February 2012 Highlights

Opening Event Date, Time, Venue Content

Opening Ceremony

  • Public
16/2 (Thu)

Piazza, Kowloon Park, TST

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- Mr. Stephen Lam Sui Lung, GBS, JP,

  Chief Secretary of Administration,


- Mr. Wang Youpeng, Deputy Secretary

  General of the Shenzhen Municipal


- Ms. Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor,

  GBS, JP, Secretary for Development,


- Mr. Pien Tyzz-shuh, Deputy

  Commissioner, Department of Urban

  Development, Taipei City


- Mr. Chien Yu-lung, Deputy Director,

  Urban Redevelopment Office Taipei


- Mr. Terence Riley, Chief Curator,

  Shenzhen & Hong Kong Bi-City

  Biennale of Urbanism\Architecture 

Cocktail Reception

  • Public
19/2 (Sun)

Wanchai Visual Archive, 5 Hing Wan Street, Wan Chai (Behind the historic Blue House)
Symposium Date, Time, Venue Content

Is Biennale Global or Local?

  • Public
  • English
16/2 (Thu)

Studio, Fringe Club, Central
- Gene K. King, Chief Curator, 
  2011-12 Hong Kong & Shenzhen
  Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism
- Anderson Lee, Chief Curator, 
  2011-12 Hong Kong & Shenzhen
  Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism
-  Terence Riley, Chief Curator,
  2011 Shenzhen & Hong Kong
  Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism
- Huang Weiwen
- Aaron Betsky, Cincinnati Art
  Museum Director, Director of
  2008 Venice Biennale of

"Occupying" the City and Public Realm

  • Public
  • English
18/2 (Sat)

Lecture Hall, Hong Kong Heritage Discovery Centre

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- Liu Yuyang, Founder, 

Atelier Liu Yuyang Architects

- Li Xiangning, Tongji University
- Harry den Hartog, Founder,
  Urban Language
- Rossana HU, Founder, Neri & Hu
- Eric Schuldenfrei, Marissa Yiu,
  Founding partners, ESKYIU
- Zhuo Tao, HKU

Double-take Vision?

  • Public
  • English
18/2 (Sat)
2pm - 3:30pm

Studio, Fringe Club, Central

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- Norihiko Dan, Norihiko Dan 

  and Associates

- Ulf Meyer, Partner in the
  architecture office of
  Ingenhoven Architects in  
- Felix Claus, Claus en Kaan
- Nasarine SERAJI, 
  Atelier Seraji Architectes
  & Associés
- David Tseng, Tung Hai University


From Rising Currents to Counterpart Cities: Collective Action and Urban Resiliency

  • Public
  • English
18/2 (Sat)
3:45pm - 5:30pm

Studio, Fringe Club, Central

- Paul Lewis, Lewis Tsuramaki

  Lewis (New York)

- Kim Yao, Architecture Research
  Office (New York)
- Jonathan D Solomon,
  Faculty of Architecture, HKU
- Dorothy Tang, 
  Faculty of Architecture, HKU
- Feng Guochan, 
  Zhubo Architects, Shenzhen
- Wilson Lau, Civic Exchange
- Dr. Iris Hwang, ARUP Hong
Environment and Conservation Fund
Film Screening Date, Time, Venue Content


23/2 (Thu)

agn├Ęs b. CINEMA, Hong Kong Arts Centre,
Wan Chai

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HKG / 2003 / Col / 35mm / 88mins /


In Cantonese with Traditional

Chinese and English Subtitles

Director: Johnny To


Post-screening Sharing Session:

Speaker: Dr. Esther M.K. Cheung

Conducted in Cantonese