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14 May - 16 Jun

HKDI Gallery & Hong Kong Palace Museum present: “Unseen: The Making of Traditional Chinese Furniture”

By Localiiz 6 June 2022

Event Information

START DATE 14 May 2022
END DATE 16 Jun 2022
Experience Centre, Hong Kong Design Institute and Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education, 3 King Ling Road, Tseung Kwan O
(+852) 3928 2566

A joint effort by HKDI Gallery and Hong Kong Palace Museum (HKPM), “Unseen: The Making of Traditional Chinese Furniture” showcases traditional Chinese wooden craftsmanship in a contemporary time. Zoning in on the aesthetics and values tied to authentic woodworking, the event allows for learning about the craft via video documentaries, with real-life stories being shared by unpacking the role of wooden craftsmanship in academia, amongst the design community, and with regards to HKDI students themselves. The display also features a Chinese furniture project helmed by craftsmen Tse Shing-luen and Roy Ng and furniture created by Samuel Chen and Freeman Lau.


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