- Shifting Objectives: Design from the M+ Collection
Shiro Kuramata, Miss Blanche designed 1988; made 2013
M+, Hong Kong. © Kuramata Design Studio
Li Naihan, I AM A MONUMENT – CCTV Wardrobe designed 2012; made 2016
Courtesy of Gallery ALL and Li Naihan ©
Star Industrial Co., Ltd., Red A Plastic Crystal lamp fixture no. 1616 1960s–80s
M+, Hong Kong
M+’s debut design exhibition – Shifting Objectives: Design from the M+ Collection – explores the many concepts and frameworks that have shaped and broadened our understanding of design. Featuring dozens of key objects and works – from mid-twentieth century Japanese furniture, to familiar products from Hong Kong’s manufacturing heyday, to drones, ‘copied’ goods, and digitally-enabled and open-source practices – this groundbreaking show illustrates how design philosophies and practices have changed from the post-Second World War period until now. In so doing, Shifting Objectives outlines the growing contours of the M+ design collection, which is the first of its kind in Asia and a core pillar of M+.
A series of programmes—including workshops, talks, a studio visit, a teachers’ private view, and guided tours for the public, schools, and visitors with specific needs—accompany the exhibition.
In the run up to the opening of the M+ building in 2019, the M+ Pavilion functions as a temporary home for M+ exhibitions and events.
30 November 2016 to 5 February, 2017*
Wednesday to Sunday and public holidays
M+ Pavilion, West Kowloon Cultural District
* Please note that on 25 December, 2016, 1 January, 28 January and 29 January, 2017, the exhibition will be closed.