Exhibition Showreel:

  • As Far As Near: Self-Exploration through Art Workshop Series
    KAF partnered with Sovereign Art Foundation to organise Self-Exploration through Art workshop series, an outreach programme sponsored by privately owned property group Grosvenor.Led by the participating artists of As Far As Near, this workshop series encouraged youngsters to explore themselves by creating art with different senses, including sight, touch, and sound.
  • Cheng Ran: Diary of a Madman
    Curated by Massimiliano Gioni and Helga Christoffersen from the New Museum, New York, Cheng Ran: Diary of a Madman is the culmination of artist Cheng Ran’s three-month residency at the New Museum. The artist produced fifteen new films on journey, adventure and loneliness during his stay in New York City. This residency programme is part of the partnership between the New Museum and the K11 Art Foundation.
  • X+Y: Duo Solo Exhibition of Phoebe Hui and Tung Wing Hong
    The K11 Art Foundation (KAF) presented X+Y: Duo Solo Exhibition of Phoebe Hui and Tung Wing Hong from 30 September to 30 October 2016. Curated by Jeff Leung Chin Fung, X+Y is the third exhibition in KAF's As Far As Near series. It welcomed visitors with two artworks which Hong Kong cross-media artists Phoebe Hui and Tung Wing Hong - in their exploration of how technology influences our perception of the world - created respectively.
  • CoBo Social interview with artists and curator of “X+Y”
    CoBo Social presents an exclusive video featuring the artists Tung Wing Hong and Phoebe Hui, and the curator Jeff Leung of the exhibition “X+Y”.
  • Everything’s Alright by Dirty Paper
    Curated by Vivian Poon, the exhibition showcases six groups of artworks by Dirty Paper. Through the re-interpretation of everyday life’s experience, the exhibition creates a far but near reality that guides the audiences to rethink and better understand the state of their own lives.
  • CoBo Social interview with Hong Kong artist collective Dirty Paper
    CoBo Social presents an exclusive video featuring Hong Kong artist collective Dirty Paper. The artists Keung and Lap share their artistic concept behind the exhibition Everything’s Alright.
  • CoBo Social interview with Hong Kong artist AMA
    CoBo Social presents an exclusive video featuring Hong Kong artist AMA, juxtaposing her artwork and creative process with her own vocal music.
  • The Inferno
    K11 Art Foundation (KAF) presents The Inferno, a solo exhibition by local artist AMA. The Inferno is an allegory of AMA’s spiritual journey through the darkness. Through paintings, poetry and music, AMA confronted past traumas, tribulations and her excruciating battle with alcoholism. The Inferno kickstarted the As Far As Near project that newly launched by KAF, the evolution from the old and new self resonated the bigger theme.
  • Zhang Ding: Enter the Dragon 2
    The K11 Art Foundation and Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) co-presented the second iteration of Zhang Ding’s ongoing project entitled Zhang Ding: Enter the Dragon 2 curated by Matt Williams (Curator, ICA). There were five public performances held on five consecutive Saturdays from 28 May to 25 June 2016. This video featured the 5th night: Shapednoise + Li jianhong + VAVABOND.
  • Zhang Ding: Enter the Dragon 2
    The K11 Art Foundation and Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) co-presented the second iteration of Zhang Ding’s ongoing project entitled Zhang Ding: Enter the Dragon 2 curated by Matt Williams (Curator, ICA). There were five public performances held on five consecutive Saturadays from 28 May to 25 June 2016. This video featured the Duo Closing Event: Bo Ningen x Li Zenghui | Daniel O'Sullivan x RETROS.
  • Flattened Metal
    Flattened Metal, the first solo institutional exhibition of emerging Chinese artist Guan Xiao in the UK. The second collaboration between the K11 Art Foundation and the Institute of Contemporary Arts, this exhibition includes a new installation comprising five large printed screens in front of sculptures made up of various materials, speakers that emit new audio works and a recent video triptych, Action by the artist.
  • Highlight: HACK SPACE
    The K11 Art Foundation and the Serpentine Galleries presented HACK SPACE in Hong Kong between 21 March and 24 April 2016. The exhibition is an exploration of the hacking culture with the works of New Zealand artist Simon Denny and 11 artists from Greater China including aaajiao, Cao Fei, Cui Jie, Guo Xi, Hu Qingtai, Firenze Lai, Li Liao, Liang Shuo, Tao Hui, Xu Qu and Zhai Liang.
  • Artist Interview: In Course Of The Miraculous
    The K11 Art Foundation presented the Asia premiere of In Course of the Miraculous, an epic 9-hour-film directed by Chinese contemporary artist Cheng Ran. Based on three real life stories that end mysteriously, the film was shot across continents in the East China Sea, Tibet, Switzerland and Amsterdam, with a large-scale set created in an indoor shooting stage in Beijing to recreate the dramatic scenes at sea.
  • WE: A Community of Chinese Contemporary Artists
    The K11 Art Foundation presented WE: A Community of Chinese Contemporary Artists at the chi K11 art museum (Shanghai). Featuring over 50 artworks spanning across a wide range of medium such as painting, sculpture, installation, performance art and theatre performance, the exhibition aims to express the diverse individualistic thoughts and spirits of the many Chinese artists working today.
  • Event Horizon Hong Kong
    British artist Antony Gormley's Event Horizon is the most extensive public art installation ever seen in Hong Kong. 31 sculptures were installed at both street level and building tops across a kilometre wide zone of Central and Western district. Presented by British Council Hong Kong with support from lead partner the K11 Art Foundation, Hong Kong is the first Asian city to stage the installation.
  • Media—Dalí
    Co-curated and co-produced by the K11 Art Foundation and the Gala-Salvador Dalí Foundation, surrealist exhibition Media—Dalí was held from 5 November 2015 to 15 February 2016. 240 original works and media works, which explore Dalí’s relationship with the media throughout his life and in his work, were carefully selected from over 4,000 artworks and archives in Figueres, Spain.
  • The Future of Museum and Gallery Design
    The Future of Museum and Gallery Design was a three-day academic conference held from 13 to 15 November 2015 at the Graduate House, The University of Hong Kong, jointly organised by the University of Leicester, the K11 Art Foundation and UK Trade & Investment. This video captured some interesting highlights by over 65 speakers from 16 different countries.
  • Zhang Ding: Enter the Dragon
    K11 Art Foundation and Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) jointly presented emerging Chinese artist Zhang Ding’s solo exhibition and performances at ICA in October 2015. Named after the celebrated Bruce Lee film, it staged a series of extraordinary performances and free-spirited collaborations over the two-week period, with music programmed by Zhang in association with NTS Radio and DJ set from Bell Towers, Pandora’s Jukebox and Trevor Jackson.
  • Behind the Scene: In Course of the Miraculous: An improvisational experiment of art and sound
    An improvisational experiment of art and sound on 31 May 2015 by Wang Wen who wrote the soundtrack for the 9-hour epic film In Course of the Miraculous directed by Cheng Ran. This live experiment was set in a 400 square meter simulated seascape created for the film. Courtesy of Adrian Cheng, the K11 Art Foundation, Erlenmeyer Foundation and Galerie Urs Meile, Beijing-Lucerne. Filmed and edited by Geek Shoot Jack.
  • Tianzhuo Chen
    Watch Chen's ambition to transport his profound philosophy to the audience through bright colours, disturbing scenes and emotional approaches, to explore the relationship between reality and spirituality. Co-produced by K11 Art Foundation and Palais de Tokyo (Paris), this exhibition is Tianzhuo Chen’s solo debut outside China, indeed a great achievement for the young artist.
  • Inside China – L’Intérieur du Geant Hong Kong Station
    Dedicated to the discovery and presentation of emerging art scenes in China and France, a long-term collaboration between K11 Art Foundation and Palais de Tokyo was inaugurated with the exhibition Inside China – L’Intérieur du Geant. This exhibition was first exhibited at Palais de Tokyo in October 2014 and rotated to Hong Kong in 2015 and then Shanghai.
  • Cinematheque
    As the first project of the chi K11 art museum launched in 2015, the K11 Art Foundation has collaborated with Leo Xu Projects in the joint presentation of two individual exhibitions, In the Waves by Chen Wei and Music is On, Band is Gone by Cheng Ran. This dual exhibition, entitled Cinematheque, also heralded the opening of K11 Art Mall’s Spring 2015 Art Festival.
  • Inside China – L’Intérieur du Geant
    Dedicated to the discovery and presentation of emerging art scenes in China and France, a long-term collaboration between K11 Art Foundation and Palais de Tokyo was inaugurated with the exhibition Inside China – L’Intérieur du Geant held at Palais de Tokyo in October 2014.
  • TWENTY
    The concept behind the TWENTY originates from a curious investigation into the notion of love formed when one is 20 years old. Adrian Cheng, David Chau and MadeIn Company presented the first solo exhibition of Xu Zhen in Hong Kong. Organised by William Zhao, the exhibition of new media and paintings presents a cornucopia of visual delights, a spectacular exposition of colliding colours that seek to enthrall viewers in an irresistible feast of stimulation.
  • The Tell-Tale Heart
    Inspired by the distinctive narrative of Edgar Allan Poe’s short story The Tell-Tale Heart, the eponymous exhibition, co-hosted by K11 Art Foundation, Pilar Corrias Gallery and Leo Xu Projects, features recent and commissioned new works from a lineup of internationally acclaimed artists.
  • Art Nova 100 Hong Kong Station
    Chinese Contemporary Art Promotion Centre (CCAP) proudly presents with K11 Art Foundation and Art Nova 100 Committee.
  • Stage of Mind
    Since 2007 artist JeeYoung Lee has been shooting the invisible, capturing intangible excerpts of her emotions, her memories and her dreams in whimsical, theatrical manifestations.

KAF Klassroom:

  • Artist Talk: HACK SPACE
    An Artist Talk was held at the exhibition opening of HACK SPACE. Participating artists Simon Denny, Cui Jie, Li Liao, Zhai Liang and aaajiao joined co-curators Amira Gad and Hans Ulrich Obrist to discuss the culture of hacking and how their works collectively create a dialogue in this context.
  • Making Space – A Talk by Antony Gormley
    British artist Antony Gormley discussed his practice at the talk Making Space on 16 November 2016 to celebrate the launch of Event Horizon, the most extensive public art installation ever seen in Hong Kong, presented by British Council Hong Kong with support from lead partner the K11 Art Foundation. Antony Gormley explained how to engage with Hong Kongers on their views about art in the city.
  • Keynote Presentation: The Future of Museum and Gallery Design
    The Future of Museum and Gallery Design was a three-day academic conference held from 13 to 15 November 2015 at the Graduate House, The University of Hong Kong, jointly organised by the University of Leicester, the K11 Art Foundation and UK Trade & Investment. The conference discussed the feasibilities and explored the possibilities on the future of museum-building.
  • Keynote Presentation: Design in Museum Practice: A Case Study of Long Museum
    Full version of Keynote Presentation Design in Museum Practice: A Case Study of Long Museum by Ms Wang Wei, Co-Founder and Director of Long Museum, Shanghai, chaired by Prof. Oscar Ho, The Chinese University of Hong Kong.
  • Art Talk: Inside China - L’Interieur du Geant
    An Art Talk on Inside China - L’Interieur du Geant in Hong Kong featuring Adrian Cheng, Wang Chunchen, Jo-ey Tang, Aude Pariset, Edwin Lo and Yu Ji, chaired by Alex Errera.
  • Art Talk: Panel Discussion: Cross Over Collaboration – Art & Tech (Highlights)
    Technology and art were originally individual mediums, but now they are inseparable.
  • Art Talk: Panel Discussion: Cross Over Collaboration – Art & Tech (Full)
    Technology and art were originally individual mediums, but now they are inseparable.
  • Art Talk: Panel Discussion: Cross Over Collaboration – Art & Tech (Highlights)
    Technology and art were originally individual mediums, but now they are inseparable.
  • Art Talk: Panel Discussion: Cross Over Collaboration – Art & Tech (Full)
    Technology and art were originally individual mediums, but now they are inseparable.
  • KAF Art Talk
    An introduction to curator’s work, investigating into the differences between curating in public and non-public space and how to engage audience of diverse background.