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  • M+ Rover 2018

    M+ Rover is a major school and community outreach programme first organised by M+ in 2016. The customised trailer is a travelling creative studio and exhibition space that tours to local secondary schools and community spaces

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  • Samson Young: Songs for Disaster Relief World Tour

    09.02.2018 to 06.05.2018, M+ Pavilion, West Kowloon

    Conceived originally for the 57th Venice Biennale, the Hong Kong edition of the Songs for Disaster Relief exhibition by multidisciplinary artist Samson Young re-examines the concept of charity singles and offers a unique audiovisual experience through a series of sculptures, objects, videos, sound installations and site-specific pieces

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  • The Weight of Lightness: Ink Art at M+

    13.10.2017 to 14.01.2018, M+ Pavilion, West Kowloon

    Featuring work by more than forty artists from across Asia and beyond, The Weight of Lightness: Ink Art looks at the diverse explorations that have taken place over the past sixty years

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  • Rethinking Pei: A Centenary Symposium

    14.12.2017 to 15.12.2017, The University of Hong Kong

    This symposium seeks to reexamine Pei in the context of the architect’s 100th birthday year. The event aims to resituate the architect from the intersecting vantage points of the two regional poles with which he’s most closely linked—Hong Kong/China and Boston/the United States

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  • Studying the Experience of Museum Visitors in Hong Kong

    13.12.2017, Hotel Stage

    In this session, we examine concepts by scholars in the field of museum visitor studies, and introduce different types of museum visitors in Hong Kong, as summarised in the speaker’s field research

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  • Miracle of The Benesse Art Site Naoshima

    08.12.2017, The University of Hong Kong

    Soichiro Fukutake and Akiko Miki of the Benesse Art Site Naoshima and celebrated architects Kazuyo Sejima and Ryue Nishizawa of SANAA discuss the transformative effect of a project combining contemporary art, architecture and landscape

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  • REORIENT: Conversations on South and Southeast Asia

    30.11.2017 to 02.12.2017, Asia Society Hong Kong Center

    REORIENT is a three-day event designed as a platform to explore views across geographies (from Bangalore to Bangladesh, Yogyakarta to Ho Chi Minh City), disciplines (from visual art, design and architecture, and moving image) and initiatives (from bottom-up to institutionally-driven practices)

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  • Experiments in Museum Learning

    29.11.2017, Hotel Stage

    Riding on M+’s core beliefs about learning, this session introduces a variety of experimental art projects and exhibitions that focus on educational models and pedagogical practices, thereby exploring how curating and creative approaches can bring forth new ideas and possibilities to a museum’s learning programme

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  • M+ Screenings: Stillness in Motion

    24.11.2017 to 26.11.2017, Broadway Cinematheque

    M+ Screenings: Stillness in Motion explores contemporary cinema’s relationship to Asian philosophy and ink art

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  • Samson Young: Songs for Disaster Relief

    13.05.2017 to 26.11.2017, Venice, Italy

    As part of the 57th International Art Exhibition at the Venice Biennale 2017, M+ and the Hong Kong Arts Development Council present the collateral event, Samson Young: Songs for Disaster Relief. The M+ curatorial team consists of Guest Curator, Ying Kwok, with M+ Deputy Director and Chief Curator Doryun Chong as Consulting Curator

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  • Roles of a Museum in the 21st Century

    16.11.2017, Hotel Stage

    This session looks at how the role of museums has evolved from their conventional counterparts, and how they in turn reflect and inform various aspects of contemporary society

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  • ‘We Are One?’ Screenings & Conversations

    16.10.2017 to 23.10.2017, Hong Kong Arts Centre Cinema

    To accompany Hong Kong’s collateral event at the Venice Biennale 2017, Samson Young: Songs for Disaster Relief, M+ and the Hong Kong Arts Centre are co-presenting a programme of film screenings and conversations on the theme of charity efforts

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  • Canton Express

    23.06.2017 to 10.09.2017, M+ Pavilion, West Kowloon

    Canton Express is the new iteration of the Canton Express project that was part of the exhibition Zone of Urgency curated by Hou Hanru for the 2003 Venice Biennale

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  • Between Past and Future: Art of the Pearl River Delta

    07.09.2017, Asia Society Hong Kong Center

    This edition of M+ Matters will survey the circumstances and evolution of curatorial strategies and art research in the region from the late 1990s to the present

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  • M+ Summer Camp 2017: Nerve

    13.08.2017 to 16.08.2017

    M+ Summer Camp is a youth-targeted initiative organised by M+. Over the past two summers, the camps have each attracted one hundred students from different schools and backgrounds but with the same interests and passions

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  • Made in Myanmar / In Time to Come

    06.08.2017, Broadway Cinematheque

    This double bill considers the influence of global economic forces on daily life in Asia, as well as the changing symbolic power of cultural artefacts. Korean artist Lee Wan’s video details the three weeks he worked at a Chinese-owned goldmine in northern Myanmar, while In Time to Come (Asian Premiere) follows the exhuming and compilation of the official time capsule in Singapore. Includes a post-screening discussion with the director, Tan Pin Pin M+ Screenings

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  • Walker / Threshold / Diamond Island

    06.08.2017, Broadway Cinematheque

    Moving beyond China, this triple bill presents Tsai Ming-Liang’s elastic short-film that follows a meditating monk through the chaotic streets of Hong Kong, together with Joao Vasco Paiva’s short homage to Oshii’s Ghost in the Shell, focusing on the contours and textures of Hong Kong’s urban topographies. Davy Chou’s feature-length story of a Cambodian teenager’s initiation into Phnom Penh’s newly-privileged urban spaces considers the impact of Chinese investment beyond its borders M+ Screenings

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  • M+ Screenings: City Limits

    04.08.2017 to 06.08.2017, Broadway Cinematheque

    M+ Screenings: City Limits explores urbanisation on screen, presenting a weekend-long programme of artist videos, narrative films, documentaries and animations depicting different Asian cities in transition

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  • Living Elsewhere / The Chinese Mayor

    05.08.2017, Broadway Cinematheque

    Presenting two hard-hitting documentaries, this double bill looks at the harsh realities of life in China’s lesser-known provincial cities. Wang Jianwei’s intimate insights into the lives of destitute migrant labourers living in an empty villa complex outside Sichuan, is followed by Zhou Hao’s fascinating portrait of the controversial former mayor of Datong, Geng Yanbo, and his radical plans to reshape and rebrand his city for the global age M+ Screenings

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  • Lunar Dial / Still Life

    05.08.2017, Broadway Cinematheque

    Exploring the human effects of overdevelopment on China’s urban and rural spaces, Gao Yuan’s soulful animation of alienating urban landscapes is followed by Jia Zhangke’s lyrical melodrama set around the Three Gorges Dam project, the world’s largest power station M+ Screenings

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  • San Yuan Li

    05.08.2017, Broadway Cinematheque

    Featuring Ou Ning, Cao Fei and U-thèque’s highly experimental documentary about San Yuan Li, a village famous for its revolt against the British during the Opium War, now a ‘village in the city’ being swallowed up by the ever-expanding Guangzhou. Includes a post-screening discussion with co-director Ou Ning M+ Screenings

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  • Concert Hall of Zheng Daoxing / Post, Pause / Ink City / Whose Utopia / One Day (Guangzhou)

    04.08.2017, Broadway Cinematheque

    Featuring the unique visions and realities of five artists from China’s Pearl River Delta region, this screening includes Xu Tan’s performance-biography of an ageing charismatic singer and migrant worker; Jiang Zhi’s fantastical vignettes of Shenzhen street life; Chen Shaoxiong’s ink-drawing animations of city skylines;, Cao Fei’s poignant and surreal portraits of factory workers; and Zhou Tao’s quirky performance-documentary of a day lived in a Guangzhou supermarket. M+ Screenings

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  • M+ Rover 2017

    M+ Rover: Travelling Creative Studio is the first major free school outreach programme organised annually by M+. The 8 metre-long tailor-made trailer is a pop-up creative studio that will tour to secondary schools and community spaces during the academic year from February to June 2017

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  • Ambiguously Yours: Gender in Hong Kong Popular Culture

    17.03.2017 to 21.05.2017, M+ Pavilion, West Kowloon

    Ambiguously Yours: Gender in Hong Kong Popular Culture offers new insights into Hong Kong popular culture through representations of androgyny and gender fluidity in Cantopop, fashion, film, photography, and graphic design

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  • Inextinguishable Fire / Lover, Other: The Story of Claude Cahun and Marcel Moore

    09.04.2017, Broadway Cinematheque

    A double bill that explores the performative self, identity politics and trauma, featuring a performance video by transgender artist and stunt person Cassils, and an experimental documentary by Barbara Hammer profiling the Surrealist artists, Nazi Resisters and lovers, Claude Cahun and Marcel Moore M+ Screenings

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  • Sérgio e Simone #2 / Love Man, Love Woman

    09.04.2017, Broadway Cinematheque

    Exploring how indigenous religions can offer a safe haven for transgressive gender identities, this double bill features Virginia de Medeiros’s documentary portrait of Simone, a transvestite prostitute who assumes a double identity as Sergio, an evangelical preacher, and Nguyen Trinh Thi’s profile of master Luu Ngoc Duc, a flamboyant spirit medium of the Vietnamese Dao Mau religion M+ Screenings

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  • M+ Screenings: Genderfluid

    07.04.2017 to 09.04.2017, Broadway Cinematheque

    M+ Screenings: Genderfluid looks at how contemporary moving-image artists, across different generations and geographies, have created transgressive and transformative representations of gender on screen

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  • Angst Essen/Eat Fear / Uterus Man / Ex Nilalang

    08.04.2017, Broadway Cinematheque

    Presenting works that challenge cultural and gender stereotypes, this triple bill features Ming Wong’s re-enactment of a seminal Fassbinder film, an anime short of an androgynous superhero by Lu Yang, and a series of four performance videos by Club Ate that transform Filipino urban myths and traditional folklore into stories of queer resistance M+ Screenings

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  • Duilian / Orlando

    08.04.2017, Broadway Cinematheque

    Two sumptuous stories of historical fiction that cross the boundaries of time, country and gender: Wu Tsang’s dreamlike martial-arts love story about a revolutionary poet set in present-day Hong Kong, and Sally Potter’s daring adaptation of Virginia Woolf’s Orlando, a playful story of a young man who, mid-way through a life that spans four centuries, wakes one morning as a woman M+ Screenings

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  • There Are No Others / Bight of the Twin

    07.04.2017, Broadway Cinematheque

    Opening the Genderfluid series, this double bill takes a personal look at the body, the self and the other, pairing Amy Amos Gebhardt’s slow-motion short of falling naked bodies shot against a changing cloudscape with Hazel Hill McCarthy III’s documentary on Genesis Breyer P-Orridge’s journey to the Vodoun Twin Festival in BeninM+ Screenings

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  • M+ / Design Trust Research Fellowship 2016 Public Talk

    04.03.2017, MakerHive

    In this public talk, the 2016 recipients of the M+ / Design Trust Research Fellowship—Joseph Grima and the team of Juliana Kei and Daniel Cooper—will present the results of their research, illustrating the diversity of topics supported by the fellowship programme

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