Banksy has captured the attention of the SO-U.TV team with a collection of previously unseen works in Hong Kong when Fabrik gallery hosted their LOVE ART show. This spectacular event displayed works from Bansky, the most controversial graffiti artist in the world. The show also included creations from Damien Hirst, Robert Indianna, Keith Haring, Romero Britto and Mel Ramos.Curators, Jurgen Abergas and Sean Coxall guide SO-U.TV and you on a personal tour of the exhibition. Go to SO-U.TV for more!
Our Asia2Extreme team has found another high energy over the top event. We watched the ripped and buff pump up their pecs and clench their gluts at the Hong Kong Bodybuilding Championships 2008 on April 20, 2008. Find out more about the event @ http://www.hkbba.org/.
Pickle had a short but hard and cruel life. He was caged and neglected by mean humans. Listen to Sally Anderson talks about his struggle. Will he find a home? Let’s support Hong Kong Dog Rescue’s amazing work: www.hongkongdogrescue.com
Osage Gallery is one of Hong Kong’s most respected. With locations on Hong Kong Island and Kwun Tong they provide a generous breadth of experience. The space in Kwun Tong, located in a revitalised industrial area, alternates between Art Foundation, not for profit exhibitions, and installations of spectacular commercial artists. The dramatic space is unique to Hong Kong that is used to precious little space. This enourmous warehouse style gallery has 14 foot tall ceilings and one wall that stretches 128 uninterrupted feet. Osage Gallery combines their installations with guest speaker and other educational activities to provide experienced and new art enthusiasts a well rounded and rich experience. For more information visit http://www.osagegallery.com. English with Chinese subtitles.
A Glow Glow Macro Interactive Media Arts Exhibition takes it to the streets. Movie superstar Andy Lau opened the exhibit. Hong Kong LED artist, Teddy Lo premiered PHAEODARIA and United Visual Artists from the U.K. launched their awarding winning VOLUME for the first time in Asia. Thousands turned out to watch this amazing multimedia art spectacle of sound, light and motion on the Avenue of Stars. More information can be found at http://www.microwavefest.net/aglowglow/ and be sure to check out www.SO-U.TV to see more.
Skate Jam 2008: Worapoj ‘Note’ Boonnim, the world ranked Thai skater came to Hong Kong. Alex Cheung, Hong Kongs 3 event record holder in swimming, interviews the maniacs on wheels. The rollers dodged rabbits and wrestlers to fly high fly and fall hard all day long. But smooth was the order of business as these skaters caught air and slid fine into the evening. The event organised by O22Y.com’s Alan Mak was held at Mei Fu, Hong Kong.
Blue Lotus Gallery is a contemporary art gallery supporting Hong Kong and international talents. The gallery’s is located in the middle of Fotan Art village, Hong Kong’s largest and most vibrant art community. Their goal is to bring the collector closer to the artist instead of the other way around! Come and discover this wonderful bohemian spot and its many talented artists.
For more information visit http://www.bluelotus-gallery.com.
English with Chinese subtitles.
Ocean Park took http://www.SO-U.TV on a guided tour of their amazing new exhibit “Animal Month in High Definition”. Hong Kong’s first-ever stingray encounter, and Southeast Asia’s largest collection of exotic frogs, debut of world-record holding sand sculptors and their larger-than-life sand sculptures and a brand new show Sea Dreams! Watch the video at http://www.so-u.tv/playVideo.php?id=530
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Meet Gaston, the lucky Pug. Cruel hearts have abandoned him but thank you to the dedicated team of Hong Kong Dog Rescue, he has found a new home. Not only that but he is now a TV star. Watch his adoption story. Let’s support Hong Kong Doq Rescue’s amazing work: http://www.hongkongdogrescue.com