Writing

Peer to Peer: UK/HK – Online festivals as gateways to intercultural exchange

BY CHRISTIE CHAN 陳雍希

(Originally published on Corridor8)

2020 may well be remembered by the majority as the year hijacked by Covid-19. What mustn’t slip into oblivion, however, are a series of year-defining social movements, global-scale protests, and international dialogues that have propelled collective reevaluations of the progress of our systems and policies. This year has seen an emergence of different voices in the arts sector, responding to recent circumstances and the associated challenges…

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Christie Yung-hei Chan is a curator, writer and artist born and raised in Hong Kong. She is the co-founder of Art Matters Now, a curatorial initiative based in Tyne and Wear, North East of England.

This article is supported by Peer to Peer: UK/HK.

Weathering Covid-19: Emerging creatives discuss adaptation and recent practices

BY CHRISTIE CHAN 陳雍希

(Originally published on Corridor8)

Covid-19 has had varying degrees of impact on the livelihoods and creative practices of artists and curators. As the co-manager of a new curatorial project, my experience is no exception. In this time of uncertainty, I continue to learn the ropes and adapt…

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Christie Yung-hei Chan is a curator, writer and artist born and raised in Hong Kong. She is currently based in Tyne and Wear, North East of England.

This feature is supported by Arts Council England as part of Corridor8’s 2019/20 critical writing programme.

Curator’s Picks from Our Fragile Coexistence

BY CHRISTIE CHAN 陳雍希

Click the links below to read a series of mini reviews covering some of the artworks selected for Our Fragile Coexistence.