29 Dec 2021 (Wed)
Ink Global 2021 Opening Ceremony
The Opening Ceremony of Ink Global 2021 was held on 28 December. HKSAR Chief Executive Mrs Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, HKMU President Prof. Paul Lam Kwan-sing together with other guests were invited to officiate at the ceremony.
Thirteen pieces of artwork by the HKMU Creative Arts students were featured in the exhibition. The students integrated new multimedia technologies such as animation, Augmented Reality (AR) and digital paint brush to recreate traditional ink paintings. After the ceremony, HKMU students introduced their work to the Chief Executive. Mrs Lam also posed for a photo with the student of "goldfish ink painting" presented by AR technology in front of the work.
That night, HKMU President Prof. Paul Lam Kwan-sing, Provost Prof. Reggie Kwan Ching-ping, Dean of School of Arts and Social Sciences Prof. Charles Kwong Che-leung, and Head of Creative Arts cum Associate Professor Dr Rebecca Leung Mo-ling attended a welcoming dinner held at the Government House.
Featuring 500 stunning ink paintings from around the world, the exhibition is now held at the Exhibition Gallery of Hong Kong Central Library until 21 January 2022. To learn more, please visit the webpage: http://inkglobal.org/index/.