After a busy Art Week, the month of June is here, offering a plethora of performances and interactive events.
From the multilingual Hong Kong-styled cabaret Lauzone, to Make Music Hong Kong! and Je t’aime… moi non plus – Tribute to Serge Gainsbourg, celebrating French and European singers and music bands, as well as Wild – The Musical by the City Chamber Orchestra of Hong Kong, music lovers won’t be left out.
Digital art lovers and neophytes will enjoy ARTAVERSE, one of Asia’s largest NFT and local art outdoor exhibitions, as well as Lehmann Maupin’s latest project with Tom Friedman, Looking Up.
HKMoA presents an interactive exhibition for children and adults alike, Portrait Play, while HKDI’s flagship exhibition features Zaha Hadid Architects’ innovations.
SELECTION OF EVENTS
The multilingual Hong Kong-styled cabaret is back. You’ll be overjoyed by this touching yet light-hearted cabaret that examines the many dialects of Chinese, leaving no audience member in the dark, with surtitles embedded into the show. 2 – 5 June – JC Cube, Tai Kwun
WILD – THE MUSICAL
CCOHK’s exciting new musical follows the adventures of two animal poachers who discover a wild orchestra in the depths of the jungle and plot to capture the talented animals for a lucrative show on Broadway. Come hear the jungle roar! 11 & 12 June – Sha Tin Town Hall
ARTAVERSE One of Asia’s largest NFT and local art outdoor exhibitions, the show will feature digital art, blockchain technology, augmented reality, virtual reality and local art under one roof, as well as talks, workshops and live music performances. 3 – 12 June – Central Harbourfront
MAKE MUSIC, HONG KONG!
This edition will present eleven European music bands and artists from eight countries. In addition to online dedicated concerts, Heidi Li Quartet will be performing live at Freespace, where highlights from the dedicated concerts will also be played. 19 June – Online and Freespace, WKCD
TOM FRIEDMAN: LOOKING UP
The project features a nearly 33-foot-high moving sculpture, activated with AR technology, at different sites across Hong Kong, including Hong Kong Times Square, Harbour City, and Art Basel Hong Kong. Until 6 June – Various Locations
ZAHA HADID ARCHITECTS: VERTICAL URBANISM
The flagship exhibition showcases Zaha Hadid Architects’ (ZHA) constant research and pioneering innovations through a display of projects, including sustainable community-orientated spaces within dense urban conditions. Until 13 June – HKDI Gallery and Online
This interactive exhibition presents images of eyes, noses and mouths derived from nearly forty works of art from HKMoA’s collections. Visitors can alter the portrait constituted from a combination of these images and create their unique self-portraits. Until March 2023 – HKMoA