The CMBB Para Site International Art Residency (PS IAR) aims to promote the generation of art and ideas through the introduction of invited artists, curators and writers to Hong Kong. As the inaugural residency programme run by Para Site, PS IAR is conceptualised as a research period of up to two months where participants are encouraged to engage with the local and regional art scene through studio visits, talks, screenings, performances and other activities. At the same time, PS IAR hopes to become a platform to facilitate potential future opportunities and collaborations between Hong Kong, Para Site and the participants. PS IAR is an invitation-based programme and is currently unable to process unsolicited applications.

This residency programme is generously supported by CMBB Cultural Organisation. 

 

2.4 - 1.5. 2018

Terence Gower (b. British Colombia) is a Canadian artist based in New York City. He works on a number of bodies of work at once, each developed over several years. In the past decade, his work has focused on a critical re-reading of the modern movement and its utopian bent. Gower has been awarded the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship, Smithsonian Artists Research Fellowship, Canada Council Long Term Grant, NYSCA Architecture, Planning & Design Project Award, Graham Foundation Fellowship, among others. His work is in the permanent collections of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in Washington, D.C, among others.

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Para Site Art Space is financially supported by the Art Development Matching Grants Pilot Scheme of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.

Founded in 1996, Para Site is Hong Kong's leading contemporary art centre and one of the oldest and most active independent art institutions in Asia. It produces exhibitions, publications, discursive, and educational projects aimed at forging a critical understanding of local and international phenomena in art and society.  

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The content of these activities does not reflect the views of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.