All posts tagged: M+ Pavilion

Ambiguously Yours: Gender in Hong Kong Popular Culture

From March 17 to May 21 M+, Hong Kong’s museum of visual culture in the West Kowloon Cultural District, presents Ambiguously Yours: Gender in Hong Kong Popular Cultureat the M+ Pavilion, a permanent space on the West Kowloon site that will host the museum’s exhibitions until the M+ building opens in late 2019. Including more than 90 works, Ambiguously Yours offers a fresh perspective on Hong Kong popular culture from the 80s and 90s by examining it as a platform for avant-garde experimentation in the representation of gender identities. Focusing on androgyny, camp and gender ambiguity, this multi-layered exhibition presents the work of pioneers in costume design, music, film and print media, proposing a dynamic interplay between popular culture and the fields of art, design and the moving image through the M+ collection. A series of programmes includes talks, guided tours, pop-up performances and a teachers’ event. Some of them have limited capacity and require advance enrolment online, with places available on a first-come, first-served basis. Date: 17/3–21/5/2017 Opening Hours:  11am–6pm, Wednesday to Sunday and public holidays M+ Pavilion, …

“Shifting Objectives : Design from the M+ Collection” – exhibition & members-only preview

November 23, 2016 At the end of this month, M+’s debut design exhibition Shifting Objectives: Design from the M+ Collection opens at the M+ Pavilion. Featuring more than 120 key objects and works dating from the 1930s until now – including mid-twentieth century Japanese furniture, familiar products from Hong Kong’s manufacturing heyday, drones, ‘copied’ goods, and digitally-enabled and open-source practices – this groundbreaking show illustrates how design philosophy and practice has changed from the post-Second World War period until now. The exhibition explores the concepts and frameworks that have shaped and broadened our understanding of design and gives a glimpse of the growing M+ design collection, the first of its kind in Asia and a core pillar of the M+ collection. For more information please visit www.westkowloon.hk/en/shiftingobjectives Date: 30 November 2016 to 5 February, 2017* Time: 11am–6pm, Wednesday to Sunday and public holidays Venue: M+ Pavilion, West Kowloon Cultural District * Please note that on 25 December, 2016, 1 January, 28 January and 29 January, 2017, the exhibition will be closed. On 28 November, M+ will hold …

Tsang Kin-Wah: Nothing at M+ Pavilion

October 6, 2016 The M+ Pavilion, the first venue to be completed in the West Kowloon Cultural District, opened to the public with its inaugural exhibition Tsang Kin-Wah: Nothingearlier last month. The solo show by renowned local artist Tsang Kin-Wah is a continuation and expansion of the artist’s widely acclaimed 2015 presentation The Infinite Nothing at the 56th Venice Biennale. Nothing draws on philosophy, literature, religion, and popular culture references and presents a site-specific, immersive installation of text, sound, and video projections. Make the most of your visit to the exhibition with a series of free programmes, including ‘Misguided’ Tours led by curators that have worked with Tsang at significant points in his career, and gallery tours led by M+ curators. Watch the exhibition trailer here for a sneak peek. Date: 9/9–6/11/2016 Opening Hours: 11am–6pm, Wednesday to Sunday and public holidays M+ Pavilion, West Kowloon Cultural District For further information, please visit http://www.westkowloon.hk/nothing ‘Misguided’ Tours In these tours, curators who have worked with Tsang Kin-Wah share anecdotes and insights about the artist and his practice, offering a rare opportunity to hear alternative readings …