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2010
10 Jun

K11 Presents People Series this June

Eco-stume Making Project Exhibition and Workshop & Re-run of the reputed "The Unbegotten 2" with groundbreaking public audition to promote green life and recycled art
 

While New World Group launches the first "New World Green Week", K11 shows full support by co-presenting a series of youth eco-programmes with various environmental and youth organizations in June and July. Activity highlights include "People Power in a New World Series 2010 - Eco-stume Making Project Exhibition" to demonstrate the youth's creativity through recycled artworks, the transformation of "Spice Up, Africa!" themed mall decoration into "Home Sweet Home" recycled home furniture exhibition, as well as "Eco-trashion Workshop" and the "World Cup Workshop", with the objectives to promote eco-awareness and present art in green aspects.

Meanwhile, "Unbegotten", the contemporary dance performance that attracted lavish praise from the public when it debuted in early May, will return to K11 Stage of the Arts with new elements this June. The "Unbegotten 2" will feature the amazing dance arranged and performed by renowned choreographer Andy Wong and his Dancing Angels, and a groundbreaking open audition at K11 to invite public participation in the show.

"People Power in a New World Series 2010 - Eco-stume Making Project Exhibition" and "Eco-Trashion Workshop" 
"People Power in a New World Series 2010 - Eco-stume Making Project Exhibition", co-presented by K11, New World Development Company Limited, China Young Leader Foundation, "Road to Green - Striving for a Young New World" Social Enterprise and Hong Kong Youth Arts Foundation, will be staged at K11 from June 5 to July 11, where the 18 in-mall showcases and K11 Stage of the Arts will display a series of trendy and chic artworks made by the talented local youngsters with use of recycling second-hand clothing.

Upon spending of HK$100 on every Saturday and Sunday in June, K11 visitors will be entitled to "Eco-Trashion Workshop" or "World Cup Workshop". In the "Eco-Trashion Workshop", visitors can learn how to use recycled clothes with old buttons and zippers to create their own fashionable accessories, such as bags, hair bands, badges and bracelets. For "World Cup Workshop", the instructor will demonstrate how to create the Jules Rimet Trophy, the FIFA World Cup Trophy and the Golden Boot with use of ecological materials.

Home Sweet Home - Innovative transformation of animal sculptures into chic home furniture 
In response to June's eco theme, K11 has specially invited Hong Kong designer Kenny Li to transform the "Spice Up, Africa!" themed animal sculptures currently displayed at different corners of the mall into new sets of innovative home furniture, such as "Wildebees Sofa", "Leopard Table" and "White Pelican Candle Stand". All these stylish furniture will be on display from June 21 to July 11 at K11 Piazza.

Re-run! Unbegotten 2 - Body Painting cum Fashion cum Dance Performance highlighted by new elements and public audition 
Unbegotten, the contemporary dance performance receiving raving response for its debut early May will re-run at K11 Stage of the Arts this June with a groundbreaking open audition for dancers. The audition will be held on June 12 at K11 Piazza to recruit creative, self-motivated and confident dancer coming with modern dance and theatre experience to join the talented production team.

The brand new re-run will be on Stage of the Arts, K11 B2 on June 26-27 and July 3-4. Also, Stage of the Arts, the mysterious blackbox at L2 of K11 will allow public visit from June 21 to July 18, granting visitors a close encounter of "The Unbegotten" performance space and the spectacular costumes and backstage glamour.

Other highlights of K11 "People Series" 
K11's art momentum will be sustained by a wide variety of art performances, including "My Very First Time", a 30-minute solo performance by Derek Wong, ex-fulltime actor of Hong Kong Repertory Theatre; "Singles in Love", a 30-minute live performance of band Voyage and Clifton by Green Spot Events & Productions; Encounter with "Playback Theatre"; violin performance by Kurt Chan, teaching assistant to the famed violinist Takako Nishizaki and Recycle Recreate Exhibition, filling every corner of K11 with inspirational and pleasant art experience. 
(For details, please refer to the attachment: K11's exhibition and activities in June) 
For programme details about "People Series", please call K11 customer service hotline at (852) 3118-8070 or log on to http://www.k11concepts.com.

About K11 
The world's first art mall, K11, pioneers the blend of three essential elements - Art‧People‧Nature - and brings together art appreciation, cultural experience, greenness and shopping to create an unprecedented shopping experience for locals and tourists.

Art -Inspired by the concept of blending art, people with nature, K11 not only displays the 13 specially selected collections of master pieces, but also has 18 showcase windows between stores to unveil quarterly art projects. Such ingenious arrangement of space will allow shoppers to view local art pieces while they shop from door to door, enabling communication and interaction between local artists and the shoppers. Through cultivating general public's appreciation of art and allowing local artists to proactively showcase their works, K11 helps foster the healthy development of local art.

People - K11 showcases a number of lifestyle brands from Europe and the United States as well as the world's first flagship concept stores. Its Gourmet Tower has over 20 food and beverage outlets. Some of which are firsts in Hong Kong. Blending art, people and nature, K11 defines new way of living: carefree, relaxed and personal.

Nature - Designed with a European secret garden concept, The Piazza of K11 is planted with maple trees and filled by sunshine through the glass ceiling and gentle music from the nature. Shoppers at The Piazza will feel like in a city oasis.

Issued by: K11 Concepts Limited 
K11 Concepts Ltd 
Sandy Chan Tel: 6777-0528 
Kenneth Wong Tel: 9522-7652

Attachment: K11's Exhibition & Activities in June

 

Date and Time

Exhibition and Activities Details

5 June - 11 July
18 showcases and
K11 Stage of the Arts
"People Power in a New World Series 2010 -
Eco-stume Making Project Exhibition"

Display a series of trendy and chic artworks made by the
talented local youngsters with use of recycling
second-hand clothing.
Inspired by the beauty of natural scenery, a number of
students under the guidance of the featured artists have
recreated nature through tailoring, patching and sewing
urban items, such as jeans and T-shirts. These
"soft sculptures", representing brilliant blending of natural
and urban elements, will be displayed at G/F & L3 of K11
mall to reflect the intimate relationship between human
and nature in an edgy and fashionable style.
Meanwhile, L1 & L2 of the mall will be energized by a
mid-air, 3-dimensional flower created with old clothing
and with design inspiration from 10 masterpieces in Art
history including Van Gogh sunflower and Andy Warhol
silk printed gerbera.
Stage of the Arts at L2 will showcase students' spectacular
recycled glamorous fashion designs under the theme
of "Water" from June 5 to June 20.
5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 26,
27 June
(Every Sat and Sun)
3pm - 6:45pm
(45 mins / session)
Quota: 12 person / session
L3 Creative Workshop
"Eco-Trashion Workshop"
Upon spending of HK$100, K11 visitors will be entitled to
"Eco-Trashion Workshop", visitors can 
learn how to
use recycled clothes with old 
buttons and zippers to
create their own fashionable 
accessories, such as bags,
hair bands, badges 
and bracelets.
5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 26,
27 June
(Every Sat and Sun)
3pm - 6pm (45 mins / session)
Quota: 12 person / session
L1 MiXTRA Shop
World Cup Workshop
Upon any spending of HK$100, shoppers are entitled to
"World Cup Workshop", the instructor will demonstrate
how to create the Jules Rimet 
Trophy, the FIFA World
Cup Trophy and the 
Golden Boot with use of
ecological materials.
11 June, 6:30pm
L3 Creative Workshop
12 June, 5pm & 6:30pm
L1-07 Art Space
My Very First Time
"My Very First Time" is a 30-minute solo performance
by Derek Wong, ex-fulltime actor of Hong Kong
Repertory Theatre. It's a story about a young fellow
who pursues his studies in the US which leads him
to the introspection 
about love, family and races.
12 June
2pm - 4pm
The Piazza, K11
Audition of Unbegotten 2 - Body Painting cum
Fashion cum Dance Performance

To succeed, dancer must be creative, self-motivated
and confident in addition to having modern dance and
theatre experience. For interested parties, please
complete and return the application form before 9 June.
Forms are available at K11 Concierge & K11 Facebook.
For audition details, please refer to promotion posters
and K11 Facebook.
13, 20 June
4pm & 5pm
L1-07 Art Space
Playback Theatre
Playback Theatre founded by Jonathan Fox in 1975
is an improvisational theatre activity. Performers
use their physical movement, music or drama to enact
the stories shared by the audiences.
18 June, 6:30pm
K11 L3 Creative Workshop
19 June, 5pm & 6:30pm
The Piazza, K11
Singles in Love
Clifton Kwan shows you how one can be in love with
oneself by marrying the love element with music in
his debut musical performance"Singles in Love".
"Single in Love", a 30-minute live performance of band
Voyage and Clifton will guarantee a unique experience.
18 - 20 June
6:30pm - 7:15pm
L2
Violin Performance
A native of Hong Kong, Kurt Chan studied violin at
the Royal Northern College of Music and Royal Welsh
College of Music and Drama in the United Kingdom.
As a freelance Violinist and Violist, he has performed
across the UK and Hong Kong, including City
Chamber Orchestra of Hong Kong and Dartington
Festival Orchestra, working with leading artists
such as Sir Charles Mackerras, Vladimir Ashkenazy,
Paul Daniels. He is now working as teaching
assistant to the famed violinist Takako Nishizaki.
21 June - 11 July
The Piazza, K11
Home Sweet Home - Innovative
transformation of animal sculptures into chic
home furniture

In response to June's eco theme, K11 has specially
invited Hong Kong designer Kenny Li to transform
the"Spice Up, Africa!" themed animal sculptures
currently displayed at different corners of the mall
into new sets of innovative home furniture.
21 June - 18 July
10am - 10pm
K11 Stage of the Arts
The Making of Unbegotten Exhibition
The mysterious blackbox at B2 of K11 will allow
public visit from June 21 to July 18 (10am-10pm),
granting visitors a close encounter of "The
Unbegotten" performance 
space and the
spectacular costumes and 
backstage glamour.
June 25 - July 11
L1-07 Art Space
Recycle Recreate Exhibition
The Trend of utilizing recycling materials as
materials of artwork has become a new challenge
as well as inspiration for many artists. Raising
awareness 
among young generation on environmental
issue is also extremely 
important nowadays. To echo
the K11 
eco series in June, Kid's Gallery presents
their students' project to 
strengthen the awareness
of recycling 
to the public.
June 26-27, July 3-4
4pm, 5pm & 6pm
K11 Stage of the Arts
Unbegotten 2 - Body Painting cum Fashion
cum Dance Performance

The re-run will see a brand new black box show
comprising an innovative story line written by the
art director Zee Li; a new set of stage costume
created by Henry Kong; 
fascinating body painting
by Joyce Ma; 
thrilling visual effect by multi-media
designer Wing Lo, and beautiful dance steps
by renowned choreographer Andy Wong.