Hope & Glory: A Conceptual Circus by Simon Birch

By Butterboom Writers  /  April 9, 2010

From April 8 to May 30 2010, be witness to one of the most unique events ever to hit Hong Kong.

Hope & Glory is a “conceptual circus” by Hong Kong-based Simon Birch; an English-born, Armenian artist.  With painting as his first love, Simon received his formal training at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology and has dabbled in design, music and sports.

In Hope & Glory, Simon gives us a one-of-a-kind multimedia arts project where he hopes to challenge existing and established art paradigms and takes his audience on an exciting adventure.

Hope & Glory is a collaborative project that is made possible with the help of many other musicians, designers, filmmakers and artists from Hong Kong & around the world.  Some of the artists that collaborated on this project; artist Stanley Wong, photographer Wing Shya, British rock band UNKLE, filmmaker Eric Hu, designer Douglas Young, architect Paul Kember, actor Daniel Wu, and Beijing-based artist Cang Xi. The exhibit seeks to provide a refuge from our busy daily lives, and instill a sense of communal wonder to its audience.

In fact, Hope & Glory is such an anticipated and unprecedented show that the the HKSAR Mega Events Fund formally announced its support for the project with a pledge for 2 million HKD.

Pop in and check out the circus!

How much?

Free Entrance

Details about Hope and Glory

  • Date: 8th April to 30th May, 2010
  • Venue: ArtisTree, 1/F Cornwall House, TaiKoo Place, Island East, Hong Kong (MTR: Quarry bay, Exit A)
  • Time: Open Daily from 10:00 to 20:00
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