What makes a place? A Public Discourse

Venue: Dr. Seaker Chan Shu Kui Hall, 210 Java Rd, North Point  
Date: 2019.08.16
Time: 2:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. 
Price: Free Admission 

What makes a place? The talk explores the role of Art in society today in engaging the people and steering change

To explore the possibilities for enhancing the living quality of the community and celebrate the characteristics of a place through arts and creativity, the Hong Kong Arts Centre is honored to bring artists, architects, urban planners, cultural practitioners and scholars from New York, Taipei, Guangzhou and Hong Kong, to share their experiences and insights on the relationship between the public spaces and the community and to re-imagine the public spaces through art, culture, design and architecture.

Sharing 1:
Asia perspective - Community design & its relationship with objects
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Jason Ho (Guangzhou) x Respondent: Dr. Vivian Ting (Hong Kong

Sharing 2: US perspective – 'Inclusive Design'
Keynote Speaker: Prof. Joel Sanders, FAIA (New York) x Respondent: Mr. Chris Yuen (Hong Kong)

Sharing 3: Asia perspective – 'Activating Idle Spaces'
Keynote Speaker: Plan b (Taipei) x Respondent: Mr. Paddy Ng (Hong Kong)

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*The seminar will be conducted in Cantonese, Putonghua and English, simultaneous interpretations will be provided.

For further enquiries, please feel free to contact +852 2582 0202 or email ltsim@hkac.org.hk .

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