HBAA Lecture | HSU Che-Yu: The Digital Stuntman in the Icehouse
2019.12.20 19:00 - 20:30 | Talks
HSU Che-Yu primarily creates animations, videos and installations that explore the relationship between media and memories. The artist is concerned with issues that go beyond not only with how historical events can be traced through media, but also the construction and visualization of memories, be they private or collective. Through this panel discussion, artist HSU Che-yu and curator Amy CHENG will share stories behind the scene, discuss the relationship between media and memory construction.
RAM Lecture | Going from Materialism to Spirituality ── Thai Contemporary Architecture
2019.12.14 19:00 - 20:30 | Talks
HBAA Walk & Talk | Thảo-Nguyên PHAN: Behind the Silence
2019.12.12 16:00 - 17:30 | Talks
Through a combination of painting, video, performance, and installation, Thảo-Nguyên Phan manages to blend the universal and the local, reality and fiction in a poetic and visually powerful way, which opens new spaces for reflection. In this Walk & Talk, artist Thảo-Nguyên Phan and curator Zoe BUTT will walk through artworks with the audience, starting with the those in the exhibition, turning to her research behind the scenes, sharing previous or future projects.
RAM Lecture | “Wrong Architecture” as a Cultural Product of Asia
2019.10.26 19:00 - 20:30 | Talks
RAM Conversation：The Gender Myth in All Ages
2019.08.16 19:00 - 20:30 | Talks
Professor Lin Danya of the Department of Chinese Language and Literature, Xiamen University, and Zhu Xueqin, gender studies researcher, are invited to join the conversation and share with audience changes and developments witnessed by Chinese folk customs as well as male and female figures in Chinese mythologies during the course of history. They will talk about how the image of social gender has been established in ancient mythology, pre-modern society and the revolutionary history。
RAM Conversation Red: Body as Archive
2019.07.28 19:00 - 20:30 | Talks
ballet was a form of dance enjoyed in royal courts, and in the 1950s had never been used before as a political symbol. ballet entered China infused with ideological significance .For this talk we have invited Wen Hui, creator of Red and Li Jing, Associate Professor of Sociology at Zhejiang University to review and reflect on the fabrication of content within model operas as an art form, with the hope of understanding the relationships between the present age, the individual and art.
Artist Talk: Urban Fictions
2019.07.05 19:00 - 20:30 | Talks
In Escape, Cui Jie mixes a modernist imagination and the cracked figures caused by a software error with a symbol from traditional Chinese imagery. We are honored to invite the artist Cui Jie and Zhou Yin, professor of the architecture department at the Hong Kong University, coming together for a discussion on Cui Jie's personal artworks and their views on rapid urbanization in China and how they change people's perception of space.
RAM Performance/Dialogue： Khvay Samnang: Preah Kunlong (The way of the spirit)
2019.06.22 18:30 - 20:00 | Talks
The performance will be realized by the choreographer/dancer Nget Rady, who is in collaboration with Samnang in this project, incorporating the communities’ expressed relationships to particular animals, waters, and lands. This theme of body-to-body transference permeates the entire project, and within this method of knowledge accumulation and dissemination lies the inherent connection of the Chong people with their land, as well as their most powerful form of resistance.
RAM Conversation: An Opera for Animals——Curator Talk
2019.06.22 10:30 - 12:00 | Talks
An Opera for Animals is part of a long-term collaboration between the Rockbund Art Museum and Para Site, Hong Kong by curators from both institutions. For the Rockbund Art Museum, it is relevant to research such a project in order to re-contextualise and to question different formats and practices related to theatre, music and visual arts, especially in China and other areas in Asia.