top 0

Subscribe to our weekly newsletter to get our top stories delivered straight to your inbox.

Copyright © 2024 LOCALIIZ | All rights reserved
23 Apr - 23 May

Audemars Piguet x Phoebe Hui presents: “The Moon is Leaving Us”

By Localiiz 25 February 2021

Event Information

START DATE 23 Apr 2021
END DATE 23 May 2021
Tai Kwun, 10 Hollywod Road, Central

Audemars Piguet Contemporary announced that Hong Kong-based multidisciplinary artist Phoebe Hui has been selected to present the fifth Audemars Piguet Art Commission, in collaboration with Hong Kong-based independent curator Ying Kwok, who notably curated the Hong Kong Pavilion at the 57th Venice Biennale in 2017.

The large-scale installation titled “The Moon is Leaving Us” is derived from historical and contemporary observations of the moon and highlights the critical role that visual representation plays in science and in our understanding of the universe. It will be unveiled at Tai Kwun, Centre for Heritage and Arts, in Hong Kong on 23 April 2021 and will run for four weeks, remaining on view through Art Basel Hong Kong (scheduled 19 to 23 May 2021). This marks the first Audemars Piguet Art Commission to be shown in Asia.

Both a researcher and a maker, Phoebe Hui is known for her thought-provoking artworks that combine elaborate subject matter, intricate artistry and traditional craftsmanship. Hui’s practice aims to deconstruct, decipher and visualise scientific inventions, innovations and technologies, revealing their concealed beauty and enabling her audience to better understand their complexity. Inspired by her everyday life and often imbued with humour, Hui’s artistic language emphasises the inextricable links between artistic representation, science and technology.


My Life in Hong Kong

Covering the hottest new eats, the best places to play, offbeat takes on local culture, and so much more, Localiiz is every Hongkonger’s destination for how to live a well-rounded life in our vibrant city. Why the strange spelling? Well, Localiiz is designed to be your “local eyes”—and for that, you need two i’s.