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The Charmed Logic of Space   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
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Joao Vasco Paiva at Experimenta May 20th, 2011 - June 8th, 2011
Posted 6/6/11
Some spaces, corners of Hong Kong, seem destined for art, adding so much to the viewing experience in their own right even prior to the display apparatus of the white cube that the process of reaching and entering the space becomes a planning element with which the artist or curator cannot avoid negotiation. Experimenta, tucked into an alley off of an alley just a block away from the main gallery drag of Hollywood Road, positioned aptly next to a barbershop that doubles as a jazz bar, is one such... [more]
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Hong Kong All Over   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
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Joao Vasco Paiva at Input/Output February 12th, 2010 - April 11th, 2010
Posted 3/8/10
    Despite the ongoing discussions of Hong Kong as an Asian hub for artistic exchange, an auction platform, and the host of the region's leading art fair, the city's galleries alternative spaces are beginning to occupy a rather unexpected niche: as a point of negotiation between new media art and the contemporary art world proper. Recently a range of players including major gallery group Osage, well-established artist-run space Videotage, and alternative commercial gallery Input/Output have be... [more]