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2017

Good Design Award

Award-winning item
STRATAGEMS IN ARCHITECTURE HONG KONG IN VENICE [STRATAGEMS IN ARCHITECTURE HONG KONG IN VENICE-"the 15th Venice Biennale International Architecture Exhibition" HK Exhibition & HK Response Exhibition]
Business Owner
SIU Kwok Kin Stanley
Category
Regional/Community development and social contribution activities
Company
SIU Kwok Kin Stanley (Hong Kong)
Award Number
17G161375
Outline of Good Design Award winners
Outline of Good Design Award winners 2017

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Outline

Hong Kong is a city known for its versatility and resilience; yet what is often seen in daily life is rigidity and lack of alternatives. Mr Stanley SIU, Chief Curator of the Hong Kong Exhibition leading 17 young architects and artists from Hong Kong showcase in the exhibition the paradigm shift, and their personal and social battles that they are fighting. A series of activities as symposium, exhibition and workshops are organised in Venice and Hong Kong to conduct a regional exchange to show the reality in Hong Kong and in exchange for the international ideas.

Producer

daydreamers design

Director

SIU Kwok Kin Stanley

Designer

SIU Kwok Kin Stanley

More information

http://2016.venicebiennale.hk/

launched
2016/5/28

Evaluation

Exhibitions these days commonly have collaborations of a group of individuals, very often resulting in an undesirable "collage" with little connections and dialogues amongst themEven of the individual contributions are noteworthy, there is still missed opportunity of creating a more meaningful while out of the individual projects, not to mention there are frequently a disconnections owing to the lack of a strong and coherent approach by the curatorThe entry, Stratagems in Architecture Hong Kong in Venice, very carefully adopts a very provacative and relevant theme borrowing the classic Chinese literature of Thirty-Six Stratagems as a framework for the invited individual designers, all working on the subject of forming remedial strategies to address various issues in the city of Hong Kong, with the end result both entertaining and highly relevant to the response and intent from the Biennale

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