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Conversations in Ceramic at Karin Weber Gallery until February 8th

Wednesday, January 24th, 2018

As the third show in its occasional ‘Materials in Focus’ series, Karin Weber Gallery is delighted to present ‘Conversations in Ceramic’, a group exhibition of four ceramic artists, all emerging talents on the local Hong Kong art scene. Scholars of the internationally renowned Hong Kong artist Annie Wan, and graduates from Academy of Visual Arts at the Hong Kong Baptist University, these young artists have been able to establish and express their identity through a coherent body of artworks that redefine the handmade from a creative craft into a fine art. Each artist carries out their own dialogue and exploration with ceramics, not only as a material in its own right, but as an opportunity to capture and objectify their own, deeply personal conversations and investigations of themes as diverse as family, illness, mathematics, space and light and, above all, the self.


Karin Weber Gallery presents ‘Far East Chronicle’ Erik Fok solo exhibition during Hong Kong Art Week

Tuesday, November 14th, 2017

This will be Eric Fok‘s debut solo exhibition in Hong Kong, following the tremendous success of his joint exhibition at the Karin Weber Gallery last year.

17th November to 30th December, 2017
Artist present at Opening Reception
Thursday, 16th November 2017, 6-9pm

Eric Fok (whose work is shown here courtesy of the artist and Karin Weber Gallery) returns to Hong Kong with exquisitely crafted works made on fine paper, wood and leather.  Delving into his own imagination, fantasies, knowledge of world history, antique maps and legends and careful observation of cityscapes, Fok converts the gallery into his personal library.  An eclectic collection of maps, records and objects are presented which chronicle the evolution of cities following the Age of Exploration, post colonial phenomena and the impact of migration on the Hong Kong population.

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About the Artist:

Eric Fok (b. 1990) graduated from the Macao Polytechnic Institute and currently lives and works in Macao and Taipei. Eric has taken part in many exhibitions in Macao, Taiwan, China, Portugal and Spain. His works form part of several prestigious public collections including the Macau Government Headquarters (Governor’s Palace), Cultural Affairs Bureau of the Macau S.A.R., Oriental Foundation, Macau Museum of Art, The Orient Museum (Portugal), University Museum and Art Gallery (HKU), and private collections in Hong Kong, Macau, China, Taiwan, Singapore, Italy, USA and United Kingdom.

Karin Weber Gallery presents Emily Allchurch: ‘Then Is Now’ Introductory Show & The Making of ‘Babel Hong Kong’

Friday, November 3rd, 2017


Image: Babel London (after Bruegel) by Emily Allchurch, (Courtesy of the artist and Karin Weber Gallery)


‘Then is Now’ is an introductory presentation of Emily Allchurch’s work, showcasing her iconic piece ’Babel London (after Bruegel)’ alongside examples of her internationally acclaimed and more Asia-focused series ‘Tokyo Story’.

The exhibition also marks the kick-off of an exciting Hong Kong based project, entitled ‘Babel Hong Kong.’ Emily will be spending time in and around Hong Kong in November, researching locations and gathering photographic material. This will provide the basis for a specially produced artwork depicting the essence of the city of Hong Kong, inspired by the tradition of Chinese old master painting. The ‘Babel Hong Kong’ piece will then be launched back in Hong Kong at the end of March 2018.

For this project, Allchurch has been awarded an Artists’ International Development Fund Award from Arts Council England and the British Council.

About the Artist:

Born in Jersey, Channel Islands, UK, Emily Allchurch first specialised in sculpture before developing her unique approach to reimagining historical artworks in a contemporary photo-collage style. She shows regularly across the UK and internationally, and has just exhibited two pieces at the prestigious Royal Academy of Arts Summer Exhibition 2017 in London. Having made her Asian debut with her ‘Tokyo Story’ series’ in 2013, this is Emily’s first presentation in Hong Kong.

Her work is in the permanent collections of the Tokaido Hiroshige Museum, Japan; Minneapolis Museum of Arts, USA; Manchester Art Gallery, UK; Nouveau Musée National de Monaco; States of Jersey, Channel Islands, UK and the Alberta College of Art and Design, Calgary, Canada. Corporate collections include the Financial Conduct Authority, Unilever, Morgan Stanley, Schroders and Rathbones in London, and Fidelity International in Tokyo.

Emily holds an MA in Sculpture from the Royal College of Art, London and lives and works in Hastings and London, UK.

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Liu Feng’s ‘Stalker’, a new exhibition at Karin Weber Gallery in June

Monday, June 5th, 2017

Liu Feng’s latest solo exhibition, Stalker, will open at the Karin Weber Gallery, Hong Kong, on June 7, 2017. Highlights of the show will be recent paintings and sculptural works.

Liu Feng’s new works show a world of prowlers and chance meetings. His pleasure at mingling the mundane and the dream in early works is no longer as prominent, fate is now an existence that is heavy, yet has to be viewed with a sense of lightness. The flashing appearance of evocative sceneries and objects (horizon, fields, rivers, horses, valleys, trees, fruits, flowers, confinements and flying fish) results in a changing montage of sceneries that entails a reversal of time and the essence of fantasy in its wildest form. This is an extremely personal, visual, natural and poetic confluence, fusing the subjects and their thoughts in stills with their realities, memories and dreams.

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Yangon Made My Heart Beat Fast: New Contemporary Art from Myanmar at Karin Weber Gallery, Hong Kong

Wednesday, February 15th, 2017


Image: A work by Myint San Myint (Courtesy of the Artist and Karin Weber Gallery)


Karin Weber Gallery presents ‘Yangon Made My Heart Beat Fast” New Contemporary Art from Myanmar from 17 February to 30 March, 2017, a show which explores the blossoming of individual expression, creativity, and the emergence of new voices and viewpoints in an evolving Myanmar. As newfound freedom engulfs the Burmese capital, change occurs at a breathtaking pace.
The exhibition features work by eight of Myanmar’s most compelling experimental artists working across a range of media, including painting, performance, and photography. The artists – Htein Lin, Aung Khaing, Chan Aye, Phyu Mon, Zun Ei Phyu, Thynn Lei Nwe, Myint San Myint, and Khin Thethtar Latt (Nora) – represent multiple generations of artists who share a common interest in working on subject matter and formats outside the realist schools of art favored by the previous military governments. These artists operated on the perimeter of the traditional gallery scene where they carved out a space for themselves as modern artists amid cultural preferences for the traditional.


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