Knitted graffiti by cool grannies. I hope they pass Hong Kong soon!
Watch the video on the BBC website.
1-day workshop on 'Guided Relational Viewing: Art Exhibits, Art Workshops and Art Therapy for Social Change
The Centre on Behavioral Health at the University of Hong Kong does some very good workshops and seminars. They might sound a bit difficult but they are actually very accessible and open to everyone.
For more information about the workshop, click the leaflet below.
To know more about the Centre of Behavioral Health, have a look at their website cbh.hku.hk
Information about the Centre on Behavioral Health will also be saved in the Arts events & workshops section under the Resources tab which you can find on the navigation bar.
In yesterday's edition, the China Daily spent a whole page on a NGO in Nanjing that helps patients with mential illness to recover through engaging their creative talents. Happy to see it got the attention it rightly deserves.
To read the whole article article, please click here.
This is a very poignant arts and health project set up by Kickstart Arts in collaboration with Headway. People with an acquired head injury together with some professional artists created a mixed media installation; an exploration of issues related to risk taking, alienation, loss, transformation, love, care and other experiences.
The Hong Kong Association of Art Therapists is known for some excellent seminars and workshops. They have just announced the first Open Studio for this year.
Anyone can go and develop their artistic practice in the HKAAT studio. Art Therapists will be on hand if you would like to discuss your work. Besides from it being a very creative afternoon, it will also be a great networking opportunity.
Date: Sunday 15 April 2012, 2.00-5.00pm
Place: The Boys' & Girls' Clubs Association of HK, 3 Lockhart Road, Wanchai
Fee: Free (members), $100 (non-members) & $50 (non-members' children under 14)
They have also announced a new event called 'Meet the Art Therapist' ( 藝術聊程). Every two months, certain Art Therapists will host a seminar to share their expertise.
It will start somewhere the second or third week in April. More specific information is to follow.
For more information, please visit the website http://www.hk-hkaat.org.
STAG or the ladies of Parallel Lab are organising another event this Sunday 11 March in Tai Hang. This time it is an Afternoon Tea session. Their last film evening in Tin Hau - see six posts down on this website- was great so I am expecting the same thing this time.
For more informaiton, go to their website www.staghk.org.
Next Wednesday is the next edition of the Hong Kong ArtWalk. Every year it is hugely successful and rightly so. From five until midnight, 66 galeries will open their doors and everywhere you can find a nibble and a drink. The ArtWalk is a charity event and proceedings will go to Society for Community Organisation.
Tickets are $450 and you can buy them at several participating galleries. For more information and where to buy the tickets, please visit the website www.hongkongartwalk.com.
Revisit the history of Sham Shui Po through the tales of people who have lived there a long time. A theatre project now on show at the Black Box Theatre (Jockey Club Creative Arts Centre - Shek Kip Mei)
Performances will be on 9 &10 March @ 19.30 and 10 &11 March @ 14.30.
For more information please visits the JCCAC website www.jccac.org.hk.
Tell me and I will forget;
show me and I may remember;
involve me and I will understand.
Old Chinese Proverb