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29 Jul - 11 Sep 2022
K11 MUSEA Art Karnival: The Annual Art Frenzy Returns!

Take a nosedive into a frenzy of world-class art at K11 MUSEA as K11’s annual Art Karnival returns for a nation-wide fête — arriving simultaneously at K11 in Shanghai, Guangzhou, Shenyang and Wuhan!



As the lines between the digital and physical continue to blur, perspectives get jumbled as a Karnival of artworks pull you in to question what’s real and tangible. Take the leap into an unfamiliar realm of art discovery today!



Find a series of renowned artworks by internationally recognised artists waiting for you to discover, including larger-than-life installations, interactive works, limited-time art pop-ups and showcases, and more! What are you waiting for? Dive into K11 MUSEA’s Art Karnival today!



Discover Our Curation of World-Class Art

I hope…, Chiharu Shiota

The centrepiece of this year’s Art Karnival, this immersive installation of steel boats and 5,000 handwritten letters float in an ocean of collective wishes towards uncharted waters.



The Eve, David Altmejd

Canadian artist David Altmeijd's work often explores the relationship between the body and architecture, inviting viewers to reflect on blurred boundaries.



Beethoven's Trumpet (With Ear), Opus 127, John Baldessari

Do you hear that? A melody from Beethoven String Quartet No. 12 in E-flat major, Op. 127 plays when visitors speak into the bell of the sculptural trumpet.



Studio by Zhang Enli

Studio explores the relationship between the past and the present, and is a reproduction of Zhang Enli’s old 9-sq.-m. studio where he worked after graduating from college in Shanghai.



Red Nails Model, Martin Margiela

The "designer's designer" Martin Margiela reflects the notion of artificial female beauty with oversized crimson acrylic nails as a symbol of beauty in the fragile and fleeting.



HΞXAVΞRSΞ, Don Diablo

A gateway into the metaverse, HΞXAVΞRSΞ is a multimedia “phygital” NFT sculpture that illustrates the visionary Dutch artist's idea of the future.



One Minute Sculptures, Erwin Wurm

Redefining what a sculpture is and how the public engages with them, Erwin Wurm’s performance work challenges viewers to take part in unconventional interactions — becoming sculptures themselves in the process.



Deep Dive into A World of Art → [Book Tour Now]



Sneak a Peek at Art Karnival Now!

Plunge into the frenzy of this year’s Art Karnival with an interactive in-app Digital Art Map that dives deeper into the artists’ stories and inspirations through audio guides and virtual tours!



Listen to artist’s stories now → [Open the Map]



Cake Illusions, Co-created with Dear Harley Bakery

See Hong Kong’s first-ever illusion cake showcase, where you’ll find everyday objects boldly reimagined in the form of cake! Can you guess which of these objects are real –– and which ones are cake?



Location: 6F, Kunsthalle

We challenge you to find the cake! → [RSVP Now]



Where’s the Cake? Join #K11Art Giveaway to Win Exclusive Prizes!

In the frenzy of art during Art Karnival, anything goes! Is it art? Is it cake? Who knows? Snap a photo of your favourite artwork from K11 MUSEA’s Art Karnival and post it on Instagram asking "Where's the Cake?" to redeem a limited-edition NewWorld Mask! Tag 2 friends to see if they can guess what’s cake and what’s not to redeem an additional 2 masks! Take part on Saturdays to receive a bonus jar of marshmallows*!



How to Redeem:

1. Snap a photo of your favourite artwork from K11 MUSEA’s Art Karnival.

2. Post the photo on Instagram with the caption "Where's the Cake?", #K11ART and tag two friends who would also love to enjoy a specially designed mask or a sweet treat!

3. Present your post at the Art Karnival redemption counter (6F) to redeem your prize!



*Limited quantities available, first-come, first-served.



Promotion Period: 29 Jul - 11 Sep 2022



Where’s the cake? Join us on our Art Karnival Tours now to embark on your journey of imagination! → [Book Tour Now]



Alexvi: Three Distances, Alexvi Li

Consolidating the photographer's many years of art practice, this showcase explores the artist's work across three "distances" — close-ups, private spaces, and through the interaction with screens.



Location: B2, Garage & G06, G/F



Close your distance with art! → [Book Tour Now]



From delicacies that look as good as they taste to interactive games that make you question reality, to a Spotify playlist that resounds to the beats of the phygital world, dive deeper into art at K11 MUSEA’s second annual Art Karnival now!



[Book Art Karnival Tour Now]

Date: 29 Jul - 11 Sep 2022

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Date
29 Jul - 11 Sep 2022
Time
10:00 - 22:00
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K11 MUSEA
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Art, But Can You Eat It? Question Reality at Cake Illusions Showcase!

Welcome to Hong Kong’s first-ever illusion cake showcase, where you can experience the sweet surprise of hyper realistic cakes designed to appear as ordinary objects. Each creation by Dear Harley Bakery blurs the line between food and art, challenging visitors to question reality — can you find all the cakes hidden in plain sight?

Cake Illusions Experience 1: Spot The Cake
Let’s feast! But wait… Take a look around the room. Could these ordinary everyday objects be… cake? Your challenge: Find the 13 illusion cakes on our 6-metre-long dining table themed to an “after party” feast!

Cake Illusions Experience 2: Vote The Cake
Let's Play: Guess which object is the real Dear Harley cake! Visitors can cast their vote on-site for which artwork they think might be cake. Catch the big reveal on our Instagram (@K11MUSEA) — we’ll slice the “cake” that gets the most votes!

Cake Illusions Experience 3: Cut The Cake
Join us for some weekend cake cutting fun with Dear Harley founder and cake artist, Alison Chan. One lucky guest per session will be invited to cut open and reveal the inside of an illusion cake for the ultimate moment of truth — don't miss out!

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A Season of Summer Goodness: K11 MUSEA’s Weekend Market Pop-up!

Soak up the sunshine as you venture to K11 MUSEA’s instagrammable Weekend Market Pop-up to discover a range of homegrown gems — from delicious handcrafted gastronomic delights to jewellery and accessories that complement your summer wardrobe, to all-natural skincare and aromatherapy products and more!

Explore the rotating selection of local brands every weekend from 29 Jul onwards at the blooming gardens on K11 MUSEA’s Art & Cultural Centre!

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Dates: 29 Jul – 28 Aug 2022 (Fri, Sat, Sun & Public Holidays only)
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Location: 6F, K11 Art & Cultural Centre, K11 MUSEA
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For your peace of mind, K11 MUSEA has implemented enhanced health & safety protocols according to the government’s latest social distancing measures.

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Art Karnival Digital Guide

From 29 July till 11 September, explore a frenzy of activity at K11 MUSEA as international artists and renowned pieces of work gather for the annual Art Karnival, returning with a series of not-to-be-missed art showcases!

Be the first to tap into the “phygital” art world conveniently through your phone with the ‘Art Karnival Art Map’, where you can instantly listen to the audio guide and check out our 10 highlights from this year’s plethora of world-class works!

Here’s how:
1. Open the map by tapping the ‘Explore Now’ button below.
2. hoose the artwork you want to learn more about by tapping ‘See it Now’, which will take you to an introduction page with stories about the work and its location — complete with audio guide!
3. Tap the button on the bottom right corner to hear more stories about each artwork!

Explore Now!

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