Hong Kong

10 - 12 January 2014 / Road Trip

Friday, 10/01/14
16:00: arrival from Berlin
20:00: dinner at Mido Café (traditional Hong Kong cha chaan teng café)
21:30: Yaumatei area walk around Temple Street night market, fortune tellers row; meeting and introduction at So Boring Cafe by Chi (Tak Cheong Lane) and Vangi Fong & Lee Chun Fung (Wooferten); conversation, hang out and visit of their space

Saturday, 11/01/14
9:00: meeting at Yaumatei metro entrance
10:00: meet M+ curator Tobias Berger, introduction and talk on M+ museum vision and plans
13:00: lunch at Lin Hung Tea House, traditional dim sum place in Central
afternoon: visit exhibition “ART AND AGITATION IN THE 1960s—JAPAN, SOUTH KOREA, AND TAIWAN” at Para Site
optional program:
visit AAA (Asia Art Archive)
visit Building M+: The Museum and Architecture Collection exhibition
Fotanian Open Studios
tram/walk to Victoria Peak
20:00: dinner at ChungKing Mansions, TsimShaTsui, Kowloon

Sunday, 12/01/14
9:00: departure from breakfast place
10:00: arrive at Sheung Shui, all day walk with soundpocket with Yukmui Law, SoLAM, Wing-ka, Wong Chun Hoi (Seadog), Tsang Sin Yu (Fish), Yeung Yang (executive director, soundpocket)
__Location A: Leader Wing-ka
10:00 – 13:00: walk to Landmark North, travel to Hung Leng, walk aside the Ng Tong River
13:00: arrive in Fanling, Luen Wo Hui
__Location B, Leader Tsang Sin Yu (Fish)
14:15: dim sum, meet with AhKok (musician, Hidden Agenda live house founder) and discuss Kwun Tong area gentrification and development
16:00: Tai Yip Street
17:30: Kwun Tong Ferry Pier (Urbanism & Architecture Biennale)
18:15: Take Ferry to North Point
__Location C, Wong Chun Hoi (Seadog)
18:40: mapping North Point exercise
21:00: dinner at Tung Po, Java Road Cooked Food Centre, 2/F, 99 Java Road, North Point, Hong Kong

Excursion organised by: Christina Werner, Eric Ellingsen, Elaine W. Ho, Fotini Lazaridou-Hatzigoga