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HKAAA E-newsletter (Issue#2 May 2020)
  • Part 3 - Late-night Art Talk Series
  • 【Pre-recorded event】 Meet the Arts Leader Series - Guest: Ms. Joycelyn Choi
  • “Arts Administrator 101” Series - Curating New Media Arts Programme
HKAAA Updates
Part 3 - Late-night Art Talk Series
Presented by: Hong Kong Arts Administrators Association
Supported by: U.S. Consulate General Hong Kong and Macau
The coronavirus outbreak poses a challenge to the Arts & Cultural industry all over the world. Many art fairs and performances are forced to cancel while most of the cultural institutions are closed until further notice. In this unprecedented time, arts groups and organizations must explore new ways to interact with the public through virtual space.
How do we build or develop a vibrant community during this critical period? How do we stay connected through arts? How do we support arts from home?
In May 2020, HKAAA presents “Late-night Art Talk Series”. HKAAA will invite numerous local arts practitioners and speakers from the States to share their insights on the following scopes: what we can do during the outbreak (part 1 and 2), how would we plan for post-outbreak (part 3 and 4). 
“Late-night Art Talk Series” webinars will be streamed on Zoom every Monday in May.

We welcome all arts administrators, artists and cultural entrepreneurs to join the event!
Part 3 - Venue Management in the Post-Coronavirus Period
Date: 18 May 2020
Time: 2130 - 2230
Medium: English (No SI Service)
Fee: Free of charge
Application deadline: 18 May 2020, 12:00pm
Event page: http://www.hkaaa.org.hk/doc/32248
Guest Speakers:
Mr Timothy Calnin, Director, Tai Kwun Arts
Ms Mary Lou Aleskie, Director, Hopkins Center for the Arts at Dartmouth College
Mr Paul Tam, Board Member, Hong Kong Arts Administrators Association / Executive Director, Performing Arts of West Kowloon Cultural District Authority

【Pre-recorded event】 Meet the Arts Leader Series - Guest: Ms. Joycelyn Choi
HKAAA is delighted to have Ms. Joycelyn Choi from MOViE MOViE to be our last speaker, sharing her career journey and her management philosophy. Concerning the outbreak of the novel coronavirus continues, the talk is pre-recorded and will be uploaded to HKAAA Facebook page.
In this programme, Joycelyn shared her view on leadership, career path and how she is keen on managing risks into opportunities. We believe her sharing is beneficial to arts administrators from different backgrounds.
Broadcast date and topic:
19/5/2020 (Tue)  What is Leadership?
20/5/2020 (Wed) Joycelyn’s Career Path
21/5/2020 (Thur) Turn Crises Into Opportunities
Speaker: Ms. Joycelyn Choi, General Manager, MOViE MOViE
Moderator: Ms. Heidi Lee, Executive Director, Hong Kong Ballet
Language:Recorded in Cantonese
Details: http://www.hkaaa.org.hk/doc/31581?tab=4
  • Click here to know more about this year’s “Meet the Arts Leader” event series
“Arts Administrator 101” Series - Curating New Media Arts Programme
The definition of new and emerging technologies constantly shift with time. New media arts appear when contemporary artists choose to use the latest media and technology as a medium of their work.

New media introduces a new way to create and to present, re-defining the relationship between the artist, the artwork and the viewer. The fast development of the internet also changes people’s conception of time and space. In this context, new media arts become ever-changing with complex modes of expression.

In the last episode of 2019/20 “Arts Administrator 101 Series”, Ms. Joel Kwong, an experienced media arts curator and the Programme Director of Microwave International New Media Arts Festival, will introduce us to the realm of new media arts and share her experience on curating and programming with us.

Joel has over 10 years of experience in curating, producing and managing media arts. She has been with Microwave International New Media Arts Festival since 2006, help facilitate the biggest new media arts platform in Hong Kong. In recent years, she has been given talks and lectures in schools, festivals and universities, including National University of Taiwan, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, HKICC, Baptist University and the University of Eletro-communications in Tokyo.

Concerning the outbreak of the novel coronavirus continues, the workshop will be live streamed on Zoom. We hope everyone stays positive in this low season and keeps improving ourselves for the upcoming challenges.
Date: 5 June 2020 (Friday)
Time: 8:00 - 9:15pm
*Registration available on 26 May 2020
Topic: Curating New Media Arts Programme
Speaker: Ms Joel Kwong, Programme Director, Microwave International Media Art Festival
Language: Cantonese (No SI Service)
Fee: Free of charge

  • Click here to learn more about other “Arts Administrator 101” Series activities!
  • HKAAA reserves the right of final decision of the events.
Featured Event
(Only Chinese version is available)
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News Clippings Highlights
HKAAA posts a constant feed of arts news on our Facebook Page to keep you updated to the latest arts-related information. In each issue of our weekly e-newsletter, we will feature the five pieces of news with the highest reach rate* over the past week so you would never miss anything hot and important.
Here are the top five arts news of 27/4/2020 to 3/5/2020:
1. Local Art News: 西九M+博物館再度延取入伙紙 未能如期今年底開幕 - 香港01 (27-4-2020)
2. Local Art News: 戲曲中心場租過高 推廣文化從何談起? - 香港01 (27-4-2020)
3. International Art News: 奧斯卡獎因應疫情准許未在戲院上映也可報名 – 頭條日報 (29-4-2020)
4. International Art News: 自5月1日起,中國文物藝術品拍賣賣方免徵增值稅 - ARTouch (29-4-2020)
5. Local Art News: 已向藝文機構發放一億資助 「藝文界支援計劃」擴闊涵蓋範圍 - 立場新聞 (1-5-2020)
*Reach rate data is based on HKAAA Facebook Page Insights
Hong Kong Art Gallery Association – Artists Residency Abroad Funding Scheme
Po Leung Kuk Community Youth Art Development Scheme – Young Artist in Residence@V54
Home Affairs Bureau – Arts Development Fund (Cultural Exchange Project)
Hong Kong Arts Development Council - Support Scheme for Arts & Cultural Sector
The Hong Kong Jockey Club Community Project Grant - Jockey Club Black Box Theatre Subsidy Scheme
Hong Kong Arts Development Council - The 7th Arts Administration Internship Scheme – Open for Applications
(Deadine: 18/5/2020)
Hong Kong Society For Education In Art - Grantham Visual Arts Award 2019/2020
(Deadine: 29/5/2020)
Bernard van Zuiden Music Fund – 2020/21 scholarship application
(Deadine: 9/6/2020)
West Kowloon Cultural District Authority – Arts Relief Scheme 2020
(Deadine: 10/6/2020)
Leisure and Cultural Services Department - Hong Kong House at Echigo -Tsumari Art Triennale 2021
(Deadine: 30/6/2020)
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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