Since 2004
Works in Hong Kong Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of China

Videotage is a leading non-profit organization in Hong Kong focusing on the presentation, promotion, production and preservation of video and media art, serving artists in the expanding technological art and culture network. Since 1986, Videotage has developed itself from an umbrella for media artists, to a network of media art and culture for cross-disciplinary cultural productions, and platform to facilitate international exchange.
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Both Sides Now II – It was the Best of Times, it was the Worst of Times?

Fri Oct 09, 2015 19:00 - Fri Oct 30, 2015

Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of China

Both Sides Now 2 attempts, through moving image works, to explore national identity and culture, and to raise questions about both China & Hong Kong and the UK. Comparisons between both countries arise – revolution and referendum, richness and austerity, lions and tigers. And unicorns.

Both Sides Now 2 – It was the Best of Times, it was the Worst of Times is the second phase of a long-term project that proposes (historical) re-readings of artists’ moving image from Hong Kong, China and the UK. By selecting video works of art, animations and documentary films, produced by Hong Kong and UK artists from 1989 to 2014, the project will reinterpret the experience of here and now by looking into the potentially excluded and forgotten moving images of Hong Kong.

In the new edition, videoclub (UK) and Videotage (HK) bring together internationally-recognised artists from the fields of video and film during a several month-long programme from June – August 2015. To build on the ideas posited from the success of Both Sides Now – Somewhere between Hong Kong and the UK, 15 art organisations in the UK, China and Hong Kong will take part in various extensive screenings, exhibitions and artists-in-residence programmes.

Participating Artists

China Artists:
LU Yang 陸揚
Shi Zheng 施政

Hong Kong Artists:
Angela SU 徐世琪
Birdy CHU 朱迅
Chloe CHEUK 卓思潁
CHOI Sai Ho 蔡世豪
CHOW Chun Fai 周俊輝
Ellen PAU 鮑藹倫
Jo LAW 羅頌雅
João Vasco PAIVA
Kacey WONG 黃國才
LAW Yuk Mui 羅玉梅
Linda LAI 黎肖嫻
MAP Office 古儒郎 林海華
One Letter Horse 一字馬
Silas FONG 方琛宇
WONG Ping 黃炳

UK Artists:
Benedict DREW
Marianna SIMNETT


Languages and Aesthetics of Spanish Video Art: Ten Years of Critical Practices

Thu Apr 23, 2015 16:30 - Fri May 08, 2015

Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of China

Languages and Aesthetics of Spanish Video Art: Ten Years of Critical Practices

Organized by: Videotage (Hong Kong) and Casa Asia (Spain)
Curated by: Menene Gras Balaguer

*Free Admission
*With English and Chinese Subtitles

Following an exemplary panel discussion about the future of the visual arts within the expanded field of the moving image, Videotage, along with co-organizer CASA ASIA (Spain), will conduct an enlivening series of screenings towards the end of April and into early May titled, Languages and Aesthetics of Spanish Video Art: Ten Years of Critical Practices. Curated by Menene Gras Balaguer, this project recently awarded by ACCA, the Art Critic´s Association, as the Best Project Abroad.

The video art works gathered in this proposal are assembled in seven different chapters or sessions based on conceptual and contextual elements. The proposal comes from the powerful narratives built up by the 25 Spanish artists who are part of this project. All of them engaged with the medium and well known in different international scenes. Their works are not only representative of the expanded field of the moving image, but also of the social landscape of our daily life in all its dimensions. Antoni Muntadas, Dora García, Eugenio Ampudia, Carles Guerra, Eugeni Bonet, Daniel García Andujar, Marcelo Expósito, Marisa González, Josep M. Martín, Alicia Framis, Francisco Ruiz de Infante, Albert Merino or Ivan Marino among others are some of the names specially recommended to articulate the current issues this project deals with, although all of them deserve to be mentioned here for one reason or another.


FUSE Art Residency: Chris Shen: Spectra.009 | HKG Transit

Thu Mar 26, 2015 12:00 - Thu Apr 16, 2015

Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of China

Videotage presents a two-part exhibition by UK artist Chris Shen as part of the FUSE Residency programme.

Operating in the space between technology and art, Chris Shen pursues to re-imagine the language of technology and communication. For the FUSE Residency Shen will present two installation works in two locations that play on the themes of interactivity within the landscape of media consumption.

Part one will present a version of the ongoing series Spectras in the window of Wontonmeen, Prince Edward. Spectra.009 consists of 256 custom manufactured lenticular tiles providing a unique perspective of everyday duality represented through the colours red & blue.

Part two features a continuation of a previous work Rastrum, first exhibited at the V&A Museum in London (2013). This edition titled HKG Transit, features footage filmed from various viewpoints of Hong Kong’s road, rail and ferry systems. The installation sees the cities landscape re-captured and projected at Videotage in the Cattle Depot Artist Village.

錄映太奇隆重呈獻英國藝術家Chris Shen於2015年3月至4月期間舉行的FUSE駐場計劃。



第二組裝置乃曾於2013年在倫敦V&A博物館展出的Rastru的延續 。今次的版本名為HKG Transit.。觀眾可以於牛棚藝術村中看到藝術家以拍攝香港道路` 鐵路和小輪的錄像片段重新構造的香港城市景觀 。


See more of Chris Shen’s work:

135 Lai Chi Kok Road
Hong Kong

16 March – 16 April 2015
Mon – Sun: 10 – 7

Reception: 21st March, 4 – 10pm
Event page:

HKG Transit
63 Ma Tau Kok Road
Hong Kong

26 March – 16 April 2015
Mon – Sat: 12 – 7

Reception: 27th March, 7pm
Q&A Brunch: 28th March, 11am (In English)


Papay Gyro Nights 2015 Hong Kong | 巴比齋魯之夜北歐藝術節(巨大娘節) 2015 香港

Fri Mar 06, 2015 00:00 - Fri Mar 20, 2015

Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of China

DATES: 6-20 MARCH 2015

PAPAY GYRO NIGHTS is presenting independent artist-run projects from Iceland, Finland, Norway, Finland, Sweden and Scotland, a unique selection of Video and Sound Art, Experimental Film and Music, Theatre and Architecture and also series of workshops and talks by philosopher, anthropologist and artists in residency.

On the remote island in Papa Westray, Orkney, North Atlantic, PAPAY GYRO NIGHTS has established itself as a new experimental work production festival.

...Become like water my friend.” - Bruce Lee
OCEAN, as a theme of PGN 2015, is not a limitation, but an opportunity to dissolve boarders and boundaries, to "become like water", to submerge a rigid landmass, to look at OCEAN as a way of action, philosophical paradigm, world of folklore, post-human ecology, or as a mass of water.


*Live Lab: sound, experimental music, poetry, interactive
*0 Free University



fuse:: Chloe Cheuk - Every Every

Fri Feb 13, 2015 19:00 - Mon Mar 02, 2015

Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of China

Videotage is pleased to present the exhibition Every Every by the FUSE resident Chloe Cheuk. Every Every is a series of video and kinetic installations to extract and abstract the recurring pattern of our day-to-day existence. Cheuk sees life as a close-ended spiral, which oftentimes deceives us into the illusion of linear progress, whereas we are actually going round and round. The work particularly draws upon Cheuk’s distress about the recent occupying movement in Hong Kong where the recurring pattern is separation - union - confrontation. Cheuk is tempted to translate the pattern in visual and mechanistic language, with the seemingly innocuous objects such as the windows, kendamas and wheels that caught her attention at the site. By so doing, she slowly releases the empty and helpless feelings due to constant repression. Despite the work’s political context, what Cheuk concerns most is the fundamental meaning of an object - its mutability and its implications for individuals and society, and her tools for investigation are electronic device, video recording and editing.

One of the three exhibited pieces “Waiting for Another Round” is about the wheel, a symbol of the ruthless encroachment of urbanization. After the clearance of occupied sites, Cheuk patrolled the streets and documented the process of wheels devouring every inch of the remaining trace of the protest over 20 days. As the wheels roll on, different protest sites join together and fall apart endlessly. “If the Moment Came” is a video kinetic installation. The ball of kendama is thrown up, hit and open the wired glass window, which soon closes again. Fantasizing about the moment of breaking free from the forces, the ball hits the window persistently, but in vain.