Date : 2019.9.13 – 30
Location : Haw Par Music, 15A Tai Hang Rd, Tai Hang, Hong Kong
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Curators, Mentors and Partners: Alexander Groves & Azusa Murakami (Studio Swine), Brendan Cormier, Douglas Young (Goods of Desire), Frank Leung & Irene Lai (via.), Ho Puay-Peng, Hunter Tura, Lyndon Neri & Rosanna Hu (Neri & Hu), Michael Young, Roger Wu (Haw Par Music), Michelle Chu (Tai Ping) and Marisa Yiu (Design Trust).
Designer Mentees: Adonian Chan, Elaine Yan Ling Ng, Florian Wegenast & Christine Lew, Ire Tsui, Michael Leung & Rony Chan, Julie Progin & Jesse Mc Lin, Polly Ho & Andy Wong, Sharon Tsang-de Lyster, Xavier Tsang
The designer-mentees conducted several site visits to Haw Par Mansion since 23 July 2018. They engaged with the building's history, as well as that of the Haw Par family's, to gain an understanding of possible directions of design and craft.
House of Tai Ping is a 63 years old Hong Kong company, with its rich history; key questions addressed in the workshop included: How do we define Hong Kong identity? And how do we innovate materials and craftsmanship?