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Curator

Caroline Ha Thuc

Caroline Ha Thuc is a French curator and art writer, contributing to numerous magazines in France and Hong Kong.

Her book Contemporary Art in Hong Kong provides essential keys to apprehend the city’s vibrant contemporary landscape and exposes the countless links between history, culture and identity.

Ha Thuc published a book about Japanese contemporary art and recently published a book on Mainland Chinese art and about its new trends in art practices (After 2000: Contemporary Art In China).

As a curator, she focuses on promoting dialogue between artists from different cultures. Her recent exhibitions include Hong Kong Bestiary (Platform China, Hong Kong, 2014), Shelters of Resistance, an in-situ installation by Kacey Wong in the courtyard of the City Hall (Paris, 2015), The Human Body: Measure and Norms (Blindspot Gallery, Hong Kong, 2015) and Human Vibration in the public space of Hong Kong (May-June 2016). She is on the International Curatorial Advisory Board of the Open Sky Gallery in Hong Kong.

Artists

Program

KONG Art Space
3 Staunton St, Central, Hong Kong

17.02.17 (Fri) 6:00 - 7:00pm Build a human rights tree with Jaffa Lam
7:30 - 8:45pm Dialogue between Prof. Scott Veitch and Cora Chan on Freedom of Expression
18.02.17 (Sat) 2:00 - 4:00pm Workshop on visual protest with Leung Mee-Ping
5:00 - 6:00pm Automatic writing with Caroline Ha Thuc
6:00 - 8:00pm The Fair Game - Board game evening with Alice Rensy
19.02.17 (Sun) 11:00 am - 12:30 pm Yoga workshop with Florence Dery
2:00 - 3:00pm Rubber band barriers with Cai Ying
3:35 - 5:00pm Costume making with Lina Berglund
21.02.17 (Tue) 4:00 - 5:30pm Yoga workshop with Florence Dery
25.02.17 (Sat) 11:00am - 12:00pm Poetry reading with Claire Lee
2:00 - 3:00pm Dance workshop - Fighting Monkey with Yang Hao
3:00 - 5:00pm Surviving the infosphere in the Post-Truth Age - Ellen Pau
26.02.17 (Sun) 2:00 - 4:00pm Photography, journalism and freedom of expression - Billy Kwok, Chantal Wong
5:00 - 6:30pm Music and Freedom of Expression - Paul Fermin

All above events are free of charge.

Fundraising Dinners

KONG Art Space
3 Staunton St, Central, Hong Kong

6:30pm

Cocktail Reception

7:30pm

Dinner, Auction and Entertainment

HK$2,500 per person

Proceeds benefiting Amnesty International's human rights education work in Hong Kong

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NOTHING DOES US AS MUCH GOOD AS THE FOOL'S CAP
We need it against ourselves -
We need all exuberant, floating, dancing, mocking, childish and blissful art
Lest we lose that freedom over things that our ideal demands of us.

- Nietzsche, the Gay Science

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