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The Art of CUHK 2021 (Phase II): ‘Átopos’ – Master of Arts in Fine Arts Year One Exhibition

Event Date
From 12 Jul 2021 to 30 Jul 2021

17 Year One students of the Master of Arts in Fine Arts programme, including Lee Kwun Leung Vincent, Jean Tsoi, Wong Chun Yan Esther, Tezuka Ng, Man Chin Hui, Kam Cheuk Lam Lum, Irene Law, Anne Chow, Helen Wai Chi PANG, Lau Siu San, Peggy Chan Sze Wan, Janice Wong Yuen Yee, Limin Xu, Alice Ieong, Jeff Cheng Tsz Fung, Iris Wong and Frank Freeman will also exhibit their learning outcomes in the first-year study of the programme.

The exhibition, titled ‘Átopos’, represents the remarkable individuality and temperament of these 17 students and their experiences. The uniqueness of each student will indeed give remarkable impacts on each of them and inspirations for their long-term art pursuits. Átopos - Socrates’ enemy of debates described him in this way: strange, absurd, and difficult to be categorized. Roland Barthes adopted this term in one of his great works, Fragments d’un discours amoureux, to describe a relationship of a couple, in which your companion is always unique.

Probably the encounter of these 17 students is also like Átopos, which is hardly categorized nor comparable. During the process of their artistic explorations, they bear a kind of competitive but precautious mindset, whereas they undergo a complementary kind of mutual nourishment. Their relation is rational, as well as an indescribable spiritual feeling.

 

The Art of CUHK 2021: The Second Phase will continue to bring sparks of art. We cordially anticipate your honourable presence at CUHK.

The Art of CUHK 2021: Second Phase

Exhibition Period: 12 July to 30 July, 2021

 

‘eight∞n’ – Master of Arts in Fine Arts Graduation Show

Venue: Gallery I, Art Museum, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Opening Hour:

Mondays to Saturdays            10am to 5pm (Closed on Thursdays)

Sundays and Public Holidays         1pm to 5pm

Opening Ceremony:

11 July, 2021, 3pm, at Gallery I, Art Museum, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
*Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the opening ceremonies will be by invitation only. We apologize for the inconvenience caused.

(The ceremony will be broadcasted online simultaneously on “The Art of CUHK” Facebook page and YouTube channel)

 

 

Master of Arts in Fine Arts Year One Exhibition

Venue: Hui Gallery, New Asia College, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Opening Hour:

Mondays to Fridays                10am to 5pm (Closed on Thursdays)

Saturdays                                10am to 6pm

Sundays                          1pm to 6pm

 

 

Exhibition Inquiries

Phone:    852 3943 7615 (Department of Fine Arts)

852 5194 2739 (Giraffe Leung, MAFA Graduation Class representative)

852 9640 5312 (Peggy Chan, MAFA Year One Student representative)

Email:    cuhkmafa2021@gmail.com (MAFA Graduation Class)

Atopos.cuhk@gmail.com (MAFA Year One Class)

Website:        http://www.artofcuhk.hk

Facebook:      https://www.facebook.com/theartofcuhk

Instagram:    https://www.instagram.com/cumafa_2021