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HKAAA E-newsletter (2.2.2018)
  • Highlight Recap - Guided tour for HKAAA members/volunteers on Media Arts Exhibition: after the deluge
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Highlight Recap – Guided tour for HKAAA members/volunteers on Media Arts Exhibition: after the deluge
After the deluge were parts of the Jockey Club's New Arts Power programme. Hong Kong Arts Administrators Association was very honoured to invite the Local Interdisciplinary Artist - Kingsley Ng Siu-king to be the guest speaker on this tour.
With great support from the Drainage Services Department, this Site-specific Art can be installed in Tai Hang Tung Stormwater Storage Tank. Before the tour started, Ng shared his original intention and preparation process with us. He also brought up the possibilities of installing multimedia arts in Hong Kong. Throughout this installation, Ng wishes the public would be aware of those unknown heroes who continue working on the flood control in Hong Kong.
The whole tour lasts for an hour long. Participants and staff experienced the installation after Ng's sharing. It was a truly unique experience.

Photo captions:
1. Kinsley Ng shared with us about the installation concept and the preparation process. 
2. After the introduction from the tour guide, we had a group photo with Kingsley Ng.
3. Participants were entering the storage tank with the blurry path.
4. The installation began.

Photo credit: HKAAA
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Featured Event
Professional Attachment at Dance Base, Edinburgh Open for Application
Succeeding the initiative to jointly organise a professional attachment programme with Summerhall in 2017, one of the major venues of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Hong Kong Arts Development Council (HKADC) collaborates with Dance Base, another major festival venue, for the first time to launch the “Professional Attachment at Dance Base, Edinburgh”. The Programme provides attachment opportunities to promising local arts practitioners, especially independent performing arts producers, with leadership potential to further develop their professional skills and network. It is now open for application.
The Attachment will offer up to two attachment places for ten weeks on a full-time basis from June to September 2018 at Dance Base. The selected candidates will actively participate in the areas of programme management and production, performance coordination and promotion, artist liaison and venue operation under the supervision of senior members at Dance Base before and during the 2018 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. A bursary of HK$148,000 will be provided to each successful candidate to cover accommodation, transportation, subsistence during the placement period and one economy class return flight ticket.
Interested applicants could obtain application guidelines and form from the HKADC Administration Office or download them from the website: http://www.hkadc.org.hk/?p=21008&lang=en
Application deadline: 8 February 2018 (Thursday), 6:00 pm
For enquiries, please contact Ms. LUI at 2820 1090 or polly_lui@hkadc.org.hk.
On 11 February, join the WE Dance Finale party
Join us for the ten-hour WE Dance Finale marathon on 11 February to enjoy non-stop showcases by local and international troupes and dancers, as well as fun, interactive workshops where you can try out a variety of dance forms – from tango and latin social dance to western folk and ballet. Details: www.westkowloon.hk/en/wedancefinale
Watch the WE Dance Finale trailer
WE Dance Finale
Date: 11 February 2018 (Sunday)
Time: 9:30am - 8:00pm
Venue: Big Circle, Nursery Park, West Kowloon
Details: www.westkowloon.hk/en/wedancefinale
Highlight Event
5% off discount on - Dionysus Contemporary Theatre Producer Programme 2018 - "Eight Lessons to Knowing how to be a Professional Theatre Producer"
Programme Details
The Program are open for any interested parties, fresh graduates and arts administrators with basic knowledge of theatre production.
Class B 
5 Feb - 5 Mar 2018 (Mondays) | no class on 19 Feb
Time: 7:30-10:30PM
Venue: Y-square
Instructor: Joyce CHEUNG, Administration Director, Dionysus Contemporary Theatre
Language: Cantonese
Enrolment: https://goo.gl/APy9SH (Google form) / https://goo.gl/fX2jBH (DCTHK e-form)
Programme Information: https://goo.gl/RixiGj
Joyce Cheung is an experienced independent commercial theatre producer. Graduated with an Advanced Diploma in Acting and a Bachelor of Arts (1st class honours) in Directing from the School of Drama at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, and a Master of Arts in Comparative and Public History from the Department of History at the Chinese University of Hong Kong.
Joyce Cheung co-founded Dionysus Contemporary Theatre with Anthony Wong and Olivia Yan, and serves as its Administration Director. Cheung was formerly the Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Film Awards Association and was involved in planning and producing many theatre works. With over 20 years of experience in arts administration and management, She has been actively involved in the radio, film, theatre and publishing industries, working both on- and off-stage and taking on the roles of producer, book editor and writer.
**Discount Scheme: HKAAA Members are offered 5% off discount.
Supported by: Hong Kong Arts Administrators Association
Programme Details
We are excited to announce that the Art Central team is growing and we are in search of interns to contribute to the ongoing success of Hong Kong’s most dynamic art fair.

Art Central showcases the next generation of talent alongside some of the most established galleries from across Asia and the globe. Created by the founders of ART HK, Art Central is timed to coincide with Art Basel’s Hong Kong edition, taking place 27 March – 01 April 2018 [First Night 26 March] on the iconic Central Harbourfront, right in the heart of Hong Kong.
We are now in search of interns with a range of skills and interests to assist in daily operations in the lead up to and during Art Central 2018.
To apply for this great opportunity, please complete THIS FORM. Please return the form with the subject line [Application for Art Central Internship Program 2018] to: katy@artcentralhongkong.com
Supported by: Hong Kong Arts Administrators Association
46th Hong Kong Arts Festival - Special Festival PLUS Event
Hong Kong Arts Festival Distinguished Cultural Leader Series (V):  In Conversation with David Pountney, Artistic Director of Welsh National Opera
Programme Details
The Hong Kong Arts Festival is delighted to present David Pountney, Artistic Director of Welsh National Opera (WNO) as its special guest, the fifth edition of  the Festival’s Distinguished Cultural Leader Series. One of the world’s leading opera directors, Pountney gained international fame following his production of Katya Kabanova at the 1972 Wexford Festival and his pioneering Janáček cycle in collaboration with WNO. The veteran director is renowned for his innovative approach and has directed more than 20 world premieres. His prolific career includes titles such as Director of Productions for Scottish Opera and English National Opera, and Artistic Director of the Bregenz Festival (2003-2014). He is also a CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire), a Chevalier of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres and has the Cavalier's Cross of the Order of Merit of the Republic of Poland in recognition for his accomplishments. With a career spanning four decades, Mr Pountney will spark off a conversation with Angela Mackay, Managing Director-Asia Pacific of the Financial Times, talking about his passion for opera and insights on the art form and the challenges it faces today.

In English
Date: 15 March 2018 (Thursday)

Time: 2:00pm – 3:30pm

Venue: Grand Hyatt Hong Kong (1 Harbour Road, Wan Chai)

Fee: HKD$100 (includes coffee/tea)

Registration: http://www.hk.artsfestivalplus.org/Events/view/392

Organiser: Hong Kong Arts Festival
In Partnership with Grand Hyatt Hong Kong
With promotional support from: Hong Kong Arts Administrators Association  
HKDI Gallery Presents Red Dot Design Exhibition “Homo Ex Data – The Natural of the Artificial”
Programme Details
As robots, drones, and virtual reality enter our smart homes, technology has gradually built within us a second nature, an artificial one. HKDI Gallery showcases over 150 pieces of Red Dot Award-winning products in this exhibition that demonstrates how well-designed technology has become a “new, second nature” to modern human beings and shed light on how we could use better design to develop smarter technology. 
Date: From now on until 27 May 2018 (Closed on Tuesdays ) (Free Admission)
Time: 10am - 8pm 
Venue: HKDI Gallery, Hong Kong Design Institute (MTR Tiu Keng Leng Station Exit A2) 
Details: www.facebook.com/hkdi.gallery
Supported by: Hong Kong Arts Administrators Association  
Cultural Journalism Campus – CJC Fellowship Hong Kong 2018: Call for Application  Deadline: 2/2/2018)
Hong Kong Arts Development CouncilInvitation for Proposals – ONE-YEAR/ TWO-YEAR/ THREE-YEAR GRANT(Deadline: 6/2/2018)
Hong Kong Arts Development Council – 「愛丁堡Dance Base實習計劃」 (Deadline: 8/2/2018)
Hong Kong Arts Development Council – The 2nd Overseas Training Scheme for Arts Administrators – Open for applications (Deadline: 12/2/2018)
Hong Kong Tourism Board – Pilot Scheme for Characteristic Local Tourism Events (Deadline: 14/2/2018)
British Council【UK-China Connections through Culture Grants (Deadline: 2/2/2018)
Performing Arts Market in Seoul – Performing Arts Market in Seoul 2018 Open Call for International Showcase Program (Deadline: 28/2/2018)
Hong Kong Arts Development Council – Hong Kong Scholarship on the Clore Leadership Programme 2017/18 Open for Application (Deadline: 6/3/2018)
Urban Renewal Fund –  the Fourth Round applications for the Urban Renewal Heritage Preservation and District Revitalisation Funding SchemeDeadline: 30/4/2018)
10% off discount on HKRep - White Blaze of the Morning
Programme Details
Venue: HKRep Black Box (8/F Sheung Wan Civic Centre)
Date & Time:
 8pm: 27, 31.1.2018
 3pm:1 – 3, 6 – 10.2.2018
Price: $200, $180 (Weekday Special)
URBTIX Internet Booking: www.urbtix.hk
Details: https://goo.gl/4nK21a
Programme Enquiries: 852-3103 5900
**HKAAA Members are offered 10% off discount on purchasing full-price tickets at URBTIX outlets. Please present your membership card at Urbtix outlets. 
10% off discount on Hong Kong Ballet - “Ballet Classics for Children: Swan Lake”
Programme Details
Venue: Studio Theatre, Hong Kong Cultural Centre
Date & Time:
 Narration in Cantonese
 2.2.2018 (Fri) 7:30pm, 3.2.2018 (Sat) 2:30pm &
 5:00pm, 4.2.2018 (Sun) 5:00pm
 Narration in English
 1.2.2018(Thu)7:30pm,3.2.2018 (Sat) 7:30pm, 4.2.2018 (Sun) 12:00nn &
Price: $300, $200
Venue: Y Theatre, Youth Square
Date & Time:
 Narration in Cantonese
 23.3.2018 (Fri) 7:30pm, 25.3.2018 (Sun) 2:30pm
 Narration in English
 24.3.2018 (Sat) 2:30pm
 Narration in Mandarin
 24.3.2018 (Sat) 7:30pm
Price: $250, $150
Details: https://goo.gl/ths1DQ
Programme Enquiries: 2105 9724; Ticketing Enquiries: 3761 6661 / marketing@hkballet.com
**HKAAA Members are offered 10% off discount on purchasing full-price tickets at URBTIX outlets. Please present your membership card at URBTIX outlets.
Hong Kong Dance Company | Hong Kong x Taitung x Seoul | Tale of Three Cities
Programme Details
Details: https://goo.gl/wnQ2FB
Venue: Kwai Tsing Theatre Auditorium
Date & Time: 2-4 Feb 2018 (Fri-Sun) 7:45pm / 3-4 Feb 2018 (Sat-Sun) 3:00pm
Ticket Price: $280 $200 $100
Website: https://goo.gl/nwkJHU
Trailer: https://youtu.be/7EkHFLTpZe8
Enquiry telephone contact: 3103 1809
Tickets: https://goo.gl/qSBJ9a
Discount Scheme: HKAAA Members are offered 10% off discount on purchasing full-price tickets at URBTIX outlets. Please present your membership card at Urbtix outlets.   
20% off discount on "Dessiner la Musique - Cheng Wai Recital China Tour (Hong Kong)"
Programme Details
Date & Time:
23 Feb 2018 (Fri) 8:00pm
Venue: Hong Kong City Hall, Concert Hall
$880 580 380 280 180
Details: https://goo.gl/Z6Zo8q
Programme enquires
3965 4881
** HKAAA members are offered 20% off discount on purchasing full-price tickets directly from Hong Kong Performance VIA (https://goo.gl/forms/J6lqHRHNhmYiYlw32). Please fill in the form with your contact information. Discounted tickets are available on a first-come-first-served basis. 
10% off discount on Hong Kong Arts Festival - "Maxim Rysanov & Hong Kong Sinfonietta"
Programme Details
Details: https://goo.gl/wnQ2FB
Date & Time:  
25.2.2018 (Sun) 8pm
Venue: HK City Hall Concert Hall
Ticket Price: $420, $280, $160
Tickets at URBTIX: 2111 5999 / www.URBTIX.hk
Programme Enquiries: 2836 3336 / www.HKSL.org
**10% off upon showing HKAAA membership card at URBTIX outlets
Hong Kong Dance Company Educational Performance “All about Mulan”
Programme Details
Venue: Tsuen Wan Town Hall Auditorium
Date & Time: 2-4 Mar2018 (Fri-Sun) 3:00pm-4:15pm
Ticket Price: $10
Website: https://goo.gl/Np8CHN
Trailer: https://youtu.be/YPshvEmevnE
Enquiry telephone contact: 3103 1807 /1806
Tickets: bit.ly/mulanform
20% off discount on HKCO concert - “Liu Bang, Xiang Yu and the Terra Cotta Warriors” (A Programme of the 46th Hong Kong Arts Festival)
Programme Details
Venue: Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall
Date & Time: 3 March 2018 (Saturday) 8:00pm
Original Ticket Price**: $150 $220 $300 $390
**HKAAA Members are offered 20% off discount. Please present your membership card at Urbtix Ticketing Office.
Tickets at URBTIX: 2111 5999 / www.urbtix.hk
Programme Enquiries:852-3185 1600
10% off discount on HKRep Auspicious Day
Programme Details
Venue: Hong Kong Arts Centre Shouson Theatre
Date & Time:
7:45pm 10, 13 – 17, 20 – 24.3.2018
2:45pm 11#, 17# – 18, 24^, 25.3.2018

^Accessible performance with Accessible Captions (Chinese) and Audio Description (Cantonese)
# With post-performance talk
Price: $170-$300
URBTIX Internet Booking: www.urbtix.hk
Details: http://www.hkrep.com/en/event/17-8/
Programme Enquiries: 852-3103 5900
**HKAAA Members are offered 10% off discount on purchasing full-price tickets at URBTIX outlets. Please present your membership card at Urbtix outlets.
Hong Kong Sinfonietta – Good Music for Babies
Programme Details
Details: https://goo.gl/uTdfjB  
Date & Time:
29.3.2018 7:30pm (Thu)
30-31.3.2018 2:30pm & 5pm (Fri & Sat)
Venue: HK City Hall Theatre 
Ticket Price: $360, $260
Tickets at URBTIX: 2111 5999 / www.URBTIX.hk
10% off upon showing HKAAA membership card at URBTIX outlets
Programme Enquiries: 2836 3336 / www.HKSL.org 
Year-round benefits for HKAAA members
  • Hong Kong Art School (HKAS)
    • An exclusive 10% discount for enrolment into short courses conducted by HKAS (Referring to courses that are categorized under the "Short Courses" section on HKAS website or as printed in the designated short course brochure, which is published on a half-yearly basis)
    • An exclusive 10% discount for enrolment into modules of the Professional Diploma in Fine Art (PDFA). (The PDFA modules are offered on a relatively flexibale basis, each module lasts for around 8 weeks; participants can enroll into individual modules without completing the programme. Currently, modules/ programmes accredited at Level 4 and Level 5 of the Qualifications Framework (QF) are being offered by the School).
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