ART Power HK Talk 12 | What is next for the fine art graduates of 2020?
July 9, 2020

ART Power HK Online Talk Programme
Talk 12: What is next for the fine art graduates of 2020? 
Language: English
Moderator: Kay Mei Ling Beadman, Artist and Co-Founder of Hidden Space 
Speakers: John Batten, Art critic, Ying Kwok, Curator, and graduating artists; Kate Siu Man Kit from Hong Kong Art School / RMIT University, Mindy Lui Yan Yi from Hong Kong Baptist University and Igor Chan from The Chinese University of Hong Kong University

As the Fine Art Departments of Hong Kong’s universities get ready to celebrate this year’s class of graduating fine art students, moderator Kay Mei Ling Beadman, herself an artist, will lead a discussion with art critic John Batten, curator Ying Kwok and graduating students Kate Siu Man Kit, Mindy Lui Yan Yi and Igor Chan, that will cover the opportunities and hurdles that lie ahead of aspiring young artists as they embark on careers in these uncertain and challenging times. Topics that will be discussed include the need for each artist to establish what is essential about their work, how to navigate the sheer scope of media available today, how to the pay the bills and find time for actually making art, and importantly how the challenges that the world has faced in 2020 are also bringing new opportunities for inspiration.

Experience the Hong Kong Art School / RMIT University – Bachelor of Arts (Fine Art) Graduate Exhibition 2020 virtually here.
Exhibition Period: 5 – 21 July 2020
Time: 10am – 8pm
Venue: 4/F – 5/F Pao Galleries, Hong Kong Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong

HKBU AVA BA Graduation Exhibition 2020 will start from 25th July to 9th August, more details can be found here.

Exhibition Period: 25 July 2020 - 09 August 2020
Opening Hours: 11am - 6pm | Monday to Sunday (including Public Holidays)
Venue: Kai Tak Campus, 51 Kwun Tong Road, Kowloon, Hong Kong (Choi Hung MTR Exit A2)

The Chinese University of Hong Kong Fine Arts Graduation Show has been postponed, further details will be announced soon.


Kate Siu Man Kit
"Symbionts", 2019
Ceramics and found objects. Dimensions variable 

Mindy Lui Yan Yi
'、 ', 2020
Pencil on tracing paper, video (Drawing: Set of 3220, 3 × 3 cm each, video 1: 217 min 37 sec, video 2: 3 min 30 sec, looped)

Igor Chan Chun Hin
"The number you have dialed is currently unavailable. Please try again later.", 2019
Oil on canvas, 200 x 150 cm


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