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Hong Kong, and Other Returns & Golden (Notes)

10 Jan 2008

Celebrating the latest issue of the Journal of Visual Culture and an artist's book by susan pui san lok

  • Venue

    Rivington Place

  • Time


  • Admission

    Free, RSVP by 4 Jan
    Joanne Morra at g.morra@csm.arts.ac.uk

  • Artists

    Pui San Lok Susan

    Sally Lai

Hosted by Iniva at Rivington Place, this drinks reception launches the latest issue of the Journal of Visual Culture, Hong Kong, and Other Returns. The event also celebrates Golden (Notes), a limited edition artist’s book by susan pui san lok.

Journal of Visual Culture: Hong Kong, and Other Returns
December 2007, volume 6, number 3

This themed issue edited by susan pui san lok includes texts and photo-essays from a range of critically engaged artists, academics, art critics and curators:

  • susan pui san lok: ‘Notes for Hong Kong, and Other Returns’
  • Alice Ming Wai Jim: ‘Thoughts on the Meaning of Return: HKG>< YVR’
  • Lee Weng Choy: ‘The Future Was When: Art Criticism and the Comparative Tenses of Hong Kong and Singapore’
  • Matthew Turner: ‘Beyond Beyond’
  • Sally Lai: ‘Up Close and From Afar: Curating Hong Kong From Dual Perspectives’
  • Hans Ulrich Obrist: ‘Futures, Cities’
  • Jeannine Tang: ‘Spectacle’s Politics and the Singapore Biennale’
  • Chin-Tao Wu: ‘Occupation by Absence, Preoccupation with Presence: A Worm’s-Eye View of Art Biennials’
  • Tobias Berger, ‘Among Others’
  • David Clarke: ‘Illuminating Façades: Looking at Post-Colonial Macau’
  • Sasha Su-Ling Welland: ‘Ocean Paradise’

Golden (Notes)

This artist’s book project by susan pui san lok seeks to document and extend the exploratory research that represents the ongoing series, Golden. Approaching the artist’s book as a curated space, documented works and events are interwoven with commissioned texts, intimating a relation to wider contexts of practice and research concerned with a critical aesthetics and poetics of memory, history, place and translation. Contents include:

  • Mimi Lok: ‘Years’
  • susan pui san lok: ‘Notes (Golden)’
  • Joanne Morra ed., ann.: ‘Trialogue/Quintet’
  • Rob Stone: ‘Just Give Me One Thing That I Can Hold On To’
  • Gilane Tawadros: ‘Fragments’

180 x 80mm, 96pp, full colour
ISBN 978-0-9551849-2-5
Published by SPSL, London, 2007