Open Birdcages: Unveiling the Artistry and Stories Behind Traditional Craft

Tue Mar 05 2024 at 07:00 pm to 08:00 pm UTC+08:00

Fringe Gallery (Anita Chan Lai-Ling Gallery) | Hong Kong

Hong Kong International Literary Festival
Publisher/HostHong Kong International Literary Festival
Open Birdcages: Unveiling the Artistry and Stories Behind Traditional Craft
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Unique opportunity to delve into the fascinating world of the craftsmanship of traditional birdcages.
About this Event

Description :

Dylan Kwok takes the stage to give a captivating talk about his latest project, Open Birdcages. This event promises to be a unique opportunity to delve into the fascinating world of the craftsmanship of traditional birdcages. Dylan will share his insights, experiences and also stories behind the making-of traditional birdcages. Prepare to be enthralled as he showcases various birdcages and tools, allowing attendees to witness the artistry and craftsmanship firsthand. It is an event that combines knowledge, storytelling, and a tangible connection to the subject matter. The event is facilitated by Lindsay Varty, acclaimed author of Sunset Survivors.


Biography :

Dylan is an artist, culturalist and storyteller. He was born in Hong Kong, lived in Canada, and studied and worked in Finland. Since settling back in Hong Kong in 2011, he has managed various community projects and exhibitions for the Chinese University of Hong Kong, the Hong Kong Polytechnic University and the Hong Kong Design Centre. He has also taught at the Aalto University, the University of Saint Joseph, and the Macao Polytechnic Institute. Dylan was granted a best master’s thesis award in art by the University of Art and Design Helsinki, and was awarded the Hong Kong Young Design Talent in 2009.


*Please note that photos and videos of participants may be taken during the activities,which may be used by the organiser and the major sponsor for educational and promotional purposes in any way deemed appropriate, including disseminationthrough printed and online channels. Participation in the programme will constitute the participants’ consent to the above arrangement.

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ABOUT HKILF

The Hong Kong International Literary Festival (HKILF) inspires the joy of reading by bringing the world’s writers and stories to Hong Kong’s diverse communities. A dynamic year-round programme and an annual festival offer dialogue, entertainment and perspective, while the Young Readers Festival (YRF) motivates students to engage with all aspects of the written word, improving communication skills, while nurturing the art of writing and storytelling.

The annual festival features established and emerging writers from around the world, alongside local literary talents, in a programme that includes panel discussions, book talks, readings, workshops, walks, school programmes, performances, and more.

To find more, please visit our official website: https://www.festival.org.hk/


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Event Venue & Nearby Stays

Fringe Gallery (Anita Chan Lai-Ling Gallery), 2 Lower Albert Road, Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Tickets

HKD 128.00

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