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VideotageVideotage is a leading non-profit organisation in facilitating, promoting and presenting new media art in Hong Kong. Since 1986, Videotage has developed itself from an umbrella for media artists to a media art and culture network for cross-disciplinary cultural productions and international exchange of ideas and knowledge.
- Cattle Depot
- Citizen Media
- Contemporary Art
- Crowd Souring
- data mapping
- data visualization
- Denisa Kera
- Julia Burns
- Katrien Jacobs
- Melinda Rackham
- One World Exposition
- Phoebe Man
- Real Time
- social media
- Fat Bird Theatre
- Keith Pak-ki 黃柏麒
- Richard Yu
- Thickest Choi
- Zheng Yunhan鄭雲瀚
- 吳俊輝Chunhui Wu
- 張丹 Zhang Dan
- 葉凌瀚Ye Linghan
- 葉慧嘉 Olivia Wai Ka Yip
- 袁廣鳴 Yuan Guangming
- 趙亮 Zhao Liang
- 陳曼 Chen Man
Date: 22nd June 2012 (Fri)
Time: 20:00 – Until Late
Venue: Unit 13, Cattle Depot Artist Village, 63 Ma Tau Kok Road, To Kwa Wan, Kowloon
20:00 – 21:15 | TALK
Playing Chess With the Death of the Author – Scripting Chance in Event Systems – by Alan Smart (In English)
21:30 – 22:30 | MUSIC PERFORMANCE + SCREENING
DJ – “Soundtracking” – by Steve Hui (Nerve)
Variation VII – by John Cage, Documentary of John Cage
21:30 till Late | LIMITED EDITION WINE LAUNCHING PARTY
Four minutes’ thirty three seconds” & Enigma, limited edition wine launching for the centennials of John Cage & Alan Turing
Videotage is pleased to present Feed!, a night dedicated to John Cage, one of the most influential figures in music, sound and contemporary art.
A talk Playing Chess With the Death of the Author – Scripting Chance in Event Systems will be given by Alan Smart, architect, historian and critic. Steve Hui (Nerve) will conduct a ‘soundtracking’ music performance, an idea that will be further expanded in Soundtracking#John Cage, a collaborative creation remaking John Cage’s 4’33″ as part of Feed! Wikitopia.
Feed! also provides a premier taste of Four minutes’ thirty three seconds” and Enigma, two special wines designed for the centennials of John Cage and Alan Turing, the father of computer science and artificial intelligence.
The event serves as the commencement of Feed! Wikitopia, a recurrent festival on network culture, social media and knowledge sharing. Major programmes of the Festival will be held in September and October 2012.
Reynold Reynolds Solo Show runs till 24th June, 12:00-19:00 daily. *The closing time of the exhibition on 22nd June is 18:00.
Alan Smart is currently a design instructor at the University of Hong Kong and has previously taught at the Sandberg Institute and the Ohio State University and been a researcher at the Jan van Eyck Academie. At present, Smart is working on a book investigating the spatial practices of radical movements in Amsterdam during the 1960s, ‘70s and ‘80s and has contributed articles and a historical fable in a wide range of publications.
Smart received his Bachelor of Arts in Architecture from the University of California at Berkeley and his Masters of Architecture from Princeton University and has worked for a number of advanced architecture practices including Diller, Scofidio + Renfro and Lewis, Tsurumaki, Lewis.
Nerve is an alias of Steve Hui for presenting music. Graduated from the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts with a Master Degree in Composition and Electronic Music, he is a member of experimental electronic music group VSOP. His creative work has been presented at various festivals including: Hong Kong Arts Festival, New Vision Arts Festival and Creative Cities (Hong Kong in London). His first orchestral work Re-Autumn was commissioned by the Hong Kong Sinfonietta. In 2010, he was commissioned by Zuni Icosahedron to compose his first opera The Memory Palace of Matteo Ricci.
For any inquiries please call 2573-1869