Open Forums / Seminars
Public Forum for "Hong Kong Art History Research Project – Phase II" (Cantonese and English, simultaneous interpretation service provided)

Hong Kong Museum of Art and Asia Art Archive jointly present a day of panel discussions to launch the second phase of the Hong Kong Art History Research Project. Building on previous and current research efforts, including the first phase of the Project in 2013, the second phase continues to develop a richer picture of Hong Kong's art ecology during the 1960–70s. The Project encourages research through collaboration by a process that does not only produce and deepen knowledge, but also circulates material that can generate more complex narratives. Focused around a new series of documented interviews that cover multiple voices and perspectives, the Project has digitised a selection of materials from the archives of  the Hong Kong Museum of Art, Asia Art Archive and the personal collections of leading arts professionals.

The Forum will share findings of the research from Phase II.  Scholars, experts and artists will come discuss ideas on Hong Kong art history research.

2015.10.10 (Sat)

2:30-5:30 pm

Lecture Hall, Hong Kong Space Museum, Tsim Sha Tsui

Seat: 160

Registration begins on 2015.10.3, please visit HKMA's and AAA's websites for details.

Enquiry: 2815 1112


   2:30 – 3:10pm

Introducing the "Hong Kong Art History Research Project – Phase II"


Maria MOK Kar-wing

Curator (Modern Art), Hong Kong Museum of Art

Hammad NASAR

Head of Research & Programmes, Asia Art Archive

Michelle WONG

Researcher, Asia Art Archive


   3:15 – 4:15pm

Building Communities and Validating Practices


CHOI Yan-chi

Artist, Founder of 1a Space

Eliza LAI Mei-lin

Part-time Lecturer, Department of Fine Arts, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Eddie LUI Fung-ngar


MA Kwai-shun

Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Cultural and Creative Arts, The Hong Kong Institute of Education


Simon CHIU Kam-shing

Programme Director, Art Farm


  4:30 – 5:30pm

Oral History as Research Tool


Victor LAI Ming-hoi

Associate Professor, Academy of Visual Arts, Hong Kong Baptist University

Tina PANG Yee-wan

Curator, Hong Kong Art and Culture, M+

WONG Wai-ling

Research Officer, Hong Kong Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences, The University of Hong Kong


Seminar for "A Survey of Western Media Art in Pre-1960s Hong Kong (Phase I)" (Cantonese)
This seminar will focus on the development of western media art in Hong Kong from the 1930s to the 1960s. Untold histories of Hong Kong veteran artists will be unveiled in co-operation with our research partner, Hong Kong Art History Research Society.
2015.12.13 (Sun)
2:30 – 4:30pm
Lecture Hall, Heritage Discovery Centre (inside Kowloon Park)
No application required
First-come, first-served
Enquiry: 2721 0116

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