Transcultural Collaboration 2018 presents:
講咗/冇講 : SPOKEN / UNSPOKEN
Date: 24 November 2018, 4.30 pm (and afterparty)
Location: Kai Tak Campus, Academy of Visual Arts, HKBU
31 young international artists present their experiments whose overarching interest concerns expression beyond, beneath and between words.
The one-day happening conveys artistic strategies that deal with implicit and explicit expression. By creating spaces of ambiguity, gaps, cracks, traces and tensions, the entanglement of Spoken/Unspoken poses an intriguing playground. One that turns out to be a fruitful prism through which a myriad of topics can be looked at, thought about and reflected. The group show will be followed by a dinner buffet and a closing party for the fun-loving folks.
For the fourth year running, the international semester programme “Transcultural Collaboration” gathered graduate students from 7 art universities from East Asia and Europe and a wide range of cultural and professional backgrounds. After 14 weeks of experiments with a collaborative approach—including a two-week exhibition at McaM Museum in Shanghai—the 31 participants of this year’s edition are proud to present the results of their third and final working phase here in Hong Kong.
4:30pm Opening and welcome drink at main entrance (parking lot)
5:00pm (sharp) Start first performance
5:00pm Performances & Installatons
9:00pm Party until late
Yuanyang BAO, Simona BISCHOF, Vivian CHAN, Peitao CHEN, Keng CHEN, Florian GEISSELER, Diego KOHN, Silas KUTSCHMANN, Wen Qing KWEK, Mengying LI , Jiaming August LIAO, Sijia Star LIU, Wen-Chi LIU, Yu Rainie LIU, Xiaoli LIU, Mei Ting Spencer POON, Nikolai Eneas PRAWDZIC, Dino RADONCIC, Claudio RAINOLTER, Joel SCHOCH, Leonard Kai Fung SO, Marco SPITZBARTH, Nathalie STIRNIMANN, Stefan STOJANOVIC, Anbang WANG, Mei Yan WONG, Sir Meng YAU, José Eduardo YEPEZ PINO, Ingjerd YTTERDAL HOLTEN, Jingying ZHANG, and Xinyun Juliana ZHU.
The works presented are a result of this years’ international graduate semester program “Transcultural Collaboration”, a cooperation of art universities from Europe and East Asia that brings together an extensive range of disciplines and invites them to collectively think about transcultural topics. Its main working method is cross-disciplinary collaboration, including art and design disciplines from music, visual arts and performance to interaction design and everything in between. The multi-sited program mainly takes place in Hong Kong including stays in Zurich, Shanghai and Hangzhou.
香港浸會大學 / 視覺藝術院 Academy of Visual Arts, Hong Kong Baptist University
香港演藝學院 The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts
拉薩爾藝術學院 (新加坡) LASALLE College of the Arts, Singapore
香港城市大學 / 創意媒體學院 School of Creative Media, City University of Hong Kong
中國美術學院 (杭州) China Academy of Art, Hangzhou
台北國立藝術大學 Taipei National University of the Arts
蘇黎世藝術大學 Zurich University of the Arts
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