Arts Relief Scheme 2020

  Project Title Grantee
1 “Before and After Twenty-twenty – a One-sheet Spoiler” One-page Script Creation Project  Class 7A Drama Group Limited
2 “Bite the sound!” Podcast Drama Research and Experimental Project  Drips Creation
3 Contemporary Hong Kong Canton Porcelain Mr Lam Duen Shan Ming
4 HKwalls 2021 HKwalls
5 Hong Kong Modern – Chinese Contemporary Architectural Research and Public Education Project Mr Lai Chun Wai Charles
6 Imperfectionist Dr Annie On Ni Wan
7 IN/SIGHT Mr Lee Chak Man Leonard
8 Live@Home Wow and Flutter
9 Show Will Go OnLine Music Lab Co. Ltd. 
10 “The Situation of Learning by Artist-Parents” Rooftop Institute
11 Unusual Renaissance Festival Renaissance Foundation
12 “WOW from Home” Pilot Project Mr Chung Siu Hei
13 Zansyu: Revitalising Hong Kong Beiwei Mr Chan Adonian Freeman

(According to project names in alphabetical order)

Project Title:
“Before and After Twenty-twenty – a One-sheet Spoiler” One-page Script Creation Project 

Class 7A Drama Group Limited “Before and After Twenty-twenty – a One-sheet Spoiler” One-page Script Creation Project Class 7A Drama Group Limited “Before and After Twenty-twenty – a One-sheet Spoiler” One-page Script Creation Project

Project Description:
Upheavals, pandemic, uncertainties – these can be considered portrayal of the lives of Hongkongers in 2019-2020. “Before and After Twenty-twenty” are many stories of you, me, him and her, sparking various diverse imaginations. Taking the slices of life in this period and turning them into a very short script, within the limited space in a page of A4 paper, a realm of unlimited creativity is founded.

Grantee:
Class 7A Drama Group Limited


Project Title:
“Bite the sound!” Podcast Drama Research and Experimental Project 

“Bite the sound!” Podcast Drama Research and Experimental Project “Bite the sound!” Podcast Drama Research and Experimental Project

Project Description:
To research, explore and experiment on possibilities of contemporary audio drama.  Activate audience’s imagination beyond prevalent entertainments, reconnecting people who have been distant during the pandemic. The project calls for stories and produces podcast dramas, and provides the free dubbing course and practice opportunities for local theatre practitioners.

Grantee:
Drips Creation


Project Title:
Contemporary Hong Kong Canton Porcelain

Contemporary Hong Kong Canton PorcelainContemporary Hong Kong Canton Porcelain

Project Description:
Heavily affected by the pandemic, the already declining traditional Canton porcelain industry has suffered a devastating blow. A contemporary design approach will be taken to develop Canton porcelain vessels, filling in a gap in contemporary arts. The project aims to promote innovation for this intangible cultural heritage, and bring in a steady flow of work into the industry, so as to promote the spirit of artisanship in Hong Kong.

Grantee:
Mr Lam Duen Shan Ming


Project Title:
HKwalls 2021

HKWALLS FESTIVAL 2021HKwalls 2017, Artist: Pixel Pancho

Project Description:
HKwalls is a non-profit arts organisation and annual street art festival launched in 2014 with the goal of creating opportunities for local and international artists to showcase their work in Hong Kong and abroad.

HKwalls' annual street art festival takes place each March during Hong Kong’s arts month and features 30-40 artists painting in the streets of Hong Kong. The festival's supplemental events and HKwalls' year-round programming focuses on community engagement, artists' career development and raising awareness through the arts.

Grantee:
HKwalls


Project Title:
Hong Kong Modern – Chinese Contemporary Architectural Research and Public Education Project

Hong Kong Modern – Chinese Contemporary Architectural Research and Public Education ProjectSt. Judes Church (1957) designed by Chinese architect Chien Nei-jen

Project Description:
Using 15 post-WWII modern architectural heritages designed by Chinese architects, the programme seeks to explore their positions in the social and cultural history of Hong Kong. Besides research, exhibition, seminar, and guided tour, the programme will collaborate with artists and designers to develop the heritages into cultural products, and deepen the knowledge on these heritages amongst the general public.

Grantee:

Mr Lai Chun Wai Charles


Project Title:
Imperfectionist

ImperfectionistTelepathy Machine (2016 - Present) by Annie Wan

Project Description:
The interdisciplinary research project will include talent from virtual reality, performing art, digital video, music and psychology, who will work on an entire project on digital and virtual platforms without any traditional performance and physical exhibition. The open-ended 3D game allows visitors to put oneself in someone’s shoes and to immerse themselves into the psychological landscapes of others’ minds.

Grantee:
Dr Annie On Ni Wan


Project Title:
IN/SIGHT

Project Description:
IN/SIGHT is a mini-musical drama. The story revolves around Michelle, a visually-impaired young Hong Kong citizen who is gifted with an angelic, soothing singing voice as well as a sensitive, compassionate heart. Often mistaken as having psychic powers, Michelle offers extraordinary insight into the problems and difficulties faced by people around her.

The mini-musical drama explores the notions of crisis and fear, compassion and love and limitations and breakthrough. Through Michelle’s encounter with characters from different walks of life, the audience of this mini-series is invited to reflect upon new ways of connecting with our community, which is crucial in our post-pandemic life.

Grantee:
Mr Lee Chak Man Leonard


Project Title:
Live@Home

Live@HomeWow and Flutter presents - Live@Home

Project Description:
Live@Home is a live streaming platform established by "Wow and Flutter" in 2017, which presents the precious and authentic sounds of Hong Kong musicians by way of live-streaming of gigs on a weekly basis, with professional audio and engineering support by Miso Tech, and has organised over 150 gigs to date.

Grantee:
Wow and Flutter


Project Title:
Show Will Go OnLine

Project Description:
Show Will Go OnLine is an innovative and forward-looking experimental music project, exploring the futuristic creative practices of music production under the epidemic. By unique and original online streaming live performances, the project will develop virtual content by utilising innovative spirit and prior online music production experiences. Show Will Go OnLine will continue to develop digital content by uniting more music and production practitioners, and to benefit the arts community as a whole through this experimental process.

Grantee:
Music Lab Co. Ltd. 


Project Title:
“The Situation of Learning by Artist-Parents”

“The Situation of Learning by Artist-Parents”Participating artist-parents – Ms Chung Wai-ian and Mr Ng Ka-chun of MUDWORK

Project Description:
This is the first arts education project in Hong Kong that focuses on artists as parents. Through delivering “Instructional Art”, the participating artists explore the numerous possibilities of how parents can accompany, interact, communicate or observe their kids in artistic engagement. This project rethinks and affirms parents’ role in family education.

Grantee:
Rooftop Institute


Project Title:
Unusual Renaissance Festival

Project Description:
“Reviving lives with Arts” is the main vision of the Unusual Renaissance Festival, whilst things go different as 2020 unfolds. By encouraging the public to reflect their lives and transmute creativities through a series of interdisciplinary arts and cultural activities; bringing provocative as well as pioneering creations into community; and reshaping ways of living, the Festival will showcase prominent independent creations in Chinese-language world and from local young talent. Music, images, literature and interdisciplinary arts will be presented.

Grantee:
Renaissance Foundation


Project Title:
“WOW from Home” Pilot Project

“WOW from Home” Pilot ProjectNothing can stop you to create. It should be something everyone can enjoy anytime, anywhere.

Project Description:
“WOW from Home” Pilot Project aims to study the feasibility of transforming “participatory theatre”, “immersive theatre” and/or “documentary theatre” into online creation, rehearsal and performance under the advancement of technology and social media. The research project will investigate different aspects including online interaction with audience and public participation, explore how various online social applications (for example, online meeting and chatroom) can help extend the project development, which is the meaning and value of “participatory theatre”. Core members of the team hope to establish a model and production structure for public to participate in creation and performance.

Grantee:
Mr Chung Siu Hei


Project Title:
Zansyu: Revitalising Hong Kong Beiwei

Zansyu: Revitalising Hong Kong BeiweiZansyu: Revitalising Hong Kong Beiwei

Project Description:
Hong Kong Beiwei Zansyu is a visual culture research and type design project, initiated by Type Designer Adonian Chan and Design Editor Ire Tsui since 2011. The initiative aims at revitalising Hong Kong Beiwei, one of the most recognisable Chinese calligraphy styles in the streets of Hong Kong, through research, type design and creative engagement. The collaborative project will adopt a digital approach to document and innovate Hong Kong Beiwei Calligraphy into a series of design deliverables. The team will include Beiwei calligraphers, experienced type designers and young creatives.

Grantee:
Mr Chan Adonian Freeman