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Surrealism in the Eyes of Kids

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7 August, 2021
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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#Southside Saturday
Surrealism in the Eyes of Kids
Saturday, August 7, 11am-6pm

RSVP: [email protected]

Address: 2305 Hing Wai Centre, 7 Tin Wan Praya Road, Aberdeen, Hong Kong

Tel: 2526 1099

Please note: during the duration of the exhibition, Alisan Aberdeen will be open every Friday & Saturday 10am-6 pm. All other times are by appointment only.


As part of Southside Saturday and the last day of our current exhibition “Chinese Surrealism”, come to Alisan Aberdeen for a fun family afternoon of art.  Children will be inspired to explore this important movement with a series of games that challenge one to match the works on display with French Surrealist masterpieces from Centre Pompidou that are currently on display at the HK Musuem.  The day will be rounded off with a Q&A session.

About the Exhibition

This exhibition is a response to the French Surrealist exhibition: Mythologies & Beyond: Masterpieces from the Centre Pompidou which is currently on show at the Hong Kong Museum of Art in collaboration and is presented by the French May Arts Festival this year.

The artists include Cherie Cheuk Ka-waiMok Yat-sanMui Ngo-suet, CharlotteNgai Wing-lam, AntWu Shaoxiang and Zhang Xiaoli. Selected for their interest in Surrealist ideas and imagery such as, dreamscapes and the exploration of the unconscious mind. Using a contemporary Chinese lens, they portray surrealism with their individual technique and media. The surrealist artists they are taking inspiration from include Rene Magritte, Salvador Dali, Man Ray, Alberto Giacometti, Giorgio Chirico and Joan Miro.


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