From 28 May 2016 to 27 Nov 2016
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Stratagems in Architecture: Hong Kong in Venice

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Hong Kong is a city known for its versatility and flexibility; but what is felt in the life of every day is a sense of rigidity and lack of alternatives. The architecture in these circumstances, it becomes a means to reflect on the human, social and even political and at the same time shapes the public values.

On one side it is complying with the rules of capitalism and private demand; the other seeks to transcend the rules and open up the imagination. What lies in the middle could be confrontational and create battlefields endless and ever-changing. New ideas are tested to the limits of the possible; They may be refused or may be transformed into a new set of values.

The classic Chinese sage of the Thirty-six stratagems is a collection of military tactics applied to war in ancient China; It is divided into chapters that illustrate different situations. His wisdom is used in the modern era in politics, in business and in social relations. Inspired by this classic essay, architects and artists examine the challenges they are facing and seek solutions to the complexity of reality.

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Hong Kong is a city known for its versatility and resilience; yet what is Often seen in daily life is rigidity and lack of alternatives. Architecture, under such circumstance, Becomes an agency of reflecting on human, social and even political conditions, and at the same time molding the values ​​of the public.

On one hand, it Conforms to the rules of capitalism and private demand; on the other, it seeks to transcend the norm and open up imagination. What lies in between could be conflictive and Creates endless and ever-changing battlefields. New ideas are put to test at the borderline; they may fail or they may transform into new set of values.

The classical Chinese essay Thirty-Six Stratagems is a collection of military tactics applied at wars in ancient China That categorized into chapters That illustrated different situations. The wisdom Provides guides in politics, business and civil interaction in modern time. Drawing reference from the classic, the exhibitors examine the challenges they face and attempt to Provide solutions to the complexity of reality.

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Promoters: The Hong Kong Institute of Architects Biennale Foundation; Hong Kong Arts Development Council

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