Makie Chang is an indigo artist born and based in Hong Kong. She studied Textile and Fashion Design in Hong Kong Polytechnic University and her original indigo art was selected as a finalist in YDC (Young Fashion Designers’ Contest) in 2017. Chang believes in natural, organic creation of art and appreciates imperfections by embracing Wabi Sabi aesthetics.
With her personal brand Makie Mori blending indigo with minimal design, she hopes to bring the art of natural indigo into people’s life and inspires others towards sustainability. Chang hosts regular workshops for all ages and her products are available at M+ , PMQ, JCCAC, and shops around Lamma Island and Peng Chau.
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Hao Lap Yan Benjamin
Born and based in Hong Kong, Hao Lap Yan Benjamin considers himself as an interdisciplinary artist who splits his time between urban and rural settings in Hong Kong. Hao received his BFA from RMIT and Hong Kong Art school in 2011 and gained his MFA in interdisciplinary art at the University of Hartford in 2018. His practice examines the relationship among human being, nature and society. Through diverse medium and approaches, his artworks aim to prompt reflection and reimagination to bring diverse perspective on our established understanding of the world. His practices range from paper-based works to installation, site-specific creation and social engaged practice; creating environmental and ecology art. His works and projects have been exhibited and taken place in gallery spaces, communities and outdoor areas of Hong Kong, China, Macedonia, Iceland and U.S.A.
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Mudwork is a Hong Kong-based art studio founded by artist Chung Wai Ian and Ng Ka Chun. Interested in exploring everyday objects and cultures being neglected or forgotten, they create sculptural works related to play, local trees and nature aiming to explore their alternative and contemporary meanings.
Their recent community and public art projects have been included in the Public Art Collections presented by the Art Promotion Office, Hi! Hill – Community Art Project and the ArtOxygen artist-in-residence program in Mumbai, India.
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C.C.C. Kei Faat Primary School (Yau Tong)
C.C.C. Kei Faat Primary School (Yau Tong), founded in 1965, is a full-time aided primary school. It closely follows the fine traditions and missions of The Hong Kong Council of the Church of Christ in China to run the school. This school has excellent academics and provides a holistic education with modern facilities. It is dedicated to nurturing students spiritually, morally, intellectually, physically, socially and aesthetically. Its goal is to cultivate students with a positive attitude, enabling them to become healthy and responsible citizens.
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Hoi Pa Street Government Primary School
Hoi Pa Street Government Primary School was founded in 1961, locating at 1 Kai Chi Close, Tsuen Wan. It is a whole-day government primary school which is directly managed by the EDB. The school is equipped with facilities such as 30 standardised classrooms, a central school library, music rooms, an art room, a computer room, a general studies room, an English room, a dancing room, a counselling room, resource rooms, a multi-purpose activity room, a hall, a playground and together with audiovisual equipment.
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St. Francis Xavier’s School, Tsuen Wan
St. Francis Xavier’s School, Tsuen Wan is a Catholic boys’ school. The school takes accompanying students’ growth as its responsibility, fostering an atmosphere of freedom and self-discipline, and emphasizes academic growth. It also organizes diverse extracurricular activities to enrich learning experiences and broaden students’ horizons, striving to provide a comprehensive holistic education.
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