Hong Wong’s round-up of highlights from Hong Kong’s upcoming unofficial Art Week.
Fotanian – Free
Fotanian Open Studio event brings together a vibrant community of artists and art lovers who transformed industrial lofts into art studios. Open 7th/8th and 14th/15th March, 2pm-6pm. Information centre at G/F, Wah Luen Industrial Center, 15-21 Wong Chuk Yeung Street. Click for previous coverage.
HK Walls – Free.
HKwalls is the only festival in Hong Kong dedicated to street art. Because it happens in the streets, it is open to everyone and is divergent from anything else happening this month of art in Hong Kong. Opening party on Tai On Terrace, Po Hing Fong, Sheung Wan, 2-8pm Runs from March 13-21st. Live painting around Sheung Wan and Central area (including: Tai Ping Shan Street, Po Hing Fong, Pound Lane, Sai Street, Square Street, Hollywood Road, Graham Street). Facebook event.
Art Basel 2015 – From HK$250.
Chai Wan Mei – Free.
Now in its fourth year, Chai Wan Mei Art & Design Festival encapsulates the best of the local art scene. This year’s vibrant programme includes guerrilla art installations, performances, pop-up exhibitions, workshops and much more. 14th March 11am-9pm and 15th March 11am-7pm. Coverage from last year. Visit the Facebook page.
Asia Contemporary Art Show – from HK$150.
See over 3,000 works of art at the Asia Contemporary Art Show at the Conrad in Admiralty. The show will again be held on the 40th, 41st, 42nd, 43rd and 44th floors of the 5-star hotel. Opens to the public on Friday March 13th, 1pm – 5pm, Friday March 14th, 5pm – 9.30pm, Saturday March 14th, 1pm – 8.30pm and Sunday March 15th 11.30am – 6pm. Tickets via HK Ticketing. Follow Asia Contemporary Art Show on Facebook. Previous coverage.
Art Central – from HK$200.
Launched by the founders of Art HK, Art Central is Hong Kong’s new contemporary art fair showcasing the next generation of talent alongside some of the most established galleries and art spaces from around the world. The inaugural edition takes place from the 14th-16th March in the largest ever, purpose-built structure on the new Central Harbourfront. Tickets via HK Ticketing. Follow Art Central on Facebook.