First Look: Inside Hong Kong's First International Sculpture Park
Harbour Arts Sculpture Park is officially open to the public from Thursday, and will be part of Hong Kong’s iconic harbourfront for six weeks until April 11.
As Hong Kong’s first international sculpture park, the park features sculptures by 19 emerging and renowned international contemporary artists including Rasheed Araeen, Michael Craig-Matin, Yayoi Kusama, and Hank Willis Thomas. There is also a significant presence of sculptures by Hong Kong artists such as Kacey Wong, Ho Kwun Ting, Matthew Tsang, Wong Chi-yung, and Morgan Wong.
Curated by Tim Marlow, artistic director at the Royal Academy of Arts, and Fumio Nanjo, director of Mori Art Museum and director of international programmes at Hong Kong Art School, Harbour Arts Sculpture Park is presented by Hong Kong Arts Centre with support from lead partner H Queen’s by Henderson Development Limited and Hong Kong Arts Development Council.
“H Queen’s is pleased to be the lead sponsor for the Harbour Arts Sculpture Park,” said Kristine Li, Tatler 500 lister and Deputy General Manager of Henderson Land Development Company Limited, “we have long been dedicated to supporting the local art scene, and offering the public opportunities to engage with creative ideas right in the centre of Hong Kong.”
Watch the video below to have a first look at the sculpture park and hear from co-curator Tim Marlow about the concept of the park:
Harbour Arts Sculpture Park runs from Febraury 22 to April 11 at the Central and Wan Chai harbourfront.
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