Hong Kong’s artistic talents in Berlin
Hong Kong (HKSAR) – With a support of a Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, Berlin (HKETO Berlin), IAM general art moves, a network of general art schools and art academies, is bringing students of a Hong Kong Baptist University to Berlin’s art centre, Kunstquartier Bethanien. The immature Hong Kong talents are presenting their visible humanities muster “from here to there” to a Berlin assembly from Jan 9 to 16.
With a assistance of IAM, a immature artists are not usually presenting pattern that they started formulating during a seminar in Hong Kong in Jun final year, they also take caring of a altogether organization in Berlin, including curating and credentials of a muster venue.
At a opening of a muster on Jan 8, a Director of a HKETO Berlin, Ms Betty Ho, voiced her appreciation that art students of a Hong Kong Baptist University’s Academy of Visual Arts came to Berlin for a second time given 2013, presenting their work to general audience.
“This is a good event for Hong Kong’s artistic talents to benefit unsentimental practice by actively participating in an intercultural muster project.Moreover, a immature artists are laying critical bricks for a ever-strengthening informative overpass between Berlin and Hong Kong,” she said.
It is a tip priority for HKETO Berlin to encourage informative exchangebetween Hong Kong and Germany like it is achieved with this exhibition. Ms Ho also summarized a significance that a Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government (HKSARG) attaches to a growth of artistic industries in Hong Kong.
In particular, a HKSARG has set adult appropriation schemes, grown artistic clusters and supposing support to artistic attention start-ups.
These efforts are temperament fruit as Hong Kong has grown a heading corner in pivotal areas of artistic industries like film, television, music, design, architecture, comics and animation, games, digital entertainment, and others. The city is also home of general signature art events such as a Art Basel Hong Kong.
Being one of a many successful art fairs in Asia, a 2015 book welcomed a sum of 60,000 visitors and presented a choice of 233 galleries – a strongest to date for a Hong Kong show. This year’s Art Basel Hong Kong will be hold from Mar 24 to 26.
Hong Kong has around 39 200 informative and artistic industry-related establishments, with about 207 500 practitioners engaged. In 2013, a value combined of informative and artistic industries stood during EUR 11.4 billion, representing around 5.1 per cent of Hong Kong’s Gross Domestic Product.
More information about a muster during a Kunstquartier Bethanien, including opening hours, can be found during www.international-art-moves.net .
About Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, Berlin
HKETO Berlin is a central Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government deputy in blurb family and other mercantile and trade matters in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, a Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, a Slovak Republic and Slovenia.
Published on: 2016-01-11
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