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Meet-the-Artist: Jaffa Lam [ FULL ]
 
Meet the Artists

“Meet the Artists” allows the arts ambassadors to talk to different local artists face to face to appreciate the artists’ artwork and learn their interesting stories behind.
 


“Collaborative: Weaver” by Jaffa Lam Laam
Experience an Exhibition of Sculpture and Installation Art


Jaffa discovers the features of recycled crate wood and old furniture, and transforms them into unique large-scale works and installations. In this exhibition, she collaborates with different local groups and creative personnel, including women workers and carpenters, to create new artworks that reflect her opinion of the role of art in the community.

You are welcome to visit her “Collaborative” to know more about the out of the ordinary stories behind.

Using fabric taken from a used umbrella to create an installation art
 
Interplay of light and shadow, forms and textures

// About the activity  /

Date: 2 February 2013 (Sat)
Time: 10:30am-12:00noon
Venue: Pao Galleries, Hong Kong Arts Centre
2 Harbour Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong
Quota: 15 Ambassadors 
(Priority will be given to 5th Arts Ambassadors)

 

This session is conducted in Cantonese.

Interested Arts Ambassadors please click the button “Join” below for registration. An email confirmation with activity details will be sent to ambassadors.

Deadline of registration: 28 Jan 2013

 
//  About the Artist  //
 
Lam received her BFA, MFA and Postgraduate Diploma in Education at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. She is now teaching at the Hong Kong Art School.  Apart from solo exhibitions, Lam was invited to take part in many local and international exhibitions, as well as artist residency programmes in Kenya, Taiwan, Bangladesh, Shanghai, New York and Toronto, etc. 
 
Jaffa is a sculptor specializing in large scale site-specific works of mixed media sculptural installations, which are mainly made with recycled materials like crate wood, old furniture and recycled fabric.  In recent years, she has been involved in many public sculptural and community projects in Hong Kong and overseas, and her works often explore issues related to the local culture, history, society and current affairs. 
 
 
 
 
[ The event is full. Thank you! ]