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Recommend: NODE10 - Forum for Digital Arts

Wow... haven't update any, or post any in here for a long time.

Just wanna share a new. Some of my friend are going to attend this event, and sound very cool.

Have a look if you're interested!

http://node10.vvvv.org/

Since I'm going to have a performance, as a video artist, very soon.

Would like to attend, and inspiring by such workshop/lecture if I can.

http://node10.vvvv.org/events/lecture-session-digital-media-in-performing-arts

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City Flaneur: Social Documentary Photography

Ah... again and again. I've be participating this feature exhibition, but missing the opening as usual.

However, please come to visit the show. It is a showcase of a wide range of Hong Kong Photographer, and I'm lucky to be one of them.

City Flaneur: Social Documentary Photography

Sunday, Jun 20, 2010 12:00AM

Monday, Jan 3, 2011 12:00AM

Hong Kong Heritage Museum 1 Man Lam Road, Shatin, New Territories Hong Kong

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Hong Kong Contemporary Art Biennial Awards 2009 Exhibition

Finally, the exhibition of  Hong Kong Contemporary Art Biennial Awards 2009 will be held on next Friday. Details are as followings:Hong Kong Contemporary Art Biennial Awards 2009The exhibition will showcases 83 artworks by 79 local artists.Fortunately, two of my works are selected as entries. They are allocated at 3/F Exhibition hall, and actually the 3/F hall is already opened for public to coincide with the International Museum Day!Please come and have a look. Guess which two works are mine :)

For details of the exhibition, please visit the museum website:

http://www.lcsd.gov.hk/ce/Museum/Arts/english/exhibitions/exhibitions01apr1001.html

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Photo exhibition "A Departure from Reality I: Self-assertion.psd"

It is an exhibition I'm featured, another artist is a renowned Chinese artist Miao Xiaochun (繆曉春).

The exhibition is The gallery is a new photography private gallery located in Central, Hong Kong.

If you're around the town, please come to enjoy the show with us :)


Blindspot Gallery cordially requests the pleasure of your company at the opening reception of the first of the trilogy exhibition:‘A Departure from Reality I: Self-assertions.psd’   featuring artists, Miao Xiaochun and Enoch CheungCelebrating the opening of Blindspot Gallery and previewing the exhibition on Friday, May 14, 2010, from 6:30 to 8:30pm.

The artist Enoch Cheung, will be present.For enquiries,  info@ blindspotgallery.com or (852) 2517 6238.For details about the exhibition, please click on the link below:

http://www.blindspotgallery.com/

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Blue Seoul

In the early 2010, it was the first time I visited South Korea.

A week ago, I visited again and enjoyed the lovely weather...

However, still love the blue one instead...

Suddenly wanna share! During a moody night...

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A strange but funny reference...

A strange reference: a Manga as reference for the concept of ‘Mind is moving’Uhh, I can’t stop to read and rethink about this manga : Liar Game

One main character, Nao Kanzaki , a “foolishly honestly” and naivety, could be further refer to people who believe ‘beauty of human’…

A “foolishly honest” college student, who, by chance and accident, begins to play the Liar Game. She is known for her extreme honesty and initially, her naivete – as she believes everyone else is honest as well. For instance, she waits over a day in the same spot for Akiyama when he says “I’ll be right back”. Due to her honesty and naivety, she appears less intelligent at times; she was also known to be rather emotional. Before Round III, she had a tendency to cry a lot, a trait which Akiyama often snapped at her for. However, her soft and demure appearance plays an advantage by allowing her to learn more about the people she talks to, whose guard is often lowered as they interpret her as “weak and helpless” and thus little threat. Her only known family is her father, who resides in a hospital with a long-term illness. Though she is weak and naive, Nao is often able to make profound insights concerning the Liar Game and “human nature”. Thanks to Akiyama’s efforts, she has obtained multiple opportunities to leave the Liar Game; however, she continues initially due to the LGT’s manipulation, and later because she wishes to save the other players of the Liar Game who have fallen into debt.

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By referring to what is enlightenment from the point of view of Buddhist, it would be ’self-enlightenment’… a process to be explore from the inner of self. By which, it seems giving up a lot (I’ll elaborate the details in the thesis).

And the believe on people, try to saving others, and trust on humanity… yes, seems ridiculous. But many of the game rules in the story, which is setting up the participants under certain ‘primary principle’ – the original meanings/subtext of the game, are reflected by the ugly sides of humanity…

The ugly sides, in simply, is the ‘moving’ of mind.

Nao’s purity and foolish honest, would be something I love to explore… not in terms of honesty, but humanity instead…

In the Manga, there’s a lot of game theories, modified by simple folk games. However, the point is challenging the participant’s psychological and behavīoral attitude. I attempts to quote and translate part of the story, as an case study / reading reference for such ‘Aha’ story (Zen/Buddhist intellectual story) applying in our common psychology and even POP culture.

Furthermore, please read about my writings/poetic text  on HUG project… which is also what I felt and reacted to artist Hyemin Park’s performance… Honesty or Naivety ?!

 

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My work at Digifesta Media Festival (Gwangju, Korea) – Rookie exhibition

The work I’m showing in this contest exhibition is a dual channel high definition video installation. Here’s the venue installation view.

The Digifesta media festival in Gwangju consists five different parts:

Main exhibition ‘시속視速2010′ (by invitation of international media artists)

Retrospective exhibition of Nam June Paik

Rookie: contest exhibition of the selected artists, by previous open call for competition.

Experience exhibition (by invitation, not too sure about their curatorial approach, maybe national media artists/parties)

Symposium: The Neutral Zone of Digital Image – Visuals from Sun and Moon (National and international speakers, including scholar, curator, art critic, art historian…, for details, I can make a note on it on request)

The publication of all works, and DVD including interviews, will be published in the end of April (TBC). Hope I can receive the prints soon.

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0 to 100 A fund-raising Concert for C for Culture

Huh, they're a amazing band, and the show itself aims for the survival/fund raising of a HK culture / art magazine C for Culture.

In case you're around HK, please come to join... it would be fun!

C for Culture「零度沸點」 籌款音樂會 兩周年暨文化電視台發佈 將於3月27日於山頂廣場隆重舉行,門票正於各 快達票售票網熱買 中!!購票熱線31 288 288   0 to 100 A fund-raising Concert for C for Culture, and to celebrate its 2 nd anniversary, and launch cforculture.tv will be held at27 th March (Sat) ,The Peak Galleria.Tickets are now available at HK Ticketing box offices.Ticket Purchase Hotline: 31 288 288   音樂策劃:龔志成                               Music Coordinator: Kung Chi Shing 特別介紹:北京五人新彊樂隊 Jam          Introducing:  Jam 表演嘉賓Performers:Eugene and the POWZ                                         A Roller Control

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Exhibition as process – Sense of Place

The different place and space in art is one of the endless topic of Contemporary art. Once the work of art exhibits under different locations, it is unavoidably to discuss how and why the work exhibits in such way, especially for the work which is more site-sensitive (I pick this word instead of site-specific in this case)

I participates an art exhibition/video screening event… in which I would like to re-exam my ‘dizzy’ video in the context of different places and the consciousness of different spectators.

The Sense of place

Is it possible to remember a place entirely?

The place where we exist is an intersection of human imagination, time and space. A place is distinguished and acquires meaning only as a result of personal experience. In other words, the moment we encounter a place it is mediated and reproduced in the memory at a moment of transition between familiarity and unfamiliarity. This exhibition includes art works which engage with the uniqueness of ’sense of place’.

The length of the video ‘Journal To The Other World’ have been shortened, attempting to challenge the consciousness from the potential viewers. The Arts bar have regular ‘customer’… apart from art lover, more people come to enjoy the performance night and of course… drink drink drink! The concept of the arts bar interests me to rethink about my video, from it’s screening/exhibiting methods as well as the context of place.

The place I’d show this video, including formal and informal context, nature of show and curatorial theme. The feedback from viewer would be varied in terms of viewer’s expectation, background and culture. Here’s the place I’d shown:

*National Art Gallery, Malaysia (An international group exhibition: ASIA@ASIA: Manifesting Diversity, a busy and complex mixture under an official atmosphere)

*1a space, Hong Kong (a showcase show ‘ sideward narration‘, alongside with an exhibition called ‘Art Publication’, similar to a white cube space)

*Art’s exhibition space and bar, London (as mentioned)

I cannot predict and expect the outcome, but I may continue to show this work under different situation if it is interesting.

Hope it works out something :)

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HUG - Hyemin Park + Enoch Cheung

HUG - Hyemin Park + Enoch CheungThe project is a collaboration by Hyemin and Enoch. Hug performances were held in London and Seoul. The project started from the day Hyemin left London (14 Jan 2010), she hugged everyone who she talked with such as a cashier, a shop keeper, inspectors on bus etc. As an observer Enoch responds the performances.

Hyemin's recent works attempt to relate to public, Enoch responds her performance, especially 'Hug project', in his own aesthetic way. This exhibition is a dialogue between two artists.

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City Other London, Groningen
Job Free-lance uncatagorized artist / designer / tutor
Location Hong Kong
Simplified Chinese Name 张康生