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This talk is organized by Friends of Hong Kong Museum of Art.

To hear is to see: Yoshitomo Nara and his love for music

Date: 16 October 2021 (Saturday)
Time: 11:00am-12:00pm
Venue: Lecture Hall, Hong Kong Museum of Art, Tsim Sha Tsui
Registration: Email to office@friendshkmoa.hk

This event is free for HKU students with valid student card. Please specify you are an HKU student in the registration.

Places are limited and are offered on a first-come-first-served basis.


Dr. Yeewan Koon is Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Art History at The University of Hong Kong. She has published numerous works including Nara Yoshitomo (2020), “A Chinese Canton? Painting the Local in Export Art” (2018) and A Defiant Brush: Su Renshan and the Politics of Painting in 19th Century Guangdong (2014). She is the recipient of several research awards including a Fulbright Senior Fellowship, American Council of Learned Scholars, and visiting scholarships at Cambridge University and Columbia University. Dr. Koon also works in the contemporary art field as a critic and curator. In 2014, she was guest curator of It Begins with Metamorphosis: Xu Bing at the Asia Society, Hong Kong Center, and was one of the selected curators for the 12th Gwangju Biennale, 2018. She is currently working on an international exhibition of Hong Kong art for 2021.


Ms. Vanessa Wong

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