Wednesday 11 September, 1–2pm, NAS GalleryHong Kong Open Printshop collective was founded in 2000 and is Hong Kong’s first non-profit open printshop run by artists, starting out as a small art group it has grown into Hong Kong’s leading graphic art organisation. HKOP is dedicated to promoting graphic art, encouraging international cultural exchange, enhancing quality and professional standards in printmaking and giving back to the community by preserving local print art culture.
In 2020 HKOP collective will be presenting the International Multi-disciplinary Printmaking, Artists, Concepts and Techniques conference – IMPACT 11. First held in 1999, IMPACT is one of the largest professional conferences dedicated specifically to printmaking. The theme of ‘Print Art Hong Kong: Legends and Legacies’ has been chosen for the 2020 edition and will explore Hong Kong’s historical lithography and letterpress printing through to printmaking creations by contemporary local artists. Hear HKOP collective Board Chairman Ho-yin Fung and Program Director Sau-mui Yung talk about HKOP and their plans for the conference.
Ho-yin Fung and Sau-mui Yung are currently in Sydney to take part in Sydney Contemporary where HKOP has a stand.