Below activities are held at Fine Art Asia 2019 Hong Kong Palace Museum Booth:

Beauty of Ambience – Gongbi Painting Demonstration & Workshop

Gongbi painting is a traditional and time-honoured style of Chinese painting. In this activity, participants learn the techniques for creating Gongbi paintings from artist Eunice Cheung and get to paint one of their own on a paper fan.

Date:
4 October 2019 (Friday)

Time:
4:00pm–6:00pm (30 minutes per session)

Language:
Cantonese

Participating Artist:
Eunice Cheung

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Blankness in Mind – Tea Ceremony & Tasting

In an environment filled with the fragrance of tea, tea culture instructor Chen Tsai Yueh takes tea enthusiasts on a journey back to the times of the Ming and Qing dynasties, and explores the state of ‘blankness in mind’ associated with the tea ceremony.

Date:
5 October 2019 (Saturday)

Time:
3:00pm–5:00pm (30 minutes per session)

Language:
Cantonese

Instructor:
Chen Tsai Yueh

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Calligraphy in Motion – Dance Performance

In a performance that blends dance with calligraphy and painting, the dance moves created by choreographer Chris Lam express the diverse rhythms of the brush strokes used in calligraphy.

Date:
5 & 6 October 2019 (Saturday & Sunday)

Time:
5:30pm–5:45pm

Choreographer:
Chris Lam

Participating Artists:
Ada Ho, Rex Cheng

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Colours of the Imperial Garden – Floral Arrangement Demonstration & Workshop

This activity gives lovers of flower arrangements a close look at the floral creation “Colours of the Imperial Garden”, led by the florist/artist Denwa Cheng herself. They also have the opportunity to make their own “Imperial Garden”.

Date:
6 October 2019 (Sunday)

Time:
3:00pm–5:00pm (30 minutes per session)

Language:
Cantonese

Participating Artist:
Denwa Cheng

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Landscape Painting on Ceramics – Talk by Ceramic Artist

An old saying encourages us “to see the world in a grain of sand”, and ceramic art can be one such window on the world. In this talk, ceramic artist Winus Lee shares how the concept of landscape painting can be integrated into the creation of ceramics.

Date:
7 October 2019 (Monday)

Time:
3:00pm–4:00pm

Language:
Cantonese

Participating Artist:
Winus Lee

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Enquiry:
hkpm.team@wkcda.hk    

Adverse Weather Arrangements:
Programme will be cancelled if a black rainstorm warning or a typhoon signal no. 8 or above is still in force 3 hours before the activity starts.


About the Artists

Eunice Cheung

Eunice Cheung is a contemporary artist. She graduated from the Chinese University of Hong Kong with a master’s degree in Fine Arts in 2011. Specialising in Chinese gongbi (fine brush) paintings of animals, her works have been nominated for the Hong Kong Contemporary Art Biennial Awards 2009 and merited with Madam Jan Yun-bor Memorial Awards for Chinese Painting and Calligraphy.

Chen Tsai Yueh

Founder and Artistic Director of CHAWAY, Chen Tsai Yueh has long engaged herself in the education of tea culture. She serves as a consultant for the Chinese Tea Culture International Exchange Association and designs courses for the Confucius Institute to promote tea culture.

Chris Lam

Chris Lam graduated from the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, majoring in Chinese Dance. After working for the Hong Kong Dance Company (Outreach and Education) as a contract dancer and tutor, she is now a full-time dance teacher and dancer, dedicating her time to choreography. Her latest productions include the Chinese dance drama Ladies of the Red Chamber, staged in the Hong Kong City Hall.

Denwa Cheng

Denwa Cheng is the founder of He Art Florist. Holder of a Dutch Flower Arrangement (DFA) certificate, she has studied Western-style floral arrangement in the United Kingdom and has a keen interest in Japanese floral arrangement ikebana. She often collaborates with different organisations to run floral arrangement workshops as a form of meditation and relaxation.

Winus Lee

A graduate of the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (Fine Art) in 2004, Winus Lee is a ceramic artist and visual arts teacher in secondary schools. Her ceramic works have been nominated for the Hong Kong Art Biennale (2003, 2005) and won the Bronze Prize in the 2013 Tea Ware by Hong Kong Potters Competition.