Records of the HLF Oral History ProjectRecordingsKwong Lee ➔ Kwong Lee Interview part 4 (00:47:11-01:07:07)

Kwong Lee Interview part 4 (00:47:11-01:07:07) (GB3451/OCOX101-001.XME.4)

Archival Record




Local Identifier

OCOX101-001.XME.4 (local reference number)


2017 Aug 04 (was creation date of)

Access status


Use status

Attribution-NonCommercial (CC BY-NC)


Scope and Content

Paort 4 of an interview with Kwong Lee who worked at the Chinese Art Centre in the early 1990s, looking at how the Centre was funded and selection of artists for exhibitions.
  • 00:00 how the Centre was funded
  • 02:47 how the Centre selected artist for their programme; difficulties in finding artists; reliant of word of mouth or other curators; use of open calls; connecting artists through own work as practising artist;
  • 10:38: Connecting with artist from other backgrounds and cultures; British Art at the Centre in 1996 and how it brought the Centre closer to mainstream contemporary art; work with artist such as John Lyons and Cheryl Martin; using other artist to broaden audience and more multicultural approach; positives/negatives of
    Chinese Art Centre location.

Content Extent

19 mins 56s

Content Type


Management and Use

Conditions on Access

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported License.

Digital Surrogate Info

(11.5 MB, 1 files)


Representation Type

mediated ➔ digital

Record Resource Extent

11.49 MB

File Format

MPEG 1/2 Audio Layer 3

Related Content

Related People and Organisations

Lee, Kwong, art director (has creator)
Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art (1989-) (has creator)
Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art (1989-) (has or had subject)
Collishaw, Mat, artist (has or had subject)
Lyons, John, artist (has or had subject)
Martin, Cheryl (has or had subject)
Tang, Lin, artist (has or had subject)

Related places

Manchester ()

Related Terms

Open (has access status)
audio (has content type)
English (has or had language)
digital (has representation type)
MPEG 1/2 Audio Layer 3 (has file format)
Sound (has sound content)
digital (has type of recording)
interviews (has documentary form type)
Attribution-NonCommercial (CC BY-NC) (has use status)


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