Explore the lesser known areas of Hong Kong’s art district at South Island Art Brunch on March 24. South Island Cultural District (SICD) has teamed up with Art Basel to organise an Art Brunch from 10am to 2pm, with a whole day of art tours, exhibition openings, talks and dance performances at 22 of the art spaces in the South Island area.
*artwork feature above – Liu Jian and Zhang Yu, Zhenggang Xiong and Pascal Dombis
To soak it all up, we recommend you join one of the guided tours being organised to different galleries in the South Island area. Tours starts at 10am and run every half hour till 1.30pm. To make schedule-planning easier, here are Team Butteruoom’s not-to-be-missed events happening during the day:
Alisan Fine Arts
For South Island Art Day, Alisan Fine Arts presents Is It Ink Art? alongside an art performance by the artist herself, Zhang Yu at 1pm. The exhibition shows a series of ink painting’s with emphasis of lines and brushstrokes by Chinese artist Liu Jian and Zhang Yu. Instead of using the traditional ink methods, both artists have replaced brushes with teapots and ink with tea that reflects Buddhist traditions.
Tel: 2526 1091
Tel: 2696 2300
Charbon Art Space presents Cellule by French artist Cyril Carret, featuring haunting photos of masked nudes, exhibited alongside sculptures and a video of the creative process. French founder Lalie Choffe will be hosting a talk at 11.30am and a contemporary dance performance by Alice Renzy at 12.30pm.
Location: 8/F, Sing Tek Factory, 44 Wong Chuk Hang Road, Aberdeen, Hong Kong
Tel: 2518 0035
Hong Kong artist Jovial Yeung presents In Peril, her fist solo show involving a glass installation and mixed media drawing on the artist’s personal emotions and her passions for animal rights. In addition, Jovial and Amandine Hervey (founder of Mur Nomade) will host a talk at 11.30am so you can gain further insights into the artistic process and mingle with the art experts.
Location: Unit 1606, 16/F, Hing Wai Centre, 7 Tin Wan Praya Road, Aberdeen, Hong Kong.
Tel: 2518 0035
There will be free shuttle busses running from 10am – 2pm from Grand Hyatt in Wan Chai, Pedder Street in Central and Ovolo Southside in Wong Chuk Hang.