時間2017年2月6日 ‑ 25日 (除星期日外) 上午10時30分 ‑ 下午6時30分 (8小時)
時間2017年2月12日 ‑ 19日 (逢星期日) 下午2時30分 ‑ 6時30分 (4小時)
地點4/F, 20 Hing Yip Street, Kwun Tong, Kowloon, Hong Kong

費用免費
提供

Osage Art Foundation is pleased to announce the exhibition titled “Other Side of Evidence” curated by Solomon Yu, featuring the works of local art practitioners. Artists Lam Siu-wing, Eric Tsang, Solomon Yu and the art group Archive of the People will present their artworks as a way to explore the relation between truth and art creation. The exhibition will open on Feb 6, 2017 at Osage Hong Kong and an on-site public forum will be held on Feb 25, 2017 to engage the public and the artists.


Curatorial Statement
Generally we believe that facts and evidence help establish the ‘what-has-been’, yet they are not accountable for a truth. The burdens of facts and evidence are in fact multifaceted. In recent years, ‘what is real’ or ‘what is the truth’ has become a popular enquiry, covering topics ranging from real universal suffrage, real childhood, mockumentary, reality TV, to realities and truths presented by the algorithm behind social media and search engine, and lately, Oxford Dictionaries’ word of the year 2016, ‘post-truth’. If we see ‘evidence’ as data just obtained, then it is worth exploring what else they could answer besides a truth.

While people demand the truth about things and appreciate realness in life, as creative agents we artists also explore aesthetic truths. We research on our subjects and then make use of the findings to create fictions, poetry, alternatives, new knowledge, even interventions that simultaneously redress real life. Other Sides of Evidence will present different responses from participating artists to these parallel roles – bearing responsibility for inquiring and observing reality and the truth, yet exercising our license to make believe and create.


Exhibition Fact Sheet
Exhibition Period : 6th February – 25th February 2017
Opening Hours : Mon – Sat: 10.30 am – 6.30 pm Sun: 2.30 – 6.30 pm ; Open to special appointments outside of these times. ; Closed on public holidays.
Opening Reception : 9th February 2017, Wednesday, 5:00 - 9:00 pm
Public Forum 25th February 2017, Saturday, 3:00 – 5:00 pm
Venue : Osage Hong Kong
4/F, 20 Hing Yip Street, Kwun Tong, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Venue Sponsor : Osage Art Foundation
Supported by : Hong Kong Arts Development Council

About the Artists
Lam Siu-wing (CUHK MA Multicultural Studies 2010) is an urban flâneur and an enthusiast of Hong Kong films. Lam will re-visit and narrate a chapter of his love life, up close and personal. Taking up the last job of his ex-girlfriend, he paints a story of an artist trying to trace the year his ex has had, from the work desk she has left behind to the scribbles on her paperwork.

Eric Tsang (CUHK MA Fine Arts 2014) works in journalism and has been obsessed for years with snapshots of traffic incidents constantly shared on social media by the public. While going through his downloaded collection of these images on his phone, he begins to wonder if there is something that links them to his private life.

Solomon Yu (CUHK MA Fine Arts 2011) is interested in the operation of imagery. Combing through footages of old TV news reports, he is fascinated by different types of spatial illusion constructed to assist news presentation. He attempts to deconstruct the spatial arrangement as seen on screen and explores the visual language of the newsroom studio.

Archive of the People is a research and art group that involves different creative practices to address the governance on records, legislation of Archives Law and their related politics. Five members of the group will adopt various approaches to each respond to the operations and systems behind public auctions regularly held by the government.


回頁頂

相關事件

(檢視全部)

巴塞爾藝術展香港展會 2017

國際級藝術盛事,當然要入去吸收下國際級藝術氛圍啦!個人都型啲呀! 放工之後有咩做?等...

巴塞爾藝術展香港展會 2017
藝術 @ 香港會議展覽中心 展覽廳1,3
3月22日-25日

Art Central 2017

以亞洲為本的獨特展覽會ART CENTRAL,於3月21至25日載譽回歸中環海濱 ,匯聚100間當代藝廊,展...

Art Central 2017
藝術 @ 香港中環海濱
3月20日-25日

門小雷 《THE BLISTER EXISTS》 新書發佈及原稿展覽

係香港插畫師Little Thunder 門小雷嘅新書發佈會同原稿展覽呀! 自己畫唔到靚畫,去睇下人哋嘅...

門小雷 《THE BLISTER EXISTS》 新書發佈及原稿展覽
藝術 @ HOW Cafe
1月21日-2月24日 中午 (10小時)
關於    歷史    聯絡    iOS, Android    條款    活動籌辦    伙伴    版權所有 © Timable Limited 保留一切權利