Hong Kong 2015 – From under the Umbrella: Art, Creativity and HK’s Evolving Identity

Another “ART TALKS” at Art Central , unintentionally continuing on thematically from the previous blog post regarding Kacey Wong’s solo exhibition ‘Art of Protest’. Titled ‘Under … More

PHOTOGRAPHY: ‘Hong Kong Umbrella Revolution’ by Stuart Whipps & Andrew Lacon

At the end of last year, I began a series of blog posts focussing on the then on-going Hong Kong protests, … More

PHOTOGRAPHY: ‘Hong Kong Umbrella Revolution’ by Anthony Reed

One of the first people I met during my Shanghai, China, days was a photographer called Phillip Reed, who had … More

Hong Kong 2015: ‘Imagine there’s no country. Above us only our cities’ at Para Site

Post jetlag beating swim, refreshed and clicking right back into Hong Kong time, I began my six-day island adventure (though … More

‘Secrets of China’ on BBC Three/Part One – Fit in or Fail?

At the moment, it seems like China, or Asia, is a hot topic (hate that phrase) on TV in the … More

Lisbon 2015 – Symposium: “Chineseness” in Contemporary Art Discourse and Practice (Day 1+2)

The third, and final part, to my March 2015 international travels took me to Lisbon, Portugal…a city and country I have … More

Conference: Presenting at ‘Visualising Chinese Borders’

An MEd and PhD academic interlude (I’m writing far too many words at the moment) to present at the concluding … More

Research Networking Lab 4 – Culture, Capital and Communication: Visualising Chinese Borders (CCC-VCB)

Time for the fourth research networking lab for the AHRC funded project ‘Culture, Capital and Communication: Visualising Chinese Borders’ (CCC-VCB), this time … More