videoclub and Videotage present:

Aug - Dec 2016 • Across East Asia

Both Sides Now 3: Screenings in East Asia

A World Rattled of Habit, Ben Rivers, 2008

Both Sides Now – Final Frontiers

Various screening dates (full details below):

Both Sides Now explores the cultural, political and social connections and differences between the UK and China & Hong Kong.

Our programme of UK-based artists will be shown across East Asia. Artists include: Adam Chodzko, Alia Syed, Ben Rivers, Charlie Tweed, Chooc Ly Tan, Iris Zaki, Larry Achiampong and David Blandy, Megan Broadmeadow and U. Kanad Chakrabarti.

The East Asia screening programme has been curated by Jamie Wyld and Moritz Cheung, videoclub.

Both Sides Now is curated and produced by videoclub (UK) and Videotage (Hong Kong). The aim is to open up dialogue between Chinese, Hong Kong and British film artists and audiences, working with artists’ moving image to reinterpret the experience of here and now for both cultures.

A wider programme of activity will take place in the UK, China, Hong Kong and other cities in East Asia region, including  a residency at Phoenix Brighton (UK), and exhibitions at Brighton Museum & Art Gallery (UK) and oi! in Hong Kong.

Videotage (HK)

Videotage is a leading non-profit organisation in Hong Kong focusing on the presentation, promotion, production and preservation of video and media art, serving artists in the expanding technological art and culture network. Since 1986, Videotage has developed itself from an umbrella for media artists, to a network of media art and culture for cross-disciplinary cultural productions, and platform to facilitate international exchange.

Venue and screening details:

Osmosis Audiovisual Media Festival 2016 at Taiwan Power Company

Date and time: Friday, 19 August 2016 at 1pm
Price: FREE
Address:SNo.242, Sec. 3, Roosevelt Rd., Zhongzheng District, Taipei City 100, Taiwan
Web / contact / tickets: 223 651234

OSMOSIS AV Media Festival 2016 at in89 Pier-2 Cinema

Date and time: Saturday, 27 August 2016 at 1pm
Price: $100TWD
Address: No.1, Dayong Rd, Yancheng Dist, Kaohsiung City 803, Taiwan
Web / contact / tickets: 752 14899

SongEun ArtSpace

Date and time: Monday, 26 September 2016 at 3pm
Price: FREE
Address: S.Atrium B2F, Apgujeong-Ro 75 Gil 6, Gangnam-Gu, Seoul 06011 Korea
Web / contact / tickets: +82 (0)2 3448 0100

British Council, Hong Kong

Date and time: Saturday, 22 October at 3pm
Price: FREE
Address: 3 Supreme Court Road, Admiralty, Hong Kong Island
Web / contact / tickets: / +852 2913 5100

Boom Art Gallery Bar, Hong Kong

Date and time: Monday, 24 October at 7pm
Price: TBC
Address: G/F, 48 Sai St, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong
Web / contact / tickets: /+852 9844 1688

Ray Art Centre

Date and time: Sunday, 30 October 2016 at 3pm
Price: FREE
Address: Room 182, Block 5A, 128 Huayuan Lu, near Jingxiang Lu, Shanghai, China, 200083
Web / contact / tickets: / +86 021 5393 1060

Minsheng Art Museum, Beijing

Date and time: 10 December 2016 at 2pm
Price: FREE
Address: 9 Jiu Xian Qiao Bei Lu, Chaoyang Qu, Beijing Shi, China, 100015
Web / contact / tickets: 021 6282 8729

The 5th Taiwan International Video Art Exhibition 2016 at Woolloomooloo

Date and time: Friday, 09 December 2016 at 7pm
Price: TBC
Address: No.2 LN.120 Sec.2 Wuchang St. Taipei
Web / contact / tickets: +886 (0)2 28942272


Supported by Arts Council England and Hong Kong Arts Development Council.

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