kong and Zurich. It addresses the question of whether these spaces exist despit...

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The Politics of Space becomes visible I

Some examples of our research in April 2014: Kweilin Street (Day/Night), Banks, Hai Tan Street, Trolleys

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What We See & Make Seen

An Exhibition about Visualization Strategies & Public Spheres Public Intervention | Sound | Image | Hong Kong | Zurich Presentation 5th April 2014 Connecting Space Hong Kong, G/f, 18-20 Fort Street, Nort...

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Art & Community: Research Workshop

How do artistic practices involve into the social, political or cultural communities of cities? Who does benefit in which ways? And why are such Art & Community projects initiated?

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Is It (Y)ours?

An exhibition about public space, art, sound and pop in Zurich, Hong Kong and elsewhere.

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Common Stage – Announcement Summer Workshop

Common Stage 2014 – The Arts Between Cultures Transcultural and cross-disciplinary summer workshop from 14 July – 10 August 2014 in cooperation with Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts. We are looking for ...

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Common Stage – Announcement Summer Workshop

Common Stage 2014 – The Arts Between Cultures Transcultural and cross-disciplinary summer workshop from 14 July – 10 August 2014 in cooperation with Zurich University of the Arts/Switzerland. We are looking ...

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Common Stage – Forum I

Opening of the discussion about the development of an advanced transcultural and cross-disciplinary education format in the framework of a future ZHdK Study Centre in Hong Kong. 27 February to 1 March 2014, ...

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