Hong Kong host
Shirley Surya on INTENTION
July 27, 8:00am - 10:00am HKT. Hosted at The Hive Sheung Wan
part of a series on Intention
About the speaker
Since 2012, Shirley Surya has contributed to shaping the Design and Architecture programming and collection at M+ - Hong Kong’s museum for visual culture - through her research and acquisition of works representing key design and architectural developments in post-war Hong Kong, China, Taiwan and Southeast Asia.
At M+, she co-curated the recently opened In Search of Southeast Asia through the M+ Collections (2018), Mobile M+: NEONSIGNS.HK (2014) and Building M+: The Museum & Architecture Collection (2014). Outside of M+, Shirley made curatorial contributions to exhibitions including Incomplete Urbanism: Attempts of Critical Spatial Practice (NTU Centre for Contemporary Art, Singapore, 2016) and Yung Ho Chang & FCJZ: Material-ism (Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing, 2012).
Shirley received her BA in Media Studies at the University of California, Berkeley and MA in History of Design from the Royal College of Art in London.
The Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) is a private, non-profit, accredited institution conferring bachelor’s and master’s degrees in more than 40 majors at distinctive locations to prepare talented students for professional careers. SCAD Hong Kong is the university’s newest location, having welcomed its first students in September 2010. The location is situated in the UNESCO award-winning former North Kowloon Magistracy Building, a historic facility completely renovated and adapted by SCAD. To learn more, visit scad.edu.hk.
Working with a number of successful businesses, Fresh Accounting is a dynamic management accounting practice and consultancy based in Hong Kong & Singapore. We believe accountants should do more than just report on how your business is doing. We are here to assist, identify opportunities and implement strategies that will improve the performance and profitability of your business. Fresh Accounting is powered by Xero, the cloud-based accounting software that allows you to access your finances from virtually anywhere. We are proud to say that Fresh Accounting is one of the fastest growing Xero Platinum Partners here in Asia.
the Hive Sheung Wan is located in the bustling Sheung Wan district and conveniently accessible for those with a need to be based in the heart of Hong Kong. Our co-working space has 3 floors designed to offer an open-plan workspace including hotdesks, dedicated workstations, stylish private offices, events space, a roof terrace and a members only café -operated by Locofama HK open from Monday to Friday 9:00am - 6:00pm.
Redback is a specialty coffee roaster that is passionate about delivering exceptional coffees to our customers. We have a constant and unrelenting focus on selecting, blending and craft roasting the world’s most exceptional coffees. Scottie Callaghan directs Redback’s craft roasting and coffee operations. He has researched, selected, cupped, blended, measured and carefully roasted coffee for the last 10 years. These are his coffees, and he stands behind their quality and blend stability.
Tucked away on one of Wan Chai’s quieter streets, BiteUnite is a cook, create and share community. With modern facilities and a lofty dining space, our fully-licensed co-working kitchen is the heart of our community and an inspiring place to welcome food entrepreneurs from all walks of life. With a comprehensive online platform that connects diners with chefs, BiteUnite seeks to enrich the life, creativity and culture of a city’s communities through a passion for cooking and sharing great food.
Cancan Kwok is a multimedia designer and videographer born and brought up in Hong Kong. She graduated from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Interactive Media in 2017.