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Past Hong Kong Event: VOL 26

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The Factory

BY ALBERTO CIPRIANI
@ VOL 26 ON DEC 01, 2015

Alberto Cipriani presents a building renovation using mixed languages. Working closely with Italian cartoonist Mauro Marchesi, they transformed an old factory in Aberdeen into studios for young artists and designers.

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Connecting Clicks

BY JULIA KEIL
@ VOL 26 ON DEC 01, 2015

Julia Keil talks about the personal nature of photography, and the process of letting go. Her work explores memory, beauty and the transforming state of culture and identity in today's globalized society on both an internal and external level.

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Everyone's Making It Up

BY SKOTT TAYLOR
@ VOL 26 ON DEC 01, 2015

Skott Taylor is a thespian, musician, outdoor survivalist and culture consultant. He describes how his background brought him to where he is today: a specialist in theatre-based culture activation using theatre, improv, music, dance and fine arts to help businesses engage with their culture and employees. 

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Curating Immersive Experience

BY KYLE CHUNG
@ VOL 26 ON DEC 01, 2015

Kyle Chung is a media art curator who focuses on artwork in immersive visualisation installations and site-specific video-based artwork. His presentation will feature the work of Berlin-based artist Carla Chan's exhibition "To Outland: Black Moves."

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Interconnection - Your Day in a Global Perspective

BY NATHAN DE LYSTER
@ VOL 26 ON DEC 01, 2015

Nathan de Lyster shows how an average day in the life of a middle-class Westerner connects with the lives of people from at least 20 other countries.

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Connecting Architecture

BY ONDREJ CHYBIK
@ VOL 26 ON DEC 01, 2015

OndÅ™ej Chybík and Michal Krištof are young architects and urban planners based in Brno, Czech Republic. They discuss their design method and showcase international projects from their studio's first 5 years, including the Czech Republic national pavilion at Expo Milano 2015 for which their office won the Bronze Award for architecture. 

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Reduce, Reuse, Refuse

BY SAMATHY WOO
@ VOL 26 ON DEC 01, 2015

Samathy Woo has grown a casual get-together of 3 friends to an online swap or "care-to-share" community of over 1000. She discusses overconsumption, reducing waste, and why expensive things are of no value if you don't use them. 

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Connections and Collaboration

BY PETER WILLIAMS
@ VOL 26 ON DEC 01, 2015

Peter Williams shares his thoughts on the value of social capital, saying "yes," looking for ways to connect and collaborate, and how Hong Kong is networking nirvana.

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The Business Class Bedouin

BY KESHIA HANNAM
@ VOL 26 ON DEC 01, 2015

Keshia Hannam, a digital editor with Australian/British/Indian roots based in Hong Kong, explores the power of combining extremes.

 

Alberto Cipriani
Associate Architect, RAD ltd in Hong Kong
Peter Williams
Connector & Collaborator, Citibank in Hong Kong
Keshia Hannam
Editor & Writer, Foodie Magazine / Freelancer / Co-Founder of HK Cooperative in Hong Kong
Samathy Woo
Jupyeah co-founder CFO , Self employed in Hong Kong
Kyle Chung
Independent Curator, Project Manager, School of Creative Media, City University of Hong Kong in Hong Kong
Julia Keil
Photographer and teacher in Hong Kong
Nathan de Lyster
Executive Director, HOPE International in Hong Kong
Ondrej Chybik
architect, CHYBIK+KRISTOF ARCHITECTS & URBAN DESIGNERS in Brno
Michal Kristof
Architect, CHYBIK+KRISTOF ARCHITECTS & URBAN DESIGNERS in Prague
Skott Taylor
Culture Consultant , NewSeed Creative Consulting in Hong Kong