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Kel Lok / Growing up… through the toys I made: “That Model” 如何長大:留給「未來的自己」的《那盒模型》

Kel Lok / Growing up… through the toys I made: “That Model” 如何長大:留給「未來的自己」的《那盒模型》

Through the looking glass, FP member Kel Lok traces an everlasting sentiment nourished from his childhood, a deep view on the fantastic planet Eureka 7 and the episode “Psalms of the Planets.”

Andio Lai / 4WD fragments 四驅的鎖碎記憶 [“Toy as Medium” count-down]
Lai Wai-leung / Military Miniature, My Toy, My Medium: A Maker’s Journal 軍事模型,我的媒體 ,我的玩具:玩家日誌 [“Toy as Medium” count-down]
Kel Lok / 那些玩具 Those Toys [“Toy as Medium” count-down]

Kel Lok / 那些玩具 Those Toys [“Toy as Medium” count-down]

FP member Kel Lok tells the tales of “those swords,” “those soldiers,” “that house” and “that model,” which embody moments of his life, his temperaments and his persistence that are best presented as toys in TOY AS MEDIUM, opening 20 November 2016 at Floating Projects.

WONG Fuk-kuen / 我跟彈珠人有一種緣份。We’ve got a connection… [“Toy as Medium” count-down…]
Jess Lau / 玩具展 – 下雨天的城堡 A Castle for the Rainy Days: toy show “Toy as Medium”

Jess Lau / 玩具展 – 下雨天的城堡 A Castle for the Rainy Days: toy show “Toy as Medium”

FP member Kelvin Lam’s “castle on rainy days” and Jess Lau’s “pirates’ boat,” “extreme environments” and “ET arriving” mark many HK children’s fantasy play with space or the lack of it. To reproduce these childhood experiences in FP WIP opening 20 Nov 2016, what are they going to show us?

CHEUK Wing-nam / Gundamzeta [玩具之間 “Toy as Medium” count-down]
LAI Wai-leung / Long Time no see: TAMIYA-Tiger 1 再度重遇「你」: 田宮「虎一」戰車 [玩具之間 “Toy as Medium” count-down]
Andio Lai / Toy as Medium: artistic passion, self expression and the circuits of cultural artifacts  玩具之間:(再)創造熱情、表述、聚疊…以外

Andio Lai / Toy as Medium: artistic passion, self expression and the circuits of cultural artifacts 玩具之間:(再)創造熱情、表述、聚疊…以外

A casual chat in a summer afternoon among 3 FP members ignited childhood passion and intellectual curiosity, leading to a toy show in November. “Wai and Kel’s model making involves intense concentration and techniques that parallel … art making,” Andio Lai discovers.

Evelyn Char / 走過泡菜大地(二):韓國光州、1980…2016 Gwangju’s ACC: site of revolt transfigured

Evelyn Char / 走過泡菜大地(二):韓國光州、1980…2016 Gwangju’s ACC: site of revolt transfigured

Evelyn Char explores South Korea’s biggest state-own Asia Culture Center, which archives art historical documents from various countries in Asia. She discovers that this new national monumental sits right on the former site of the 10-day long Gwuangju (Kwangju) Uprising in 1980 (aka May 18 Democratic Uprising, UNESCO), or Gwangju Democratization Movement.

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