The Hong Kong Arts Development Council (ADC) is pleased to announce the collaboration with the House of World Cultures in Berlin, Germany to provide internship opportunity to arts manager with leadership potentials to further develop their professional skills and network.
The Hong Kong Arts Development Council (ADC) expresses deep sorrow over the passing away of renowned Hong Kong writer Prof Leung Ping-kwan (Ye Si) and extends its deepest condolences to Prof Leung’s family.
Presented by the Hong Kong Arts Development Council and organised by the Fringe Club, Frogtopia．Hongkornucopia, the 54th Venice Biennale Hong Kong Response Exhibition will be staged from 22 December 2012 to 22 January 2013 at the Anita Chan Lai-ling Gallery of the Fringe Club. The exhibition, co-curated by Benny Chia, Tsang Tak-ping and Wong Shun-kit, will showcase the highly distinctive works of Kwok Mang-ho (a.k.a. Frog King), which includes art installations, performances and happenings.
(3rd Dec, 2012) The 10-day Fresh Wave 2012 - International Short Film Festival organised by the Hong Kong Arts Development Council (HKADC) successfully concluded with its Closing Ceremony cum Award Gala, which was held on 2 December at the Asia Society Hong Kong Center.
(Hong Kong. Nov 23, 2012) Organized by the Hong Kong Arts Development Council (HKADC), the Fresh Wave 2012 - International Short Film Festival will take place from today till December 2 this year. Ms Florence Hui Hiu-fai, Under Secretary for Home Affairs, Mr Wilfred Wong Ying-wai, Chairman of HKADC, Mr Johnnie To Kei-fung, famous director and Chairman of the Film and Media Arts Group of HKADC, reputable award-winning Polish director Mr Jerzy Skolimowski, award-winning actress & actor Ms Sylvia Chang Ai-chia and Mr Anthony Wong Chau-sang attended the opening ceremony today at Kubrick, Broadway Cinemathèque in Yau Ma Tei to launch the 10-day film festival.
To ensure a smooth implementation of the 2013 nomination exercise (see note) and to improve the nomination system, the Hong Kong Arts Development Council (HKADC) has reviewed the arrangements of the nomination exercise and plans to consult the public on its preliminary proposals. Views collected will be taken into account in the HKADC’s recommendations to the Home Affairs Bureau.
Despite the tremendous chaos and disruption caused by Hurricane Sandy, the Manhattan Hong Kong Music Festival, co-presented by the Hong Kong Arts Development Council (ADC) and Manhattan School of Music (MSM), was successfully held in Manhattan, New York from 31 October to 2 November.
(Hong Kong: Nov 1, 2012) Organized by the Hong Kong Arts Development Council (ADC), the Fresh Wave 2012 - International Short Film Festival will take place at the Broadway Cinemathèque, Yau Ma Tei, from Nov 23 – December 2 this year.
The Hong Kong Arts Development Council (ADC) and M+ Museum (M+) of the West Kowloon Cultural District announced in June this year that we will jointly participate in the Venice Biennale 2013. I am aware that some members of the arts community hold a different view. One of the main concerns of the arts community has been what they perceive to be the ADC’s abrupt departure from the previous method of selecting curators through an open invitation for proposals, and its appointment of M+ as the curator for Hong Kong’s entry in the Venice Biennale. There is dissatisfaction in this arrangement.
The Manhattan Hong Kong Music Festival, co-presented by Hong Kong Arts Development Council (ADC) and Manhattan School of Music (MSM), will be held in Manhattan, New York from 30 October to 3 November 2012.