Opening & Artist-led Tour / Friday 7th August 2020 - 6:30pm HK /
Held online over Facebook live @oneaspace
The exhibition launches with an artist-led tour of the gallery, and an introduction to the project from the curators of Museum of Half Truths, the exhibiting artists Andrew Luk, Ip Wai Lung, Stacey Chan, Moses Tan and Ip Wai Lung and 1aSpace. The show launches in a digital format and still aiming for it the audience to be able to investigate the space and engage with the works at show. For more information about the exhibiting artists, visit our website and 1a Space.
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Making a Museum / Saturday 8th August 2020, 9am-12pm (UK Time), 4-7pm (HK Time)
Making a Museum is a series of creative exercises, artist talks and provocations looking at building better museums and engaging with archives. We will start with an introduction from the curators, Polly Palmerini and Rachael Burns, to talk about the origins of the project. The artists and provacations will be led by Audrey Albert, ZINE COOP, Wan Chee Michelle Chan and Shireen Marican. More information here!
Held online on Instagram Live : @1a_space and @museumofhalftruths
Screening / Saturday 8th August 2020, 12-1pm (UK Time), 7-8pm (HK Time
This screening will present three of the video works featured in the exhibition; I am invincible...on the screen/ False motion tracking, Lau Wai; Karma Cycle, Ip Wai Lung; and Slow Steps, Moses Tan. The works will be introduced by each artist, and the curators will talk through the selection. We will also present the work of some young UK based artists, Emma Crabtree, Hannah Lim, Charles Turner, Victoria Dahl and Freya Pigott. Their works span multiple artforms and mediums, all engaging with the project themes of fact, fiction, memory and myth.
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Artist Panel Discussion /Friday 14th August 2020, 12-1pm (UK Time), 7-8pm (HK Time)
The curators and artists Andrew Luk, Ip Wai Lung, Lau Wai, Moses Tan and Stacey Chan, will be in discussion about their practices and the Museum of Half Truths project. The discussion will use the work of the artists as a catalyst to question representation, the documentation of cultural memory and the guardians and gatekeepers of our histories.
Care /ing /ful /less - Reading Group / Moderated by Yang Yeung
Sunday 16th August 2020, 11am-1pm (UK Time), 6-8pm (HK Time)
This will be a group discussion of a range of texts on the theme of ‘care’, selected by moderator Yang Yeung. The writings touch on perspectives from care-givers and receivers of care; curators and archivists investigating caring within an institution; love, loneliness, homelessness and the ethics of listening. As a group we will use these works as a starting point to consider the role of care in the cultural sector and the wider world. All are welcome to listen along and contribute their thoughts and questions. Find more out here!