Thursday, September 16, 2021
New Horizons: Ways of Seeing Hong Kong Art in the 80s and 90s
Hong Kong Museum of Art
10 Salisbury Road,
Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Mar 05, 2021 To Apr 24, 2022
Detail: This exhibition examines the crucial turning points, new trends and sensibilities in contemporary art in Hong Kong during the 1980s and 1990s. Taking the curator's experiences as a point of departure, the exhibition sheds light on the creative breakthroughs of young local artists in different mediums including installation art, new media and photography, which ushered in the rise of new artistic experimentation and formats. In addition to the showcase of artworks by seven representative artists and artist collectives, the exhibition features a restaging of iconic art spaces of the time, as well as an archival section, re-presenting the significant shifts in Hong Kong's art scene during the era.