Local galleries are pushing back on largely Western arguments that Art Basel Hong Kong should be cancelled because of political unrest, but as coronavirus spreads, the argument for cancellation strengthens.
Metrograph’s film series To Hong Kong with Love pairs old and new films films made by Hong Kong residents, cultivating a first-person narrative of the city and its changes.
The ongoing movement immortalizes its actions and demands through crowdsourced imagery.
PEN America issued a statement demanding the immediate release of Chinese artist Yang Licai, who was detained by authorities in December.
After cartoonist and designer Jason Li wrote about Hong Kongers’s radical Christmas cards, hundreds responded to Hyperallergic on social media with their own versions.
Hong Kong protesters are remixing the Christmas card tradition under the #freehkxmascard hashtag and decorating cards with memes and slogans from the ongoing movement.
These solo shows from Luke Ching Chin Wai and South Ho Siu Nam draw parallels between the typhoons and showers of these regions and the unpredictability of authoritarian policies and resulting civilian uprisings.
The speed with which the Hong Kong demonstrators’ informative zines have been distributed, collected, and even exhibited internationally is remarkable. We spoke with ZineCoop, one of the groups behind the effort, to discuss why they are so powerful.
As protests over an extradition bill rage in Hong Kong, Tse’s Stakeholders exhibition at the Venice Biennale negotiates the spaces between gender categories like female or male, or race categories like Asian or White.
Creative communities in Hong Kong and beyond have made poignant works of art and internet memes in support of the anti-extradition bill protests.
About 100 Hong Kong arts organizations, including commercial galleries, announced a strike against a bill that would allow extraditing fugitives to mainland China.
In the first solo exhibition by a woman artist representing Taiwan at the Venice Biennale, Cheang questions the legal and visual regimes that have shaped sexual and gender norms over time.