Histoires

  • Xiao Xu — Streams of Eventide
    In 2018, Ora-Ora held a solo exhibition for contemporary artist Xiao Xu - Streams of Eventide, which offers the audience a different artistic experience and allows them to discover the infinite possibilities of contemporary ink. The exhibition investigated the contingent landscape between reality and illusion, filling the pictorial surface with glaciers and mazes. Through this dreamy depiction, Xiao questioned and reflected on the diversity of human nature. 
     
    As an extension of the themes explored in the exhibition, Ora-Ora presents the accompanying book, also titled Streams of Eventide. With an assortment of articles and an extensive Q&A with the artist, the book not only allows audiences to further examine and understand Xiao’s creative process, but provides an opportunity for readers to deeply appreciate the essence of Xiao’s aesthetics. 
  • Ora-Ora Live — Episode 10: Interview with Alan Lo
    This week on Ora-Ora Live we speak to art patron and collector Alan Lo on his art collecting journey.
  • Ora-Ora Live — Episode 9: Interview with Jeff Leung
    THIS WEEK, ORA-ORA SPEAKS WITH CURATOR JEFF LEUNG ON THE CHANGING ART ECOSYSTEM AND HIS INSIGHT ON THE FUTURE OF EXHIBITION PLANING AND CURATING IN HONG KONG. 
  • Ora-Ora Live — Episode 8: Interview with Hung Keung
    THIS WEEK, ORA-ORA SPEAKS WITH MULTI-MEDIA ARTIST HUNG KEUNG ABOUT A NUMBER OF HIS ARTWORKS, REFLECTING ON HIS ARTISTIC JOURNEY AND INTENTIONS. 

     

  • Ora-Ora Live — Episode 7: Interview with Szelit Cheung
    THIS EPISODE, ORA-ORA VISITS HONG KONG ARTIST SZELIT CHEUNG'S STUDIO, AS HE REFLECTS ON HIS JOURNEY AS A LOCALLY BASED ARTIST. 

     

  • Ora-Ora Live — Episode 6: Interview with Nina Pryde
    THIS EPISODE, ORA-ORA ACCOMPANIES HONG KONG ARTIST NINA PRYDE FOR AN EXCURSION TO SHARP ISLAND, AS SHE DISCUSSES HER ART-MAKING AS A PAINTER, COLLAGE ARTIST, AND PHOTOGRAPHER.

     

  • Ora-Ora Live — Episode 5: Interview with Catherine Kwai from Kwai Fung Hin Gallery
    THIS WEEK, ORA-ORA SPEAKS WITH SEASONED GALLERIST CATHERINE KWAI, OWNER OF KWAI FUNG HIN ART GALLERY, ON HER PURSUITS OF THE ARTS AND HER INSIGHT ON THE HONG KONG ART SCENE.
  • Ora-Ora Live — Episode 4: Interview with Annie Wan from Academy of Visual Arts at Hong Kong Baptist University
    This week, we are pleased to have Annie Wan, artist and Assistant Professor of the Academy of Visual Arts at Hong Kong Baptist University, join our discussion on her journey to becoming a ceramic artist.
  • Ora-Ora Live — Episode 3: Interview with Carmen Shek Cerne from Christie’s
    This week, we are pleased to have Carmen Shek Cerne, Senior Specialist Head of Sale, Chinese Paintings from Christie’s, join our discussion on her career in the auction house, tips on art valuation and the current market trends of Chinese paintings globally.
  • Zhang Yanzi — Excess

    ORA-ORA AT ART BASEL HONG KONG 2020 ONLINE VIEWING ROOMS
    Zhang Yanzi — Excess
    Ora-Ora is pleased to announce our participation in Art Basel’s first iteration of Online Viewing Rooms, a new digital platform designed to connect galleries and collectors from around the world.
     
    At Art Basel in Hong Kong, Ora-Ora will reject the siren conspiracy of past and future, joined together to weaken our grip on the present. We turn instead to the real, the overlooked, the underrated: the now. Our best course of action is to live a full, unlimited life today. In so doing, we sing in unison with our ancestors: 來世不可待,往世不可追也  (“Don’t chase the past. Don’t chase the future either”). The words of Warring States philosopher Zhuangzi in his Ren Jian Shi came in the midst of strife, conflict and starvation. The urgent message of life’s precariousness and fragility served both as a chilling necessity and a practically applicable philosophy.
     
    Ora-Ora will regularly introduce some of our exhibiting artists along with their artwork highlights. This time, we present contemporary artist Zhang Yanzi with her sculpture, Excess (2017).
  • Liu Qi — Ferocious Tiger in Heart

    Ora-Ora at Art Basel Hong Kong 2020 Online Viewing Rooms
    Liu Qi — Ferocious Tiger in Heart
    Ora-Ora is pleased to announce our participation in Art Basel’s first iteration of Online Viewing Rooms, a new digital platform designed to connect galleries and collectors from around the world.
     
    At Art Basel Hong Kong, Ora-Ora will reject the siren conspiracy of past and future, joined together to weaken our grip on the present. We turn instead to the real, the overlooked, the underrated: the now. Our best course of action is to live a full, unlimited life today. In so doing, we sing in unison with our ancestors: 來世不可待,往世不可追也  (“Don’t chase the past. Don’t chase the future either”). The words of Warring States philosopher Zhuangzi in his Ren Jian Shi came in the midst of strife, conflict and starvation. The urgent message of life’s precariousness and fragility served both as a chilling necessity and a practically applicable philosophy.
     
    Ora-Ora will regularly introduce some of our exhibiting artists along with their artwork highlights. This time, we present contemporary artist Liu Qi and his stunning large-scale work, Ferocious Tiger in Heart (2016).
  • Ora-Ora Live — Episode 2: Interview with Professor Kurt Chan
    This week for Ora-Ora Live, we are pleased to have Hong Kong Art School Acting Director, Professor Kurt Chan, join our discussion on his career in art education and the current circumstances Hong Kong art students are facing now in society.
  • Ora-Ora Live — Episode 1: Interview with Halley Cheng
    Each week, Ora-Ora’s founder Dr. Henrietta Tsui-Leung will speak to various members of the art community to address topics of interest related but not limited to Hong Kong’s art and cultural scene.
     
    For the first week, we are pleased to invite Hong Kong Artist Halley Cheng to join our discussion about his thoughts and changes towards creating artwork under the recent phenomenon in Hong Kong.