Jointly presented by Hong Kong Arts Administrators Association and Leisure and Cultural Services Department
In Partnership with British Council and West Kowloon Cultural District Authority
Supported by Hong Kong Arts Development Council and Australian Consulate-General
The Funders / Collaborators Platform is a new initiative this year to connect arts groups and potential funders and collaborators.
The Funders / Collaborators Platform is a free event for public. It connects arts groups and potential funders and collaborators and helps arts practitioners to know more about different funding and collaboration schemes.
Funders / Collaborators Platform
Date: 10-11 June 2015 (Wed-Thu)
Time: 2:30pm – 5:30pm
Venue: Singing Practice Rooms, 4/F, Ko Shan Theatre New Wing (opened in October, 2014, details: www.lcsd.gov.hk/kst)
Participating Organizations (In Alphabetical Order)
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- Home Affairs Bureau
- Arts Development Fund (Cultural Exchange Project)
The Arts Development Fund administered by the Home Affairs Bureau aims at advancing cultural exchanges between Hong Kong and other places, promoting local arts and culture, and enhancing Hong Kong's international image. The Fund supports local organisations or individuals with a high level of artistic excellence or proven track records in arts to participate in outbound cultural exchanges. In 2014, $3.2 million was approved for 50 cultural exchange projects under the Fund.
- Arts Capacity Development Funding Scheme
The Arts Capacity Development Funding Scheme aims to fill the gaps between various public funding schemes and sources for the arts. An annual provision of around $30 million is to be disbursed under the Scheme to support large scale and cross-year arts and cultural initiatives/projects with a view to enhancing the capacity development of promising arts groups and arts practitioners; and encouraging the community and private sector to sponsor the arts. Since the launch of this Scheme in 2011, we have supported 39 Project Grant applications and 21 Springboard Grant applications at a total ceiling of $141 million.
- Hong Kong Arts Development Council
Established in 1995, the Hong Kong Arts Development Council (ADC) is a statutory body set up by the government to support the broad development of the arts in Hong Kong. The major roles of ADC are to fund, support and promote the broad development of the arts including literary arts, performing arts, visual arts as well as film and media arts in Hong Kong. Aiming to foster a thriving arts environment and enhancing the quality of life of the public, the ADC is also committed to facilitating community-wide participation in the arts and arts education, encouraging arts criticism, enhancing arts administration and strengthening the work on cultural policy research.
Major development strategies:
• Nurturing promising artists and supporting arts groups in pursuit of excellence
• Nurturing arts administrators and enhancing the management and governance of arts groups
• Concerning arts environment and proposing policy recommendations
• Widening public participation and developing arts space
• Fostering strategic partnerships and bringing arts resources together
- K11 Art Foundation
Founded by Adrian Cheng in 2010, the K11 Art Foundation (KAF) is a registered not-for-profit organisation that supports the development of Chinese contemporary art from greater China by providing a creative platform that nurtures artistic talents and brings them to the international stage.
The foundation has embarked on many international collaborations amongst them the Palais de Tokyo and Musée Marmottan in Paris, the Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Armory Show in New York, to showcase Chinese talents and the voice of the young generation.
With 11 studios for its artist-in-residence programmes in the K11 Art Village in Wuhan, KAF serves as the unique incubating springboard for young and emerging contemporary Chinese artists to create new and meaningful works. Beyond traditional art spaces, K11 Art Village serves as innovative exchange platforms between local and international artists.
Through research, initiatives and partnerships, the K11 Art Foundation offers to the Chinese public a diverse range of programmes and exhibitions fostering appreciation of arts and culture.
- Leisure and Cultural Services Department - Audience Building Office
The Audience Building Office is committed to promoting knowledge and appreciation of arts among the public and students by launching various audience building schemes and arts education activities on a territory-wide basis. Projects and schemes organized by The Audience Building Office, such as the Community Oral History Theatre Project, the Community Cultural Ambassador Scheme, the School Culture Day Scheme, the School Performing Arts in Practice Scheme and the Arts Experience Scheme for Senior Secondary Students, have become important brands in local community arts and school arts education and have been receiving strong support and favourable response from the public and schools.
Enquiry: firstname.lastname@example.org / 3621 0514
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