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December 10: Symposium on Underground Music-Making in Hong Kong and East Asia

Venue: ACO book store / ACO Art and Culture Outreach

14/F, Foo Tak Building, 365-367 Hennessy Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong

Keynote Speaker: Professor Will Straw, James McGill Professor of Urban Media Studies, McGill University, Montreal, Canada.


Dr. Nathanel Amar (The University of Hong Kong, Society of Fellows), Steve ‘Nerve’ Hui (Twenty Alpha/ Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts), Alexander Lau (Empty Gallery, Gallery Director), Fiona Lee (artist), Dr. Cedric Maridet (CityU/HKBU), Dr. Jose Vicente Neglia (The University of Hong Kong), Edward Sanderson李蔼德 PhD student at Hong Kong Baptist University), Kung Chi Shing (independent musician, Music Associate at West Kowloon Cultural District Authority), Prof. Will Straw (McGill University), Prof. Ken Ueno (City University of HK/ UC Berkeley), Dennis Wong (artist, event organizer, founder of ‘Noise to Signal’ series and co-founder of ‘Kill the Silence’ festival), X:sper (artist, founders/organizers at the Culture Industries Association), Alex Yiu aka ‘Alexmalism’ (Composer, DJ, sound artist, producer).


Dr. Damien Charrieras – Associate Professor | School of Creative Media | City University of Hong Kong

François Mouillot, PhD – Research Assistant Professor | Department of Humanities and Creative Writing | Department of Music | Research Cluster in Creative Media and Practice | Hong Kong Baptist University

This symposium is supported by the Hong Kong Arts Development Council, The School of Creative Media, City University of Hong Kong, Art and Culture Outreach.


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