A little farther from the usual haunts of trendy Poblacion and a little near Rockwell, Pineapple Lab is a creative hub dedicated to artists and makers of all pronouns and colors of the spectrum.
In June 2019, for instance, Pineapple Lab hosted The Lil Gay Shop, “retail experience that highlights the sparkly spectrum of magical makers within the LGBTQIA+ community.”
Venturing into the more mainstream art haunts, the Hong Kong Arts Center is a must-visit spot. It is a cornerstone of art in the city as they feature everything: film, performance, comics—you name it! You could spend countless hours just exploring the various spaces in the complex. Watch a film or two, attend a play, or visit an art exhibit. There’s an art form for everyone at the Hong Kong Arts Center. For the versatile artist, it’s the optimal venue to learn something new. Cap off your day at the art center with a sip and a new read at the Hong Kong Arts Center’s café and bookstore.
From 100 square feet to one of the largest galleries in Hong Kong, Blindspot has the elbow room to house Hong Kong’s best contemporary art. Get delightfully lost in the expansive collection of modern works from the region’s most talented names, all showcased in 7,000-square feet of industrial space. The peeling paint of the building contrasts with the clean white gallery walls and hung photographs.
In the past, they’ve exhibited seven local-born artists born in the 1980s in a group show called “780”. Some names on the local scene to keep an eye out for: Leung Chi Wo, Chen Wei, Trevor Yeung, South Ho Siu Nam, and Angela Su—just to name a few. They’ve exhibited at Blindspot time and time again, so make sure drop on your neighborhood art crawl. Making an appointment is recommended, especially if you’re planning to visit on a Sunday or Monday.