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Claylaboration – Contemporary Ceramic Art Exhibition

1/F, Thematic Gallery 5
29 December 2018 – 15 April 2019

Presented by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department
Organised by Hong Kong Heritage Museum

Participating Ceramists:
Chan Kiu Hong, Wy Lee and Ryan Hui, Jakie Leung, Rosanna Li, Nick Poon, Annie Wan, Fiona Wong, Yokky Wong
Media Artist: Elaine Wong

What kinds of possibilities will result from a crossover between ceramics and other media? Come and visit this exhibition to broaden your impression of ceramic art! Bringing ceramists and creative talent from other fields together, it will offer you a unique experience in art through their exchanges of innovative concepts and techniques.

By transferring photographic images to ceramic plates, Fiona Wong transforms a moment in time into eternity. Immerse yourself in the surreal atmosphere of Yokky Wong's black-and-white ceramic studio and peek into her intimate world of personal memories. Wy Lee and Ryan Hui will guide you into the world of Zen through hundreds of ceramic bowls. As you admire the elegant dancing ceramic figures by Nick Poon, just one second of evil thoughts will transfer you into Rosanna Li's purgatory to redeem your sins. Don't worry! Jakie Leung's delicate porcelain work will bring you back to the human world, where you can enjoy the artist's fine craftsmanship under shimmering lights. Annie Wan puts her ceramic books to the test of a searing blaze, and a rainbow rises from the ashes. And what do you find underneath Chan Kiu Hong's thousands of ceramic scales? Is it a sleeping monster? As you step into this exhibition, it will surely creep into your imagination, making you gasp for breath.

Get ready for this experimental journey into the imaginative world of ceramic art!

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To coincide with the special exhibitions: Claylaboration – Contemporary Ceramic Art Exhibition and Golden Splendours: 20th-Century Painted Porcelains of Hong Kong, the "Build a Clay Snowman" Workshop will be organised by the museum. Please click here for details.

Welcome to download our exhibition leaflet, feature article and artists' leaflets. You may also view the videos documenting their "claylaboration" process.

Exhibition Leaflet

Exhibition Feature Article – Professor Chan Yuk-keung: Chinese version | English version

Leaflets on Participating Ceramic Artists:

Annie Wan     Rosanna Li     Wy Lee & Ryan Hui     Jakie Leung
Chan Kiu-hong     Fiona Wong     Yokky Wong     Nick Poon

Leaflet on Media Artist:

Elaine Wong

Videos on the "claylaboration" between Ceramic Artists and their Creative Partners

More about Ceramic Artists and their Creative Partners


Exhibit Highlights


What would one see at heart when the hell made by ceramist Rosanna Li
meets interpretations by spatial designer Ng Hoi Chi?



Media artist Elaine Wong presents the creative process
through her video work.
She is documenting how Yokky Wong remakes her ceramic studio with clay.





Jakie Leung made dozens of delicate porcelain plates
for graphic designer Rex Chan to add colourful paintings.
Let's see where this "claylaboration" process leads them.