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John BATTEN


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留得下的七十年代 | Preserving the 1970s
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Winds of Inertia
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故事 | a story
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印尼泗水兩個完美的晚上 | Two perfect nights in Surabaya, Indonesia
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山竹過後 | Typhoon
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創意對話 | Creative Conversations
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宇宙中兩種量度方法 | Two Measures of Our Universe
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八月瀑布 | August Waterfalls
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在太空船與有機大米之間的溶洞救援行動 | A Cave Rescue Amidst Spaceships & Organic Rice Cultivation
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寧靜的新年漫步,然後…… | A Quiet New Year Walk, Then…
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沒有實現的現代主義海濱夢 | A Failed Modernist Waterfront Dream
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「大館」開幕:呈現言論自由之地 | Tai Kwun Opens: A Place for Freedom of Expression
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收藏藝術的藝術 | The Art of Art Collecting
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奧利奧停戰 | An Oreo Truce
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駱家驄: 郵謎浪蕩 | Lok Ka-chung: Wandering in the Labyrinth of Stamps
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香港獨立藝術空間的緣起
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Public Hero
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Crossing Hong Kong’s Harbour | 橫渡香港的海港
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(再次)守護舊城中環的文化遺產 | Protecting (again) Central’s Delicate Heritage
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‘Toy as Medium’ art exhibition explores fun and games
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Artist Paints Burning Bright Seascapes from Hong Kong Eyrie
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尖沙咀一夜 | One Night in Tsim Sha Tsui
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Shenzhen's MOCAPE: Potential Unfulfilled
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洋溢生命力的非洲 | Life-affirming Africa
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Andrew Luk
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泰國的和解訊息 ∣ A Thai Reconciliation Message
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想把人民變蠢蛋的蠢蛋
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Hong Kong after the Umbrella Protests
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A Heritage Day Without Heritage Advocates
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照片意義 重新審視 ∣ Reassessing a Photograph
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Angela Su: The Afterlife of Rosy Leavers
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文化保育與不擇手段的慈善機構 ∣ Heritage and Unscrupulous Charities
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雨季 ∣ Rainy Season
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Tai Kwun's Artist Book Collection
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取締乏味的石屎高架道路 ∣ Replacing Barren Concrete Overpasses
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What’s caught our eye at Art Basel Hong Kong and Art Central
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Hong Kong’s Art Year: Strong All-year Round
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希望與小奇蹟 ∣ Hope and Small Miracles
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除非毗鄰故宮文化博物館,否則一切往地下發展 ∣ Underground, Unless It’s Next to the Palace Museum
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「形流意動」:M+博物館設計藏品展 ∣ Shifting Objectives – Design from the M+ Collection
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活現檔案歷史 ∣ Bringing Alive Archival History
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Ad Lib – Recent Work of Konstantin Bessmertny
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The Status Quo Rules
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Eating Chaos
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Konstantin Bessmertny: Ad Lib
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我知道我們已走了很遠,但……∣ I Know We’ve Come A Long Way, But…
John BATTEN

Ko Sin Tung & Stephanie Sin: Form Simultaneity
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An Literary Architectural Competition?
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Kurt Tong: Threads of Sisterhood
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「我們都(只是)互聯網美國人」?∣ “Are We All (Just) Internet Americans”?
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優秀的城市都是觸覺敏銳的城市 ∣ Great Cities are Sensitive Cities
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Anish Kapoor
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一輩子的「錯」? ∣ Being 'Wrong' Forever?
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Wong Wai Yin: Without Trying
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Adrian Wong & Shane Aspegren's Cromniomnacy
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莎士比亞的靈感 ∣ Shakespeare's Inspiration
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大學門常開,商場拒客來 ∣ Open Universities and Closed Shopping Malls
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1,000 Families
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不要另一個元創方 ∣ Not Another PMQ
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The Interstitial: Alan Kwan and Kenny Wong
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Hong Kong Contemporary Photography
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Thomas Houseago: Psychedelic Brothers – Drawn Paintings
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谷底 ∣ Down and Down (a Hong Kong observation on suicide)
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Collapse at Tai Kwun/Demolition in Wong Chuk Hang
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A Pill to Calm Me Down: Hong Kong in the 1970s
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擬建藝發局辦公室再顯從上而下的決策 (Top-down Decision-Making for New Arts Office)
John BATTEN

非暴力態度!(A Non-violent Attitude!)
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Muzak, Ambient Music, John Cage and No Silence
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你我未來 循環再造 (Recycling Our Future)
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Xu Zhenbang in Hong Kong
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Tromarama - Indonesian art collective
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Architecture’s Challenge
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Jogya Biennial 2015
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Fung Ming Chip: Shu-Fa Sutra
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Bat Cave – Treasures of the day, creatures of the night
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The Future, Like History (an exhibition of 19 Hong Kong artists)
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Sound Art in Hong Kong
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Imagine there’s no country / Above us only our cities
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The Rise of the 'Emerging' Artist
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Umbrella protests one year later: South Ho & Ken Kitano
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Sonic Anchor #23 – Vinyl Collage / 聲音下寨 #23 – 黑膠拼貼
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Contemporary Spaces - getting the balance right (Allan Sekula's Fish Story, To Be Continued)
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Winter Garden
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拍攝愚昧 Photographing Stupidity
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Migration Season 移民季節
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Sadaharu Horio
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「表現正常」的年輕人是改變的強大力量 / 人的莊園-周慶輝個展 (Youth’s ‘Normality’ a Potent Force for Change / Chou Chin-hui’s Animal Farm)
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Tsang Chui Mei: Some Landscapes
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Zhang Xiao: About My Hometown
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Interest in Hong Kong Photography Remains Low
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Beyond the Sound
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Days push off into nights - and Authority
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Jonathan Day: Postcards from the Road
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Art Basel Week 2015
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Oil Street 1998 and Non-profit Art Spaces Now
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YY9 Gallery: 10th Anniversary Exhibition
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Ivy Ma: Last Year
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Central Police Station: Hong Kong's Next Independent Art Space?
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Aida Makoto & Sophie Calle
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Unseen Existence: Dialogue with the Environment in Contemporary Art
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Undergraduate Graduation Exhibition 2014 at Hong Kong Baptist University's Academy of Visual Arts
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Ling Pui Sze & Stephen Eastaugh
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Tong King-sum
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Hong Kong Umbrellas, Ferris Wheels, Korean Ghosts & Slogans
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Flags Flying Over Hong Kong
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Autonomy for Big (Hong Kong’s M+) and Small Art Spaces
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Tsang Kin-wah, Cheng Ran & Yang Yi-shiang - 'Forest of Illusions'
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Impermanence - Contemporary Tibetan Art
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Being an Art Collector
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Asia Art Archive: Mapping Asia
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Creativity Outside the Art Supermarket
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Ju Ming - Sculpting the Living World
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An Art Boom Now?
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Antony Gormley - States and Conditions, Hong Kong
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Art Fair Philippines 2014
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Building M+
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The Hong Kong Contemporary Art Awards 2012
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Atul Dodiya: Duplicator’s Dilemma
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Tetsuya Ishida
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Hanison Lau Hok-shing
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Painting On and On: Taciturn
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Almost Duplicity
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A Journal of the Plague Year. Fear, Ghosts, Rebels, SARS, Leslie and the Hong Kong Story
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Excuse me, where is the market?: Roy Ng Ting Ho, Wong Ka Wing, Vivian Ho, Wong Tin Yan, KACAMA
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Philippines’ Heritage & Art at the Bellas Artes Project
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Review: Kwan Kam Cheong; Michael Wolf; Ho Fan; Almond Chu
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Au Hoi Lam: My Father is Over the Ocean
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Creative Forces: Kitty Ko Sin Tung
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'Renewed' does not always mean 'improved'
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Timing is everything (WKCD and Hong Kong Galleries) 時機定英雄
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West Kowloon - A Downsizing Now?
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Art Basel Hong Kong 2013
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Otto Li Tin Lun: Digital to Analogue via Pixels
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Hong Kong Eye in Hong Kong
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Review: Jim Lambie / Annie Wan Lai Kuen / Lai Chun Ling and Yu Guy Tse
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Sushan Chan
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Shanghai Biennial 2012
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Industrial Buildings for ALL!
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Hong Kong Eye at Saatchi Gallery
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Rental United - As You Like It photographs & installation
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Hong Kong Visual Arts 2012 – a brief overview
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Creative Forces - Adrian Wong
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Anna Gleeson & Ha Wan Pao
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Stephen Wong Chun Hei’s Plein Air Paintings
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Lanwei - an essay for an exhibition by anothermountainman (Stanley Wong Ping Pui)
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Student Creative Activism and Money Don't Mix
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Horst Faas: Photographer & Photo Editor, 1933 - 2012
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Another Bok
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Collecting for M+
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Central Police Station
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ART HK 2012
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Bloom and Blust 空穴來瘋
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Rental United’s (Stephanie Sin, Damon Tong, Timothy Zau) Performances
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Adrian Wong: Troglodyte See The Light
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A Carefully Sculptured Niche
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Hong Kong’s Art Scene in Ten Years’ Time
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Repeat: 1968/ 2001/ 2006
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Bangkok Smiles All Over Hong Kong
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At a Critical Juncture (關鍵時刻)
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Space and Art (in Hong Kong) (談香港公共空間與藝術實踐)
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The Sculptural Dimension - Contemporary Hong Kong Sculpture
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Down (The World Trade Center and Gretchen So's photographs)
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Simon Birch
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Sindy Wong - The Longest Ride
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Dustin Shum - Blocks
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Cracking the Sunflower Seed
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Looking Beyond China
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Hong Kong’s Grey-walled Art Spaces
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Anothermountainman: What’s Next 30x30 Creative Exhibition
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Gerard Henry - Interior Landscapes
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1+1: A Cross-Strait-Four-Regions Artistic Exchange Project
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Electron Landscape - Lam Yau-sum
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Norman de Brackinghe
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Ha Bik-chuen: From Common to Uncommon
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Building Simplicity
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Freedom to Think/Do
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Lee Kit: Watching Soaps (I can’t recall the day that I last heard from you)
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Lack of Articulation
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'WARM': A climate-specific exhibition by Ludwig
John BATTEN

3rd Guangzhou Photo Biennial: Sightings - Searching for the Truth
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Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Conceptual Art Exhibition
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Feigned Innocence: We All Look
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Hong Kong’s Cultural District Saga
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Work in Sculpture
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Lala-land
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Love Simply (Fotan Artists’ Open Studios)
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Futuramanila at Osage Kwun Tong
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Terminus at Para/Site Art Space
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West Kowloon II: Where Life, Heritage & Culture Meet
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Vivian Poon: Shifting
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Art Issues


收藏藝術的藝術 | The Art of Art Collecting
John BATTEN

想把人民變蠢蛋的蠢蛋
John BATTEN

Hong Kong after the Umbrella Protests
John BATTEN

Tai Kwun's Artist Book Collection
John BATTEN

What’s caught our eye at Art Basel Hong Kong and Art Central
John BATTEN

Hong Kong’s Art Year: Strong All-year Round
John BATTEN

除非毗鄰故宮文化博物館,否則一切往地下發展 ∣ Underground, Unless It’s Next to the Palace Museum
John BATTEN

「形流意動」:M+博物館設計藏品展 ∣ Shifting Objectives – Design from the M+ Collection
John BATTEN

Obituary: Nigel Cameron 金馬倫 (14 March 1920 - 14 February 2017)
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莎士比亞的靈感 ∣ Shakespeare's Inspiration
John BATTEN

不要另一個元創方 ∣ Not Another PMQ
John BATTEN

非暴力態度!(A Non-violent Attitude!)
John BATTEN

你我未來 循環再造 (Recycling Our Future)
John BATTEN

Jogya Biennial 2015
John BATTEN

Umbrella protests one year later: South Ho & Ken Kitano
John BATTEN

Migration Season 移民季節
John BATTEN

Hong Kong’s fighting spirit
John BATTEN

Hong Kong Umbrellas, Ferris Wheels, Korean Ghosts & Slogans
John BATTEN

Autonomy for Big (Hong Kong’s M+) and Small Art Spaces
John BATTEN

An Art Boom Now?
John BATTEN

Art Fair Philippines 2014
John BATTEN

Building M+
John BATTEN

The Hong Kong Contemporary Art Awards 2012
John BATTEN

West Kowloon - A Downsizing Now?
John BATTEN

Art Basel Hong Kong 2013
John BATTEN

Collecting for M+
John BATTEN

ART HK 2012
John BATTEN

Shanghai Biennial 2012
John BATTEN

Freedom to Think/Do
John BATTEN

New/Alternative Art Space


故事 | a story
John BATTEN

宇宙中兩種量度方法 | Two Measures of Our Universe
John BATTEN

八月瀑布 | August Waterfalls
John BATTEN

在太空船與有機大米之間的溶洞救援行動 | A Cave Rescue Amidst Spaceships & Organic Rice Cultivation
John BATTEN

「大館」開幕:呈現言論自由之地 | Tai Kwun Opens: A Place for Freedom of Expression
John BATTEN

駱家驄: 郵謎浪蕩 | Lok Ka-chung: Wandering in the Labyrinth of Stamps
John BATTEN

香港獨立藝術空間的緣起
John BATTEN

‘Toy as Medium’ art exhibition explores fun and games
John BATTEN

Artist Paints Burning Bright Seascapes from Hong Kong Eyrie
John BATTEN

Hong Kong after the Umbrella Protests
John BATTEN

Tai Kwun's Artist Book Collection
John BATTEN

Eating Chaos
John BATTEN

Kurt Tong: Threads of Sisterhood
John BATTEN

一輩子的「錯」? ∣ Being ''Wrong'' Forever?
John BATTEN

不要另一個元創方 ∣ Not Another PMQ
John BATTEN

Ko Sin Tung & Stephanie Sin: Form Simultaneity
John BATTEN

我知道我們已走了很遠,但……∣ I Know We’ve Come A Long Way, But…
John BATTEN

Collapse at Tai Kwun/Demolition in Wong Chuk Hang
John BATTEN

A Pill to Calm Me Down: Hong Kong in the 1970s
John BATTEN

Days push off into nights - and Authority
John BATTEN

Jonathan Day: Postcards from the Road
John BATTEN

Days push off into nights - an exhibition featuring nine artists
John BATTEN

Central Police Station: Hong Kong's Next Independent Art Space?
John BATTEN

An Art Boom Now?
John BATTEN

Central Police Station
John BATTEN

Bloom and Blust 空穴來瘋
John BATTEN

Gavin Au: Still Sitting on the Wall
John BATTEN

Lack of Articulation
John BATTEN

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Conceptual Art Exhibition
John BATTEN

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