E-news February 2019
A Bit More than Arts Festival 2018 starts NOW
A Bit More than Arts Festival will be commenced in February with the theme of “Burst. Imagination”. To kick start the Festival, an array of Chinses painting will go on display at the Shum Shui Po MTR Station. The best part and highlight will definitely be the Exhibition of Most Favourite Picks and Up Close and Personal Performance. All programmes are free of charge! What are you waiting for? Do mark on your calendar and save the date to experience a unique and creative arts journey.
Exhibition of Most Favourite Picks
Date: 20 February (Wed) – 5 March 2019 (Tue)
Time: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Venue: L1 Gallery, JCCAC
Up Close and Personal Performance
Date: 23 February 2019 (Sat)
Time: 4:30pm - 5:15pm
Venue: Central Courtyard, JCCAC
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Tactile Lucky Spring Banner DIY @ Freespace Happening
Kung hei fat choi! Looking for what to do in Hong Kong over the holidays? Look no further! Let’s celebrate the first weekend of the Year of the Pig with ADAHK at the Freespace Happening! We will bring you lots of luck and fortune at our Tactile Lucky Spring Banner DIY workshop. Special heat sensitive paper will be provided, and you can design a one-of-a-kind tactile Fai Chun. The paper swells along dark lines and diagrams after passing through the heat processor. Want to deck your homes with lucky Fai Chun? Then unleash your creativity and join our workshop!
There are also lots of other great activities around the park, including a Taiwanese indigenous dance workshop. This month’s music stage features a feast of great sounds from Hong Kong local music artists. Bring along your dear one to celebrate and experience the Chinese New Year like no other!
Date: 10 February
Time: Walk in anytime from 2:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Venue: Art Park, West Kowloon
Fee: Free of charge
Hong Kong Arts Festival: No Limits features our artists!
ADAHK artists, Christine Lau, and Olivia from P&O will join professional dancers, actors, and dance enthusiast for a special performance at the Jérôme Bel – Gala presented by The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust and Hong Kong Arts Festival: No Limits. The world-renowned, Jérôme Bel – Gala can undoubtedly open your eyes and hearts, to a completely different spectrum - a spectrum that embraces a concept that everyone can move and shake, and dance like no tomorrow. You will leave in awe and redefine the aesthetics of dance.
The show will kick start a fabulous series of accessible dance, theatre, music performance and other art forms by local and international artists from 15 March to 31 March 2019. Invited as the Strategic Supporting Partner, ADAHK will also provide a series of arts accessibility services, so that people with and without disabilities can share the joy of arts together!
Want to show your support to Christine and Olivia? Get your tickets now at:
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“Art Competition for Social Inclusion” is now open for application
Organised by the “etnet” through its newly created SoIN channel, the “Art Competition for Social Inclusion” aims to engage persons with disabilities aged 16 or above and to unleash their creativities, talents, and potential. On top of that, the completion also seeks to promote a society without barriers as well as social inclusion.
ADAM is invited as one of the “Social Enterprise Partner” for this unique competition. We sincerely encourage all interested parties to participate and help us to spread the news, so that more talents can be discovered. Deadline of the application falls on 26 February (Tuesday).
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Cross All Borders – Making a Fresh Start!
“Cross All Borders” welcomed its 10th Anniversary last year and it is now advancing to a new beginning in 2019. In the upcoming festival, we will bring you more diverse and enriched elements, new local artists and artworks. More details will be announced soon, please stay tuned for our coming updates!
Explore art with our hands - Workshop on the design and application of the tangible production
Art is not just created for visual enjoyment. We can explore a piece of artwork with touch and voice. For any art lover, using more than one sense provides a much richer understanding. ADAHK’s art accessibility service center organized a 30-hour workshop on the design and application of the tangible production from 6 January to 13 January. We invited a renowned visually impaired artist, Ann Mary Leist who currently works in the New York City’s Department of Cultural Affairs and has rich experience in arts accessibility and art education. Ann came to Hong Kong to share her expertise using different senses to appreciate the beauty of art.
The workshop allowed the participants to understand the needs of a person with visual impairment when appreciating art and to learn the design and creation of tangible reproduction. Simply use lines and materials to capture the essence of the image and create a simpler version of the original artwork for people with visual impairment to grasp the main feature and shape of the work. Together with the audio description, the visually impaired can build a vibrant picture in her mind. The workshop enables both visually impaired and fully sighted people alike to rethink the way they perceive art.
“Community in Art” – Bring vitality to the elderly home
Participants from the dance workshop of the “Community in Art,” ADHK’s artists, and art facilitators gathered on 13 January at the SAGE Quan Chuen Home for the Elderly for a special Family Reunion Day. They organized a rich variety of creative workshops and performance for those lovely “silver-hairs” to enjoy and participate, thereby bringing a breeze of vitality to the elderly home.
The participants of the illustration workshop designed several types of Fai Chun for the elderly, bringing everyone a jubilant and festive atmosphere. The elderly also geared up and tried screen printing on tote bags. The mold used and those key rings were all specially prepared by the participants of the painting workshop. On top of that, participants of the dance workshop together with their parents pulled off impressive dance moves and left the audience in awe. They for sure received a big round of applause.
ADAM once again won the Silver Award of Web Accessibility Recognition Scheme
ADAM once again is awarded the Silver Award in the Website Stream of “Web Accessibility Recognition Scheme.” ADAM is committed to advance and enhance its website so that people with or without disabilities can search or access the web at their fingertips, thereby promoting social inclusion in the community.
Chinese New Year's Eve Closure Notice
Please note that our head office, ADAM, Jockey Club Inclusive Arts Studio, and Jockey Club Arts Accessibility Service Centre will close at 4:30 pm on 4 February 2019 (Monday) in celebration of the Chinese New Year. We shall resume our operation as normal on 8 February 2018 (Friday). Should you have any enquiry during this period, kindly drop us an email at email@example.com
Good health, good luck and much happiness throughout the Year of the Pig!