March 2019
  • 活動日期 格式:2012.3.12 (Sat)2019.3.5(二)
  • 時間19:30-21:00
  • 地點kubrick 百老匯電影中心一樓講廳
  • 語言英語
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Sarah Lippett in Conversation on The Arrival and Visual Rhetoric


"Sarah Lippett in Conversation on The Arrival and Visual Rhetoric" is jointly organised by Cha: An Asian Literary Journal, One City One Book Hong Kong (我城我書) and International Writers’ Workshop - IWW 國際作家工作坊, as part of the Cha Reading Series (http://bit.ly/2DrlbI9). In this event, Sarah Lippett will be in conversation with local artists Kong Kee (江記) and Justin Wong (黃照達). Moderated by Cha contributor Jason S Polley. Their biographies are available below.

One City One Book Hong Kong is a community reading programme which aims to encourage as many people as possible, to read and discuss the same book at around the same time. Each year students, scholars, readers of all kinds will focus their attention on one single book.

The book chosen for the first ever One City One Book initiative in Hong Kong (2019) is The Arrival (2006), a wordless graphic novel by the Chinese Australian graphic novelist Shaun Tan.

The Arrival is a particularly appropriate choice for the first One City One Book initiative in Hong Kong. Shaun Tan's wordless graphic novel transcends language barriers and tells an immigrant story with resonant themes of migration, belonging, and hospitality. This celebrated book appeals to people of all ages, be they children, young adults or adults.

The Arrival will soon be available at kubrick 油麻地店. We hope to see many of you at the various events associated with the One City One Book programme.
日 期︱2019.3.5(二)
時 間︱19:30 - 21:00
場 地︱ kubrick 百老匯電影中心一樓講廳
地 址︱九龍油蔴地眾坊街3號駿發花園H2地舖
講 者︱Sarah Lippett、Kong Kee (江記)、Justin Wong (黃照達)
主 持︱Jason S Polley
語 言︱英語
主 辦︱Cha、One City One Book Hong Kong、IWW
❑ 講者介紹

Kongkee (江記) is a Hong Kong-based comic and animation artist. His published comics include Hi-Jacking (collaborated with Chihoi), Pandaman, Ding Ding Penguin, and more. In 2015, his Travel to Hong Kong with Blur was published in collaboration with the English rock band BLUR. His co-directed animation short “Departure” with TSUI Ka-hei and LEE Kwok-wai received Japan TBS channel “DigiCon6 Asia Gold Mention” in 2017.

Sarah Lippett is a London-based artist and author. Her first graphic novel, Stan and Nan, won the Quentin Blake Prize for Best Narrative at the Royal College of Art and was published in 2016 by Jonathan Cape, becoming a Guardian bestseller and 2016 Book of the Year. Her new autobiographical work, A Puff of Smoke, will be published by Jonathan Cape in early 2020 and is supported by an Arts Council England Literary grant. Alongside her long form works, Sarah has also created socio-political reportage comics focused on the stories of diverse communities living in locations across the UK and abroad. She lectures and participates in talks and discussions on the graphic novel as an art form at universities, literary festivals and in artist studios, both in the UK and internationally.

Jason S Polley is Associate Professor of English at Hong Kong Baptist University. His research interests include post-WWII graphic forms, literary journalism, Indian English fiction, experimental criticism, and Hong Kong Studies. He has published on women in John Banville, slum ideology in District 9, race in The Greenlanders, official narratives in Watchmen, Hong Kong Identity in Wong Kar Wai, and documentary in House of Leaves. He has articles forthcoming on reflexivity in the encyclopedic A Suitable Boy, and irony in the comix of R Crumb. His monograph is entitled Smiley, Franzen, DeLillo: Narratives of Everyday Justice. He has two creative nonfiction books: Refrain and Cemetery Miss You. He is co-editor of the essay collection Cultural Conflict in Hong Kong: Angles on a Coherent Imaginary.

Justin Wong (黃照達漫畫), comic writer and media artist, received his BA (Fine Arts) in Chinese University of Hong Kong in 1996 and his MA (Interactive Digital Media) in London. Upon his return to Hong Kong in 2004, he taught in the School of Creative Media in City University of Hong Kong and worked as Art Director in an interactive media company. At the same time, he began to work for local newspaper as comic writer and illustrator. In 2007, he started his political comic column Gei Gei Gaak Gaak in Ming Pao Daily. His publications include Lonely Planet, Hello World, New Hong Kong, and Je Préférerais ne Pas. He is now an Assistant Professor in the Academy of Visual Arts in Hong Kong Baptist University.