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31 Mar - 16 May

Anonymous Society for Magick

By Localiiz 10 March 2020

Event Information

START DATE 31 Mar 2020
END DATE 16 May 2020
15/F Po Chai Industrial Building, 28 Wong Chuk Hang Road, Wong Chuk Hang

“Anonymous Society for Magick” is a mixed-media exhibition with work by five visual artists. While magic alludes to illusion, fantasy, and mind tricks, inspiring us about something that could not possibly have happened. 

Early nineteenth century occultist and ceremonial magician Aleister Crowley first used the word magick, to differentiate his practices and rituals from stage magic. Magick, in Crowley’s definition, is the ‘Science of understanding oneself and one’s conditions,’ ‘the Art of applying that understanding in action’, which equally applies to artist’s own artistic practice. 

Against such multi-layered context, the exhibition intertwines the seemingly dreamlike reality with social critique, summoning amazement whilst simultaneously revealing the hidden truth within our surroundings.


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