21 Sep 2015

Art Radar Asia | The rise of Hong Kong street art – signs of a new creative awakening?

Art Radar has published a post about exhibition, Hidden Street at Pearl Lam Galleries Soho.

This August, we’re seeing a new shift. Pearl Lam Galleries in SOHO is now starting to do the opposite: bringing the streets into the gallery with “Hidden Street” (PDF download), a community art project and exhibition of urban art on show until 11 September. Featuring some of the most well-known, young graffiti names in Hong Kong, the show includes a three-day live-painting session, artist talks, events with local indie singer and illustrator Jan Curious and workshops. A highlight is the screening of On The Road (2012), a street art travel documentary supported by Converse that recounts the 50-day, 2.250-kilometre-long painting journey from Southwest China’s Kunming to Tibet by artists Sinic, NAN and WHYYY (IDT Crew).

Screen Shot 2015-09-21 at 18.35.37Installation view of Bao’s and Sinic’s works (from left to right) from “Hidden Street” at Pearl Lam Galleries SOHO, 2015. Photo: Moses Ng / studioEAST. Image courtesy Pearl Lam Galleries.

Art Radar Asia | Hong Kong | C. A. Xuan Mai Ardia | 31 August 2015