P5.015 : It Was the Best of Times, it Was the Worst of Times? (Hong Kong : Videotage : 2015)

Bibliographic Record

Title and Statement of Responsiblity

Both Sides Now II: It Was the Best of Time, it Was the Worst of Time? = 彼岸觀自在II: 最好的時代, 最壞的時代? / Videotage

Summarization of Content

Exhibition catalogue for the international touring exhibiton Both sides now II: It was the Best of times, it was the worst of times? organised by Videoclub and Videotage. The exhibition was curated by Jamie Wyld and Isaac Leung. 

The work was the second phase of a project that proposed re-reading of artists' moving image work produced by artists in Hong Kong, China and the UK between 1989-2014. The tour aimed to review the works to reinterpret their experiences of here and now.  15 art organisations in the UK, China & Hong Kong took part in various extensive screenings, exhibitions and artist-in-residence programmes. 

Edition Statement:

Publication/Production/Distribution Information

Hong Kong : Videotage , 2015


39 pages ; 8 photographs ; 15 (23.1cm x 16.8cm x 0.2cm)

Content Form and Media Type

text , still image : unmediated

Classification Scheme

CFCCA Library Classification schemeExhibitions literatureExhibitions by nationExhibitions - United Kingdom
CFCCA Library Classification schemeExhibitions literatureExhibitions by nationExhibitions - Hong Kong
CFCCA Library Classification schemeExhibitions literatureExhibitions by nationExhibitions - China (mainland)
CFCCA Library Classification schemeExhibitions literatureTouring Exhibitions
CFCCA Library Classification schemeExhibitions literatureGroup Exhibitions
CFCCA Library Classification schemeExhibitions literatureExhibitions by dateExhibitions: 2010-2019
CFCCA Library Classification schemePamphlets CollectionPamphlets: United Kingdom

Access and Use

Access status

On site

Conditions on Access

The physical publication is available for research purposes in the CFCCA search room by appointment. Items in our library collection are not available for external loans.

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Related People and Organisations

Videotage (has creator)
Lu, Yang, artist (has contributor)
Shi Zheng (has contributor)
Cheuk, Chloe (has contributor)
Choi, Sai Ho (has contributor)
Chow, Chun-fai, artist (has contributor)
Chu, Birdy (has contributor)
Silas Fong (has contributor)
Valery Grancher (has contributor)
Lai, Linda (has contributor)
Law, Jo (has contributor)
Law, Yuk Mui (has contributor)
MAP office, (1996-) (has contributor)
One Letter Horse (has contributor)
Paiva, João Vasco (has contributor)
Pau, Ellen, artist (has contributor)
Su, Angela, artist (has contributor)
Wong, Kwok Choi Kacey, artist (has contributor)
Wong, Ping, artist (has contributor)
Blandy, David, 1976-, artist (has contributor)
Clout, Lucy, artist (has contributor)
Delaney, Anita (has contributor)
Drew, Benedict , 1977-, artist (has contributor)
Rachel Maclean (has contributor)
Rivers, Ben, artist (has contributor)
Shanken, Daniel (has contributor)
Simnett, Marianna (has contributor)
Videoclub (has creator)
Phoenix Cinema and arts centre, 2009- (is related to)
Institute of Contemporary Art (1946-) (is related to)
HOME, (2015-) (is related to)
Chronus Art Centre, (2013-) (is related to)
Electric Palace (is related to)
Fabrica (is related to)
Aspex (1981-) (is related to)
Ray Art Center (is related to)
Connecting Space, Hong Kong (is related to)
British Council, (1934-) (is related to)
Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art (1989-) (is related to)
K11 Art Foundation (is related to)
V Art Center, (2010-2015) (is related to)

Related places

Hong Kong ()
Brighton (is related to)
Hastings (has place of publication)
Manchester (is related to)
Leicester (is related to)
London (is related to)
Portsmouth (is related to)
Shanghai (is related to)
Wuhan (is related to)

Related Terms

text (has content type)
still images (has content type)
English (has or had language)
Chinese (has or had language)
Han (Traditional variant) (has script)
Latin (has script)
monochrome (has colour content)
photographs (has illustrative content)
unmediated (has representation type)
sheets (paper artifacts) (has form of carrier)
exhibition catalogues (has form of work)
Silent (has sound content)
Photographs (has illustrative content)
On site (has access status)

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