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“Future of Design Curation” Virtual Dialogue July 28th 2021; and announcing Design Trust / RCA Fellowship in Design Curation 2022 Call for Applicants.

Design Trust is pleased to share an upcoming virtual dialogue, “Future of Design Curation” where recent fellows, Carrie Chan and Anne Zhou will share their research and experiences. Jointly organised by Design Trust and the Royal College of Art, this event will take place on Wednesday 28th July 2021, 17:00-18:45 Hong Kong Time/ 10:00-11:45 London Time. Roundtable will be chaired by world renowned Design historian Jane Pavitt amongst invited guest speakers as respondents. Upcoming the Design Trust / RCA Fellowship in Design Curation 2022 is now inviting applicants with the deadline of 23rd September 2021 with a focus on the theme ‘Hyperlocal’.

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“Future of Design Curation” Virtual Dialogue will take place on 28th July 2021, 17:00-18:45 Hong Kong Time/ 10:00-11:45 London Time.
Design Trust Grantee Project Highlights on now at The 17th International Architecture Exhibition Venice Biennale, and 2021 London Design Biennale exhibition.

Design Trust’s Feature Grant Project “Split Lives: Stories from the Underground House” by Hong Kong based academic group Rural Urban Framework is now exhibiting at the 17th International Architecture Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia, in Venice from 22 May – 21 November 2021. Whilst “Sandtable” curated by Design Trust Feature Grantee team from the Hong Kong Design History Network, is now on show at the London Design Biennale Hong Kong Pavilion responding to the theme of “Resonance”.

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“Sandtable” curated by Design Trust Feature Grantee team, is currently on show at the London Design Biennale Hong Kong Pavilion from 1st-27th June 2021.
DESIGN TRUST: Critically Homemade, currently featured at the GEOSCOPE 2 installation at the Venice Biennale and upcoming at the Guangdong Times Museum Exhibition from 17th July to 29th August 2021.

Save the date for our upcoming “DESIGN TRUST: Critically Homemade” feature at Guangdong Times Museum “Architects in Action” curated by Hou Hanru. Further afield, DESIGN TRUST is also invited as one of the contributors to the installation GEOSCOPE 2 designed by Daniel López-Pérez & Jesse Reiser, with other contributors such as Pritzker Prize winning architect Kazuyo Sejima to radical ecologist and philosopher Timothy Morton at the Central Pavilion in the Giardini.

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“DESIGN TRUST: Critically Homemade” participating currently in Geoscope 2 at the Venice Biennale.
Design Trust Futures Studio’s Yi Pei Square Playground opens to the public: a testament to cross-disciplinary community collaboration, participation and innovation

After three and half years, the first of the four pilot micro-parks – Yi Pei Square Playground – in Tsuen Wan district, officially opened on 15 April 2021 for the enjoyment of the neighborhood and public as part of the Design Trust Futures Studio initiative programme “PLAY IS FOR THE PEOPLE” (2018). Designer-mentees, advisors, mentors, architects, engineers to community NGOS, council members to public agencies, participate in this positive momentum to improve public space design engagement in Hong Kong.

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Yi Pei Square Playground, Tsuen Wan officially opened on 15 April 2021 for the enjoyment of the neighborhood and public.
Design Trust 2021 April Cycle Grant Recipients | Design Trust Call for Grants

Design Trust 2021 July Grant Application is now open. Share with us your ideas and proposals by 20th July 2021. Design Trust offers grants to designers, curators, collectives and non-profit organisations for project proposals that are relevant to the context and content of Hong Kong and the region. We are also pleased to announce the Grant Recipients from the 2021 April cycle and a special feature on "Look: The Graphic Language of Henry Steiner" exhibition curated by Design Trust Feature Grantees.

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Applications for the next grant cycle will close on 20th July 2021. Apply now!
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