This file contains the exhibition leaflet (physical copy available in the AAA library), floor plan, and photo documentation of the exhibition taken by participating artists.

Photo Courtesy of Tiffany Leung, Enid Tsui, Hiu Tung Lau, Ko Sin Tung and xbeekel.

A "behind-the-scenes" video (1'03") taken by Tiffany Leung is also available. Please ask librarian for assistance.

Context

A'fair is a pop-up exhibition held at a vacant shop space in Wanchai, Hong Kong from 19 Nov 2020–22 Nov 2020.

'Much like the rise and fall of independent art spaces in the city, A’fair is posed as a short-lived phantasm, a momentarily togetherness bound by a shared interest in alternative spaces and a more fluid way of working. Staged in a vacant shop space in Wanchai, the exhibition brings together a range of works by nine artists and architects from Hong Kong. 

Still plastered by estate agent’s ‘for lease' signs on the outside, the shop remains largely in situ as its voids are temporarily inhibited, animated and transformed. The exhibition unearthed itself with a nebulous beginning and will likewise descend into a rapid end, unapologetic with its ephemerality.

A’fair flirts with unwarranted time and space, fueled by an infatuation with impermanence and desire to be unthinking. Like a recently passed summer fling that is intensely intimate but short-lived, leaving an impression of sweet liberation.

和城中起伏不斷的獨立藝術空間一樣,「阿輝」如幻象般以短暫的姿態出現,因對另類空間和流動工作方式感興趣而凝聚成的片刻共同。展覽在灣仔一個空置店舖舉行,展示九位香港藝術家和建築師的作品。

外面依然張貼著地產經紀「出租」標誌的店舖,大致上會維持原貌,而其虛空會被暫時抑制、賦予生命及轉變。展覽以模糊的形式開始、迅速完結,雖短暫亦無悔。

阿輝燃點對無常的迷戀和不思考的慾望,調戲了脫軌的時間和空間。好比一場夏天的戀愛,深刻、親密、短暫,留下解放甜蜜的印記。'

—Text by Tiffany Leung, Translation by Fizen Yuen

Access level

Onsite

Location code Special Collections Room
Language

Chinese - Traditional, 

English

Content type

ephemera

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2020_A'fair_Leaflet

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2020_A'fair_Exhibition Floor Plan

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2020_A'fair_Photo Documentation_Installation View (Photo Courtesy of Hiu Tung Lau)

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2020_A'fair_Photo Documentation_Andrew Luk (Photo Courtesy of Hiu Tung Lau)

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2020_A'fair_Photo Documentation_Doreen Chan (Photo Courtesy of Hiu Tung Lau)

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2020_A'fair_Photo Documentation_Norine Chu (Photo Courtesy of Hiu Tung Lau)

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2020_A'fair_Photo Documentation_Mak Ying-tung 2 (Photo Courtesy of Hiu Tung Lau)

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2020_A'fair_Photo Documentation_Ko Sin Tung (Photo Courtesy of Hiu Tung Lau)

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2020_A'fair_Photo Documentation_Hiu Tung Lau (Photo Courtesy of Hiu Tung Lau)

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2020_A'fair_Photo Documentation_Tiger Wong (Photo Courtesy of Hiu Tung Lau)

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2020_A'fair_Photo Documentation_Ocean Leung (Photo Courtesy of Hiu Tung Lau)

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2020_A'fair_Photo Documentation (Photo Courtesy of Ko Sin Tung)

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2020_A'fair_Photo Documentation (Photo Courtesy of xbeekel)_1

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2020_A'fair_Photo Documentation (Photo Courtesy of xbeekel)_2

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2020_A'fair_Photo Documentation (Photo Courtesy of xbeekel)_3

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2020_A'fair_Photo Documentation (Photo Courtesy of xbeekel)_4

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2020_A'fair_Photo Documentation (Photo Courtesy of xbeekel)_5

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2020_A'fair_Photo Documentation (Photo Courtesy of xbeekel)_6

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2020_A'fair_Photo Documentation (Photo Courtesy of Enid Tsui)

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2020_A'Fair_Preparation (Photo Courtesy of Tiffany Leung)

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2020_A'fair_Preparation (Photo Courtesy of Hiu Tung Lau)

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2020_A'fair_Lau Hiu Tung, Norine Chu and Tiffany Leung in Front of A'fair

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2020_A'fair_Preparation (Set of 2 Photographs)

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Independent Initiative File (Hong Kong): A'fair, 自主藝術團體/計劃檔案 (香港): 阿輝

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