Shen Wei: Dance Strokes (2016)

Painting Exhibition

 
 

The Hong Kong Jockey Club Hall,
Asia Society Hong Kong Center



Presented by Asia Society, Hong Kong

Asia Soicety Hong Kong Center: Shen Wei and Alexandra Munroe

Mar. 20 - Apr. 4, 2016

As one of the two exhibitions hosted at Asia Society during the Hong Kong Arts Month in March, Shen Wei: Dance Strokes also catapulted Shen Wei's paintings as their first exposure in Asia. In this exhibition, as done in Miami in 2014, a dance performance by SWDA was also simultaneously incorporated into this pop-up show.

Although only up for two weeks, the exhibition drew audiences of interest in both visual and performance arts to commmunicate Shen Wei's vision in connecting not only the differeing senses and disciplines of art, but also the relationship between the Hong Kong community and its natural environment, so evident at Asia Society Hong Kong's beautifully reconstructed British Miliatry Building. The exhibition was hosted at the Hong Kong Jockey Club Hall, where the room was transformed into a museum space, holding seven larger-than-life paintings. SWDA performed a dance piece within the space of the patinings before moving to the Joseph Lau and Josephine Lau Roof Garden to perform a site-specific piece separately.


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Press:

The Works: Japanese film director Kiyoshi Kurosawa, an exhibition about migrant workers called "Afterwork", artists Shahzia Sikander & choreographer Shen Wei at ASHK — RTHK
Hong Kong rooftop performance and art exhibition by Shen Wei — South China Morning Post TV
Like music on canvas: Chinese choreographer Shen Wei's paintings on show— South China Morning Post Online
Uncovering the Story of the painter Shen Wei - 畫布上的舞蹈縱橫 — Art Uncovered Online
What To See During Art Week — Prestige Online
沈偉游走於舞蹈與繪畫之間 — hk.on.cc
香港:沈偉游走於舞蹈與繪畫之間 — tw.on.cc
沈偉舞畫合一 — Wen Wei Po
繪畫/舞蹈, 兩生花 - 沈偉— Ming Pao Weekly
沈偉: 以舞作畫,感官新境界 — Art Plus
舞蹈语言融入视觉艺术 沈伟《舞绘》即将展出 — Sinovison.net
知名編舞家沈偉 -亞洲協會香港中心展覽 — Artworld.tw
沈偉:舞繪 — Asian Cultural Council
跨媒體藝術家沈偉大型油畫個展《舞繪》將首次亮相香港 — Asia Pacific Daily
三月香港 即將拉開藝術熱潮 — 傳媒經濟
中國時報【趙靜瑜╱台北報導】 — blog.udn.com
「舞繪」著名編舞家沈偉繪畫系列展覽 — Timeable online
跨媒体艺术家沈伟大型油画个展《舞绘》将首次亮相香港 — Xinhuanet News
沈偉油畫現舞者水墨世界 — Ta Kung Pao
知名跨媒體藝術家沈偉 首個大型油畫個人展 — Wealth Magazine Online
artnet专访:沈伟的舞绘,我所有时间,就只做一件事 — Artnetnews China
沈伟: "舞繪"香港 — The Art Newspaper
在绘画与舞蹈之间穿行:沈伟首个亚洲个展在亚洲协会香港中心开幕 — The Art Newspaper China Online (TANC)
【雅昌快讯】沈伟于亚洲协会香港中心空中花园“舞绘”别样风景 — Artron Hunan Online
國際知名跨媒體藝術家沈偉 呈獻展覽 —《 沈偉:舞繪》,以慶祝亞洲藝術的精髓 — Doublepworkshop Blog HK
【展覽】以身體畫山水 舞蹈家沈偉筆下的水墨世界 — HK01 Online

Essays:

About this exhibition, Alexandra Munroe (Curatorial Advisor)

Asia Society Hong Kong Center, Press Release (ENG)
Asia Society Hong Kong Center, Press Release (CHI)