Bruce Nauman Guided Tour: Who's Next?

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Bruce Nauman Guided Tour: Who's Next?

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Date & Time

25 May - 18 Aug, 2024 Cantonese or Putonghua Session: 2pm-3pm
English Session: 4pm-5pm

Location

JC Contemporary

Price

Free participation with exhibition ticket on the day of the event

General

Join our art professionals and educators for a unique guided tour of the upcoming exhibition at Bruce Nauman Guided Tour: Who's Next? in Tai Kwun Contemporary. Discover how Bruce Nauman explores various media through our tour guide's eyes as the tour covers Nauman's works made over a span of six decades. Whether you're an art enthusiast or a first-time visitor, this tour offers thoughtfully guided perspectives on the artist’s creative process, techniques, and sources of inspiration.

This series of tours is presented by Tai Kwun Contemporary in collaboration with the writer and art critic Chan Sai-lok, researcher and independent curator Chin-Yin Chong, artist and educator Joey Chung, writer Coco Shen, mime artist and clown artist Michael Wong, artist and educator Morgan Wong, and musician and curator Karen Yu.

Cantonese or Putonghua Sessions: 2pm - 3 pm
English Sessions: 4pm - 5 pm
Please join the guided tour with Bruce Nauman tickets valid for the day. Spots are available on a first-come, first-served basis.


Tour Guides

CHAI SAI-LOK
CHIN-YIN CHONG
JOEY CHUNG
COCO SHEN
MICHAEL WONG
MORGAN WONG
KAREN YU

Artist, art critic, and writer based in Hong Kong, Chan holds a BA and MFA in Fine Art and an MA in Gender Studies, all from the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He has always taken text and literature as points of departure in his artistic endeavour, through which he contemplates the intimate relationship between painting and literariness.

His recent solo exhibitions include The Pictures and Those Thousand Words (2024), Everyday Practice (Hong Kong 2019 and New York 2020), and Land of Longing and Exile (2019). His exhibition catalogues include The Countenance of Text and Everyday Practice . Chan is now a part-time lecturer in universities, and is also a 1a space curatorial board member and guest host of a radio art programme.

Tour dates: 23/6 (CN), 30/6 (CN), 28/7 (CN), 11/8 (CN)

Chin-Yin Chong is a curator, art administrator, and co-founder of a curatorial platform Arts Collective. She has previously worked at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Taipei, Hong Kong Arts Centre, and other galleries, and has been involved in various art projects in the Asian region. Working collectively and independently, her recent research explores cultural influence, artistic practice, transdisciplinary exchange and collaboration.

She is a curator-in-residence during Delfina Foundation's summer 2022 season.

Tour dates: 27/7 (PTH & EN), 28/7 (EN), 10/8 (PTH & EN), 11/8, (EN), 18/8 (CN & EN)

She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the School of Creative Media at City University of Hong Kong, as well as a Master's degree in Art Administration from the Academy for Visual Arts at Hong Kong Baptist University. She served as Arts Promotion Officer at the Hong Kong Arts Development Council and as a Learning and Participation Coordinator at Asia Art Archive. Joey also participated in various art projects, including Secret Garden (2018), To the Moon (2018), Microwave International New Media Art Festival 2018, and HKartsFestival@TaiKwun 2022, among others. She is currently Programme Director of the Rooftop Institute and a member of the art collective HASS Lab. In these capacities that allow her to further explore the diverse possibilities of art in everyday life, she has coordinated artist-led learning programmes such as Hok Hok Zaap (2019-2020), Event Scores by Artist-Parents (2021 onwards), Boredom is A Door to the Heart (2023-2024), and Boredism? (2024).

Tour dates: 25/5 (CN & EN), 9/6 (CN & EN), 23/6 (EN)

Coco Shen is a Taiwanese-Canadian writer residing in Hong Kong. With her background in Art History and Visual Culture, her work deals with expectation fallacy and atomised life in diaspora in a tongue in cheek attitude. Her story “GENEROSO” was a part of “INCARNATION”, a multi-media exhibition from Hong Kong International Photo Festival 2021. You can find her latest work in SEVEN, a short story collection from seven female writers, with their new sharp take of seven deadly sins.

Tour dates: 20/7 (PTH & EN), 21/7 (PTH & EN), 3/8 (PTH & EN), 17/8 (PTH & EN)

Michael Wong is trained in theatre, mime, clown arts, and physical performance with over ten years’ experience in performance and education. He is also an instructor in adventure training as well as mountaineering. In 2018, he received the Gold Award in the International Festival of Monodrama and Mime, becoming the first mime artist in Hong Kong to win an international award. In 2023, he served as the movement director for the theatre production A Funeral for My Friend Who Is Still Alive, which received the Scotsman Fringe First Award at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tour dates: 26/5 (CN & EN), 2/6 (CN & EN), 16/6 (CN & EN), 30/6 (EN), 14/7 (CN & EN)

Morgan Wong is an artist and educator. He currently teaches at the Department of Creative Arts, Hong Kong Metropolitan University. He holds a Master of Fine Arts degree from the Slade School of Fine Art, University College London. His research and practice focus on temporality through performance and visual arts. Wong's selected solo exhibitions include: “Time Isn’t Our Border” (Goethe Institute Hong Kong), “Our Feet Are Always Younger than Our Heads” (Hong Kong Visual Arts Centre), “The Dashes; the Laughter; the Reservoirs” (Asia Art Center, Taipei), and “Filing Down a Steel Bar until a Needle Is Made” (Tintype Gallery, London). Wong’s work has also been shown at Media Museum ZKM, Karlsruhe; Tate Modern, London; Seoul Museum of Art; ArtScience Museum, Singapore; and the Kuandu Museum of Fine Arts, Taipei. He was awarded the Asian Cultural Council New York Fellowship in 2019 and the Award for Young Artist (Media Arts) at the 15th Hong Kong Arts Development Awards in 2021. His works are included in the collections of M+ and MILL6 CHAT.

Tour dates: 22/6 (CN & EN), 29/6 (CN & EN), 6/7 (CN & EN), 13/7 (CN & EN)

A sound artist and curator based in Hong Kong, Karen Yu’s interests revolve around improvisation with sound objects and bodily movement, and how artistic practices and personal contributions can weave people together in a space through collaborations. With a background in contemporary percussion performance, Yu is currently the Artistic Director of Contemporary Musiking Hong Kong, a Co-Founder of the chamber percussion group, The Up:Strike Project, and an Associate Musician of Hong Kong New Music Ensemble. She has curated the latest edition of the annual sound festival, Sound Forms 2023: speaker, you, and the two previous editions, co-presented by Contemporary Musiking Hong Kong and Tai Kwun Contemporary.

She was an artist-in-residence at the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity and Seoul Dance Center, and commissioned recently by the Hong Kong Arts Centre & Castlefield Gallery, Axel Vervoordt Gallery Hong Kong, Hong Kong New Music Ensemble, and Hong Kong West Kowloon Cultural District Freespace. Karen Yu obtained a Bachelor and a Master of Music from McGill University and she is a part-time lecturer at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts School of Theatre & Entertainment Arts.

Tour dates: 1/6 (CN & EN), 8/6 (CN & EN), 7/7 (CN & EN), 4/8 (CN & EN)


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