Festival Programme

Simultaneous interpretation in Cantonese during the live events was supported by WMA.

Click on the links below to watch the recordings for each panel event on YouTube.

View the online exhibition here.

Day 1 — Wed 11 November 2020

Peer to Peer Opening Session: Welcome and Introductions – Nick McDowell (Director International, Arts Council England), Sarah Fisher (Director, Open Eye Gallery), Lindsay Taylor (Curator, University of Salford Art Collection), Ying Kwok (Festival Director, Peer to Peer: UK/HK).Watch Here
Panel One: Local/international artistic exchange in the time of global pandemic — Angel Leung (Videotage, HK), Dorcas Leung (HART, HK), Jamie Wyld (videoclub, UK), Lee Wing Ki (Artist, representing 1a space, HK), chaired by Wing-Sie Chan (a-n The Artists Information Company, UK).Watch Here
Panel Two: Working with communities — Charlotte Frost (Furtherfield, UK), Liz Wewiora (Open Eye Gallery, UK), Bruce Li (Centre for Heritage, Arts & Textile, HK), Ivy Lin (Oil Street Art Space, HK), Stuart Tulloch (Firstsite, UK), chaired by James Green (Newlyn Art Gallery and The Exchange, UK)Watch Here

Day 2 — Thu 12 November 2020

Panel Three: Isn’t all art Activism? — Chantal Wong (Eaton HK, HK), Yang Yeung (1983, HK), Helen Wewiora (Castlefield Gallery, UK), chaired by Skinder Hundal (New Art Exchange, UK)Watch Here
Panel Four: Placemaking: Utopian Vision v Social Experiment — Fiona Venables (Milton Keynes Arts Centre, UK), Maddi Nicholson (Artist/Art Gene, UK), chaired by Jeannie Wu (HART, HK)Watch Here

Day 3 — Fri 13 November 2020

Panel Five: Climate: The Defining Emergency of Our Times — Patrick Fung (Clean Air Network, HK), Colette Bailey (Metal, UK), Richard Fitton (Energy House, University of Salford, UK), Lo Lai Lai Natalie (Artist, HK), chaired by Sarah Fisher (Open Eye Gallery)Watch Here
Panel Six: Archiving through change — John Tain (Asia Art Archive, HK), Joseph Chen (Videotage, HK), Stephanie Fletcher (University of Salford Art Collection, UK), chaired by Paul Herrmann (Redeye, the Photography Network / The Photographic Collections Network, UK)Watch Here

Day 4 — Sat 14 November 2020

Panel Seven: Making (it) work online — Jacob Bolton (Peer to Peer: UK/HK), Peter Bonnell (QUAD Derby, UK), Antonio Roberts (Artist, UK), Wu Jiaru (Artist, HK), chaired by Vennes Cheng (Academic and Curator, HK)Watch Here
Peer to Peer: UK/HK Closing Remarks — Chairs: Lindsay Taylor (University of Salford Art Collection) and Ying Kwok (Festival Director). All partners and panelists invited to share their highlights of the Festival.Watch Here

Peer to Peer UK/HK is generously supported by Arts Council England and the GREAT campaign.