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「賽馬會藝壇新勢力」 | 藝術行 ╳ 南豐紗廠:我們之間系列 — 《字間遊》林丰 X 陳韻淇(裝置)JOCKEY CLUB New Arts Power| Art Walk X The Mills “Threading Through Time” Series — Literary Walk: Fung Lam X Kay Chan (Installation)

2020-01-10 (Fri) - 2020-01-19 (Sun)
10:00 - 22:00
WHAT'S HAPPENING

JOCKEY CLUB New Arts Power | ArtWalk X The Mills
Threading Through Time” SeriesLiterary Walk:
Fung Lam X Kay Chan (Installation)

Artwork 1
Going through the entrance will lead you into a whole new realm, from the murals on the walls to the floor you are standing on. The installation will play the magic with the hidden lines of The Memory of Herbs looming up from nowhere. Step by step, line by line, weave yourself into the story and experience the journey.

Artwork 2^
Following the hints given in the artwork 1, visitors will discover the phone installation artwork. Pause and listen to the pulse of The Mills in its driving rhythms of those early days coming from the handset.

Artwork 3^
Walk along the Glass Bridge, here you will explore the history of The Mills more vividly with the voice navigation, the predated background machinery sound of The Mills in the early days, text reading and enchanting music.

^Remark: Cantonese reading is included in the audio content

***The artworks will be displayed along the Glass Bridge between 10 January and 19 January during the opening hours of The Mills ***


About Participating Artists

Fung Lam
One of Asia’s top composers, Fung Lam “has a distinctive voice” (The Independent).
Fung Lam holds the distinction of being the youngest Chinese composer (and the first from Hong Kong) to be commissioned by the BBC, when, in 2007, he was invited to write a work for the BBC Concert Orchestra. With a focus primarily on orchestral composition, Lam nonetheless also collaborates in cross-disciplinary creations. He was appointed in 2013 as The Robert H.N. Ho Family Foundation Composer-in-Residence with the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra and the Director of Artistic Planning.

Kay Chan Wan Ki
Graduated from the School of Design of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University majoring in industrial design in 2009. Currently a product designer specialising in sustainable design, she takes part in art and design projects that promote community and environmental inclusion. Major projects are Cultural Backyard at Mody Road Garden for “City Dress Up: Seats.Together” (2017) and Tsuen Wan Yi Pei Square Playground as part of “Play is for the People” by Design Trust Futures Studio (2018). She also participated various local and overseas joint exhibitions, including “Design Co-CAMP”, “DXHK Bangkok Design Week”, “Hong Kong x ASM Community, Revive: Salted Fish”, “DMY International Design Festival Berlin”, etc.

Sound installation:
Lam Fung

Art installation:
Kay Chan


About Art Walk X The Mills “Threading Through Time” Series

We thread our way through each other day-after-day, expecting that we are so similar – yet so different.

Moving within the complex web of different people and architecture across the city, this is where the relationships of time, place and people weave in and out like yarn threading through us.

Concluding the Jockey Club New Arts Power (JCNAP) with this grand finale event, Threading Through Time engages literature, theatre, installation arts and more in a collaborative, cross-medium arts project. Leveraging on the creative framework derived from The Memory of Herbs, a prose fiction by local writer Chan Wai-yee (Chan Wai), it weaves in five unique art groups formed by the JCNAP artists and other performing groups: Lam Fung X Kay Chan, Ivanhoe Lam, Hugh Cho X TS Crew, Ata Wong X Théâtre de la Feuille, Olivia Yan X O Theatre Workshop. They explore the very fabric of our lives and see the threads of times unfold. From the textile industry, community and livelihood, to the entire city at different ages of development, the artists draw out the muse within and knit into their imagination.

A 3-part interactive installation will take place alongside with 4 spectacular performances at various sites of The Mills, running from 10 to 19 January 2020. Come explore and be enchanted by the muse encapsulated in this artistic and delicate fabric of memory, threading through times and distance between the past and present, reality and imagination.


Presented by
Hong Kong Arts Development Council

Funded by
The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust

Enquiries
Hong Kong Arts Development Council
10/F, 1063 King’s Road, Quarry Bay, Hong Kong
Email:jcnap@hkadc.org.hk
Tel:2820 1080

Organizer
香港藝術發展局 Hong Kong Arts Development Council

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