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The Sovereign Art Foundation Returns to Art Central for Hong Kong Art Week 2017

SAF returns to Art Central with a playful take on the traditional shops found on Hong Kong’s characterful and vibrant old streets. Visit the Sovereign Art Foundation (SAF) booth at Art Central Hong Kong 2017 and discover a playful take on the traditional shops found on Hong Kong’s characterful and vibrant old streets. Step into a colourful Chinese store brimming with traditional goods and curios and learn more about the important work the Foundation does here in our home city. Within the booth, visitors of all ages can get creative and enjoy three crafty activities, including decoration of paper lanterns, colouring in their very own canvas tote bags and creation of beautiful Chinese decorations out of recycled laisee packets in a kaleidoscope of bright colours. Grown-ups will be invited to browse and buy copies of SAF’s recent photography book Queen’s Road West, The Vanishing Neighbourhood, produced in collaboration with noted urban photographer William Furniss. All proceeds of book sales will go towards funding the Make It Better Project, a SAF initiative which provides expressive arts workshops for children living in some of Hong Kong’s poorest areas. Now in its third edition, Art Central is recognised as a place of discovery and a platform for quality artworks from more established names to be exhibited alongside cutting-edge works by emerging artists. Staged within a 10,000 sqm architect-designed structure, the strong gallery line-up is complemented by a dynamic five-day programme that includes interactive installations, experimental film and performance, engaging panel discussions, as well as some of Hong Kong’s hottest eateries. Billed as one of the most anticipated events on the city’s cultural calendar, the 2016 Fair welcomed over 32,000 international collectors, curators and art enthusiasts, adding a fresh new style to Hong Kong Art Week and firmly establishing itself as an unmissable art event. Catch SAF at Booth F19 in Hall C, near the coffee shop. Art Central will run from 21 - 25 March 2017 at Central Harbourfont, Hong Kong. SAF Subscribers can enjoy a 20% discount on tickets for Art Central using the promo code: SOVEREIGNXAC. Tickets are available here. uob_w