JUNE 18TH - JULY 5TH
The forecourt of Harbour City Hong Kong is going to be transformed into a swimming pool for summer, and will feature six sculptures by world renowned artist Carole A. Feuerman. The show, organized by Art in the City at Harbour City, opens on June 18th and runs through July 5th. The sculptures will be on view daily from 10am till 10pm.
Harbour City is located on the spectacular Victoria Harbour, one of the busiest spots in Hong Kong, and right next to the famous Star Ferry terminal! Feuerman's six sculptures will be exhibited in a swimming pool constructed specifically for Feuerman’s swimmers solo show. Water will be coupled with interactive technology to complete the elegant illusion. Olympus, Lauren Perdue will be one of Feuerman's sculptures featured on the waterfront. Watch the video to see the behind-the-scenes:
Harbour City receives 222,000 visitors daily. It is a must visit destination for locals and tourists alike. All of Harbour’s events are free admission and non-commercial. They are striving to inject art into the community and act as a bridge between artists and the public.
Harbour City sought out Feuerman’s work because her Swimmers live forever in perpetual summer. Their presence will be a catalyst for people to relish the season and revel in the fact that summer is back! Choosing to exhibit Feuerman’s sculptures in heavily trafficked areas will encourage people to interact with the pieces and feel the warmth and excitement that they radiate.
Art in the City’s mission is to raise public awareness and promote art through media. They hope to educate the younger generation as well as the entire community about artistic expression through the experience of public exhibitions.
Harbour City has held five mega public art and cultural exhibitions since 2007. Among them was Ms. Yayoi Kusama’s ebullient solo show: “Dots Obsession, Soul of Pumpkin” as well as Florentijn Hofman’s wildly successful “Rubber Duck”, which drew thousands of admirers along the Harbour front.
Harbour City offers luxury shopping and dining experiences unlike any other in the world. It stretches for 2 million square feet running parallel with the glorious Victoria Harbour. Its “Star” Ferry pier was named one of the “50 Places of a Lifetime” by the National Geographic Traveller.
Harbour City has become a beacon of the arts. Art in the City has organized musical performances every weekend since 2001. They’ve also dedicated themselves to collecting art pieces from all over the world and exhibiting them throughout the complex.
As a premier destination for people seeking culture and creativity, Harbour City is endeavoring to be associated with the world’s most innovative and talented artists.
Harbour City called on Feuerman to usher in heightened artistic interaction on a personal level for everyday viewers. Her sculptures are magnets for the eye and transformative for any public atmosphere.
After the Hong Kong show, the sculptures will be exhibited in the Daejeon Museum of Art in South Korea, then travel to a museum in Seoul and on to Taiwan.
Recently back from Italy where her two new sculptures are being exhibited in the 2015 Venice Biennale by GAAF, Personal Structures, Feuerman is passionately enthusiastic about exhibiting in Hong Kong.
Her sculptures will enhance the environment and leave an enduring legacy of joy and beauty in this magnificent public space.