Hong Kong’s artwork scene is getting a shot in the arm as it multiplies its cultural and creative venues, in an effort to enrich the nice of life, assist artists and appeal to visitors.
The M+ museum of visible arts, the flagship of the new West Kowloon Cultural District, has drawn extra than 1 million traffic when you consider that it opened late remaining year. Its mild murals are a new landmark for the Hong Kong skyline. And the new Hong Kong Palace Museum is exhibiting ornamental works which includes an 18th century ice chest from the Qing dynasty.
Hong Kong Artist Ellen Pau’s mural projected on buildings
But artwork from the previous and existing are of equal importance, and the new Oi! undertaking in the as it should be named Oi! Street, is giving younger artists an possibility to exhibit their new and experimental works. Lesley Lau, Head of Art Promotion Office says,
“In the ecosystem of artwork and lifestyle in Hong Kong, which has been very properly developed and very numerous in current years, Oi!, I think, performs the function as an incubator for the younger artwork employees in Hong Kong.”
Cheung Yung Guest Curator for Hong Kong’s Oi! Project
The venture includes visitor curators like Cheung Yung, who in flip connects with neighborhood artists to exhibit at Oi! Street. Cheung Yung, Curator, Art Promotion Officer,
“We have invited six artists to have some tryout of their ideas. Oi! presents the possibilities for neighborhood artists to scale their thoughts and concepts, due to the fact they do not have the burden of promoting artworks. So they can do a lot of experimentation.”
This is simply one small, however vital phase of Hong Kong’s developing artwork scene, and it’s greater than art, it’s section of enhancing the exceptional of existence amid the hustle and bustle of this dynamic city.