A long-lost Vajradhara sculpture that resurfaced in a Hong Kong collection highlights scholars’ responsibility to mediate between communities and the art market.
Different Hong Kong Generations Come Together in Protest Reenactments
Blending documentary and reenactment, director Chan Tze-woon compares and contrasts contemporary and historical activist movements.
Hong Kong’s Only Tiananmen Massacre Memorial Faces Removal
There is an official ban against the public mourning of Tiananmen Square victims in Hong Kong and mainland China.
Wong Kar-wai’s Classic Films, Newly Restored
After a yearlong delay, Film at Lincoln Center is finally able to present its retrospective World of Wong Kar Wai in theaters.
Wielding Time and Text, Tiffany Sia Documents Hong Kong’s Resistance
Slippery When Wet evokes the sociopolitical pressure-cooker that has manufactured Hong Kong’s culture of protest.
An Artist Develops a Daily Habit of Drawing Plants During COVID-19
A comic artist speaks to artists across the world to see how they — and their practices — have been holding up.
A Major Donation Deepens Holdings of Hong Kong Art at M+ Museum
The donation from William and Lavina Lim features work by 53 artists, nearly half of whom are Hong Kong artists.
The Creative Approach One Filmmaker Is Taking to Depict the Hong Kong Protests
Experimental director Simon Liu’s shorts seek “a new lexicon of approaches” to the city.
The Unwavering Beauty of In the Mood for Love
Twenty years later, Wong Kar-wai’s celebrated film remains a master work of affect, though the eeriness of certain scenes sit more heavily given current events in Hong Kong.
Hong Kong Cultural Workers Say New Legislation Will Eliminate Creative Freedom
Over 1,500 people have signed a petition questioning “how much room would remain for free speech and artistic expression” in a now-passed legislation plan that would give mainland China the power to suppress political protest in Hong Kong.
Enter the “Quaranzine”: Zines That Boost Resistance, Mutual Aid, and Self-Care
There may never have been a better time for the zine, since as COVID-19 rages on, many artists are turning to self-publishing as an alternative way to connect while in isolation.
Sony World Photography Awards Removes Hong Kong Protest Images
The World Photography Organization said the images could potentially “contradict the competition’s terms and conditions.”