QUEERS OF HONG KONG is a series of portraits of the LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Queer) community in Hong Kong. In Hong Kong, Queer is the umbrella term for the LGBTQ community. With his exposition Lam wants to reveal the diversity within the Queer community in Hong Kong. Every portrait is accompanied by a deeply personal story.
The Photo Exposition will kick off with a panel with a.o Joe Lam (Director of the Hong Kong Lesbian & Gay Film Festival) and Werner Borkes (director of the Roze Filmdagen, Amsterdam) and Lei Ma (Helan Online / RNW Media) about the role of media in the social and cultural position of the LGBTQ community in Hong Kong and Amsterdam and its significance for the innovation and development of these creative cities.
Following the successful presentation in the Chinese cities of Shenzhen, Beijing and Shanghai of exhibitions put together by Foam, this autumn the museum will be staging We May Have Met Before, an exhibition of the work of seven contemporary Chinese artists, compiled by the internationally famous Chinese curator Feng Boyi, Liu Gang and Wang Dong.
Thomas Fuesser, Hans van Dijk (Beijing 1993). Courtesy ShanghART Gallery Shanghai.
Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art is pleased to announce its upcoming exhibition dedicated to the life and work of Dutchman Hans van Dijk (1946 – 2002). Dai Hanzhi: 5000 Artists outlines his seminal role in Chinese contemporary art. Van Dijk, whose Chinese name was Dai Hanzhi, was active as a curator, art historian and gallerist in China throughout the nineties. Though hardly known in the Netherlands, Van Dijk is still revered by Chinese artists today.
On Saturday September 13th 2014, Anthropologists in Art opened the exhibition ‘Family Stuff’ by Chinese photographer Huang Qingjun (1971, Daqing) at Amsterdam’s WM Gallery. The exhibition will take place till November 2nd 2014.
Sophie Maree proudly presents: Yang Yongliang on the first of March at 16.00
Sophie Maree gallery is pleased to announce the solo-show of Yang Yongliang, a Chinese photographer and multimedia-artist, living and working in Shanghai. Central to his work is the convergence of traditional Chinese Shansui-painting with contemporary photographic stills and animation.