Carrera Presents Liberatum Hong Kong
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CARRERA PRESENTS
LIBERATUM HONG KONG

www.liberatum.org.uk

Carrera presents
Liberatum Hong Kong International Festival of Culture
27-29 April 2012

Founder and Artistic Director: Pablo Ganguli

Creative Director and Co-founder: Rosey Chan

Festival Producer: Josephine Lawrence

Official Festival Title Sponsor: Carrera
Official Festival Producer: Orient Unlimited

Official Venue Partner: The Lane Crawford Joyce Group

Official Hotel Partner: The Upper House
Official Festival International Media Partner: The Financial Times

Official Supporting Sponsor: Chloé
Official Cultural Partner: The British Council

Digital Media Partner: Hypebeast
Official VIP Programme Sponsors: Salvatore Ferragamo, SEVVA, KEE, Yardbird

Special Sponsor: Miele

Official Social Partner: ELEQT

Official Concierge Partner: Quintessentially
Official Trend Partner: WGSN

Festival Florist: Ellermann

Participants include Khalil Fong, Daniel Wu, Rossy de Palma, Wing Shya, Nobel Laureate Sir VS Naipaul, Paul Schrader, Rosey Chan, Terence Koh, Pharrell Williams, Hong Kong New Music Ensemble, Mike Figgis, OMA Partner – Architect, David Gianotten and many others.

Carrera presents Liberatum Hong Kong will bring together international cultural icons, creative leaders and acclaimed artistic minds to Hong Kong to connect them with their counterparts in Asia through an original and captivating programme.

After the great success of Liberatum festivals in different parts of the world including Istancool in Istanbul, Liberatum’s founder and artistic director Pablo Ganguli and Liberatum co-founder and creative director for Hong Kong, Rosey Chan will bring leading artistic personalities from the world over to Hong Kong, with a programme aimed at captivating and opening global minds.

Some of the participants confirmed to attend include Grammy Award winning producer, musician and designer Pharrell Williams, renowned American screenwriter and filmmaker Paul Schrader, architect David Gianotten, Nobel prize winning author Sir VS Naipaul, photographer Wing Shya, singer Khalil Fong, iconic spanish actress Rossy de Palma, Italian Vogue editor in chief and fashion icon Franca Sozzani, leading French art dealer and gallerist Emmanuel Perrotin, Grammy Award winning producer and musician William Orbit, The Upper House designer Andre Fu, composer and pianist Rosey Chan, Chinese-Canadian artist Terence Koh, actor Daniel Wu, Academy Award nominated director Mike Figgis, film producer Nansun Shi and Russian artist Svetlana K-Lie among many others. In addition to the festival programme, Liberatum will present “Just Tell the Truth” short films made by Mike Figgis featuring David Lynch, Marina Abramovic, Jonas Mekas, Paul Auster, John Berger, Sir Peter Blake and Siri Hustvedt. Liberatum will also present a special showcase of legendary photographer’ Guy Bourdin’s work.

Carrera presents Liberatum Hong Kong promises to be a mesmerising festival of art, design, fashion, literature, film, music and ideas. Building on the achievements of the previous global festivals, our vision is to produce an awe-inspiring three-day cultural convention, featuring a diverse and stimulating programme, and further raising the profile of Hong Kong as a forward-thinking world city. Carrera presents Liberatum HK will enhance the reputation of Hong Kong as a great cultural city and pay tribute to Hong Kong’s cultural heritage. It will present an ambitious and original programme, which will aim to place Hong Kong firmly at the centre of the international cultural scene in 2012.

Hong Kong continues to evolve and an event such as Carrera presents Liberatum Hong Kong 2012 will serve to nurture the city’s cultural identity locally and on the world stage. Carrera presents Liberatum Hong Kong will be held at The Lane Crawford Joyce Group at One Island South in Aberdeen. The festival hotel and home is the Upper House located in Pacific Place.

For further information please contact: Liberatum E-mail: office@liberatum.org
UK/International press enquiries: Lisa Baker Phone: + 44 7768 310038 E-mail: lisa@lisabakerltd.com

NOTICE – FREE ENTRY FOR THE PUBLIC

Public can attend free of charge and no need for a pass or ticket

FOR VIP AND PRIORITY PASSES

E-mail: office@liberatum.org

* Liberatum cannot be held responsible for last-minute changes in the programme or if a participant is unable to attend due to unforeseen circumstances.

Programme

EXHIBITIONS AND SCREENINGS PROGRAMME AT
CARRERA PRESENTS LIBERATUM HONG KONG

FESTIVAL VENUE: The Lane Crawford Joyce Group at ONE ISLAND SOUTH
2 Heung Yip Road, Wong Chuk Hang, Aberdeen, Hong Kong

FREE ENTRY

3-6PM on 27, 28 and 29 April 2012

MIKE FIGGIS – JUST TELL THE TRUTH
Exclusive screenings of filmed interviews by Mike Figgis talking to John Berger, Marina Abramovic,
Paul Auster, Siri Hustvedt and David Lynch.

BOURDIN, SES FILMS
Rare short films of Guy Bourdin
Curated by Shelly Verthime

MEMORIES AND IMAGES
Wing Shya Photography

CAMERA SHYNESS THERAPY
Live Photoshoot with Earl Wan, Mike Figgis and Wing Shya

PETER MACAPIA – INSTALLATION

CARNAL WORLD – SVETLANA K-LIE

TALKS, PERFORMANCES, CONVERSATIONS,
DISCUSSIONS AND Q&A PROGRAMME
AT  CARRERA PRESENTS LIBERATUM HONG KONG

FESTIVAL VENUE: The Lane Crawford Joyce Group at ONE ISLAND SOUTH
2 Heung Yip Road, Wong Chuk Hang, Aberdeen, Hong Kong

FREE ENTRY
FIRST COME FIRST SERVED

FRIDAY 27 APRIL 2012

3PM FESTIVAL OPENING

3:30PM PHARRELL’S VISION
In Partnership with The British Council
Pharrell Williams on contemporary Music and Design
with Khalil Fong and William Orbit

4:45PM  SPEED IN ARCHITECTURE
OMA Partner – Architect, David Gianotten

5:45PM SPACES FOR ART AND ART FOR SPACES
Andre Fu and Emmanuel Perrotin

6:30PM PERFORMANCE – MUSICAL JOURNEYS
Rosey Chan

SATURDAY 28 APRIL 2012

3PM HIS MASTER’S VOICE
In Partnership with The British Council
Nobel Laureate Sir VS Naipaul

4PM STORIES ON SCREEN
In Partnership with The British Council
Nansun Shi, Paul Schrader, Daniel Wu and Mike Figgis
on Storytelling in New Media

5PM WEBSTER’S GEMS
Stephen Webster on the art of jewellery design

6PM LIBERATUM CHAMBER RECITAL – 28TH APRIL 2012 6PM

ARTISTS

WILLIAM LANE, viola (Australia)

GERALD PEREGRINE, cello (Ireland)

FABIO D’ANDREA, composer (UK)

ENSEMBLE LIBERATUM (HK)

PROGRAMME

Duo for viola and cello (with 2 obbligato eyeglasses) – Beethoven

William Lane, viola, Gerald Peregrine, cello

Suite no.1 in G major – J.S. Bach

Gerald Peregrine, cello

“Ageha Tokyo” for violin and electronics - Samson Young

William Lane, violin

Pavane for strings – Fabio D’Andrea (world premier)

Ensemble Liberatum

Duo for violin and cello – kv423 (arranged for viola and cello) - Mozart

William Lane, viola, Gerald Peregrine, cello

7PM THE KOH SHOW
Performance Art – Terence Koh

Note: Timing for Skype talk sessions with Franca Sozzani
and other artists will be announced on the day at the venue

SUNDAY 29 APRIL 2012

3-5PM WORKSHOPS/MASTERCLASSES
with Peter Macapia and Mike Figgis

Marianne Faithfull – time to be announced soon

* Liberatum cannot be held responsible for last-minute changes in the programme or if a participant is unable to attend due to unforeseen circumstances.

 

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