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 2015, 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 arts organisations in the UK, China and Hong Kong will take part in various extensive screenings, exhibitions and artists-in-residence programmes.
The programme was curated by Isaac Leung and Jamie Wyld, and was supported by Arts Council England and Hong Kong Arts Development Council.
Details about the full programme for 2015 can be found here:
- Screenings in UK
- Screenings & Talks in Hong Kong & China
- Residency Programme
- Exhibition at CFCCA, Manchester
- Exhibition at Chi K11 Art Space (K11 Art Mall), Hong Kong
- Exhibition at V Art Center, Shanghai
Co-produced by This is Wyld.