Benjamin Appl, ‘the current front runner in the new generation of Lieder singers’ (Gramophone) will be making his Hong Kong debut alongside celebrated pianist James Baillieu with a programme that explores the young baritone’s relationship with his two homelands, Germany and England. The British Council is delighted to be a collaborator of this concert.
Mindpark is a popular creativity integrated platform in China, curated by Topys. The annual event invites top creators around the world to Shenzhen under the theme of Future City, and includes three sectors: talks, masterclasses and the park (exhibitions, pop-up stores and workshops). James Binning from Assemble, Sir Nicholas Kenyon from Barbican Centre, and Mike McGee from Framestore will share their inspirations. The Universal Everything studio will present in the exhibition.
Yuz Museum Shanghai presents “Everything & Nothing,” Random International’s first solo exhibition in Asia. The exhibition encompasses new works alongside established pieces of pivotal significance within the artists’ practice. The exhibited works consider ideas of simulation, decision-making, and automation in an immediate and sensory way.
John Moores Painting Prize, Fine Arts Academy of Shanghai University
The John Moores Painting Prize is held every two years to recognize the best contemporary paintings. It was established in 1957, and is named after its founder Mr John Moores. In China, Fine Arts Academy of Shanghai University is the partner of John Moores Painting Prize (China). The China division is committed to adhering to the operational philosophy and mechanism of the John Moores Painting Prize in Britain. The John Moores Painting Prize in China has been successfully held for four years, from 2010 to 2016.