Artists included: Kingsley Ng; Lucy+Jorge Orta; Joao Vasco Paiva; Chen Qiulin; Liu Shiyuan and Liu Yujia.
An exhibition about water and water scarcity at Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art (CFCCA). Aquatopia is curated by Marianna Tsionski, Research Curator, CFCCA & University of Salford, and features the work of six artists from China, Hong Kong and the UK.
Through a mixture of participatory and new media artworks Aquatopia creates a place for engaging and reflecting on water – what it means to our communities and our environments, and the impact of water scarcity and water pollution from different global perspectives.
Aquatopia is sponsored by the Hong Kong Economic Trade Office, with additional support from HKBU Visual Art Academy and Eduord Malingue Gallery.
Preview: Thursday 5 July, 6pm – 8pm. An opportunity to meet with artists and curators and be among the first to see the exhibition before it opens to the wider public.
Free family friendly tours: Saturday 28 July & Saturday 25 August, 11.30am – 12.30pm, booking is advisable via the eventbrite page.
Exhibition dates: Friday 6 July – Sunday 7 October
Opening hours: Tuesday – Sunday, 10am – 5pm
Venue: CFCCA, Manchester