Cultural Masseur: Talking Heads #08 – Art X Climate Change

Venue: Zoom Online and Facebook Live 
Date: 2021.02.27
Time: 10:00-13:00, 15:00-17:00 
Price: Free of charge 
The 8th programme of Culture Masseur: Talking Heads is “Art X Climate Change” where Yuki Tazaki, expert in concept development, creative direction production in art & science and architecture projects would co-lead the Online Hackathon with Joel Kwong, Programme Director of Microwave International New Media Arts Festival and the Founder of SIBYLS.

The Hackathon aims to lead participants to reflect and respond to some of the most significant climate crises in Hong Kong, such as sea level rises and storm tides, through adaptive architecture and environment design.

The programme would be followed by the Online Artist Presentation and Chill-chat Aalon, where Yuki Tazaki would be sharing his research in how work of art could inspire new sustainable design in tackling various climate crises. Furthermore, he would initiate a conversation with speakers from cross-disciplinary backgrounds, to elaborate on the relations of climate change and art.

【Online Experiential Hackathon -《Envisioning the Alternative Climate Crisis》】
27 Feb 2021 (Sat) 10:00-13:00

In this intensive Online Hackathon, Yuki Yazaki and Joel Kwong will lead a group of cultural enthusiasts to explore the climate crisis features in Hong Kong through several focused investigations on issues like sea level rises and storm tides.

Participants are also encouraged to brainstorm and envision how adaptive architecture, product design, technology or even lifestyle could cope with the current era of climate crisis; thus to propose alternative ways to tackle climate change and weave innovative possibilities in environmental sustainability.

Conducted in English via Zoom. Free admission, first come-first served.

【Artist Presentation & Chill-chat Salon】
27 Feb 2021 (Sat) 15:00-17:00

Yuki Tazaki will first share his research in addressing how work of art could inspire new sustainable design in tackling climate change and global warming, followed by a conversation with SKY Lee and Yutaka Yano, Founders of SKY YUTAKA, and Cesar Jung Harada, the Director of MakerBay, with Joel Kwong, the Programme Director of Microwave International New Media Arts Festival and the Founder of SIBYLS, as the moderator.

Moderator:
Joel Kwong (Programme Director of Microwave International New Media Arts Festival and the Founder of SIBYLS)

Respondents:
SKY Lee and Yutaka Yano (Founders of SKY YUTAKA)
Cesar Jung Harada (Director of MakerBay)

Conducted in English via Cultural Masseur Facebook Live. 
Free admission, first come-first served.
 
Registration by 16 Feb 2021.

Registration Link: https://guidedtour.typeform.com/to/u3qEpKo8

Special thanks: MakerBay
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