Poetry in Porcelain
28.01 - 28.03.2021 | 楊玉勤 YEUNG YUK KAN
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ON SHOW : 28 JANUARY - 30 APRIL 2021
Visit us to see the gorgeous works in person!
TheBookshop has held our first ever live online opening:
Yeung Yuk Kan : Poetry in Porcelain
Thursday, 28 January 2021
5:00 - 6:00 pm HKT GMT+8
The artist joined us directly from Breda, the Netherlands. We have over 40 people participated from many parts of the world. Interesting and insightful discussion took place between Yeung Yuk Kan and out special guest Rosanna Li Wei-han and Fiona Wong Lai Ching. A lively Q&A session between Yeung Yuk Kan and some of the participants wrapped up the event nicely!
See you at our next online events!
ABOUT OUR SPECIAL GUESTS
Rosanna Li Wei-han
A ceramicist, design educator and avid collector of paper offering shoes, Rosanna’s works are full of humourous wordplay and whimsiness, and very often reflect Hong Kong culture. She was a visiting lecturer at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University’s School of Design. Her works are widely exhibited in Hong Kong, Mainland China, and overseas.She is the Hong Kong Arts Development Council's Artist of The Year for Visual Art Category in 2020. Her ceramic installation is part of “Beyond” in “Classics Remix – The Hong Kong Viewpoint” at Hong Kong Museum of Art, November 2019 - October 2020.
Fiona Wong Lai Chin
Fiona is a prominent and well-respected ceramic artist in Hong Kong. She was the Artist of the Year for Visual Art Category in 2017. In the same year, she received the commendation award presented by the Secretary of Home Affairs for her contributions to the promotion of arts and culture.Fiona’s works have been widely exhibited locally and internationally, and have been collected and treasured by numerous museums and private sectors. She was invited to take part in the Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale in Japan in 2015, breathing a new and artistic life into a dilapidated house in the field. She has also been invited to artist-in-residence programmes across the globe such as Australia, Germany, Japan and the United States. Her recent research interest focuses on ceramic functional objects and local heritage.