Title

What makes a City Cultural? = 城市如何文化?

Streaming Media

Organizer

Master of Cultural Studies (MCS) Programme, Department of Cultural Studies, Lingnan University

Event Title

Performance and Cultural Studies Lecture Series 2021

Document Type

Public Lecture

Date

3-5-2021

Time

3:30 p.m. -- 5:00 p.m.

Venue

Online Session via Zoom

Department

Cultural Studies

Description

What is culture? What do we refer to when we describe a city’s culture? Using the Hong Kong experience and overseas examples, this lecture explores how everyone’s belief, everyday life, creation and memory shape the culture in the city.

什麼是文化?當我們描述一個城市的文化時,我們指的是什麼?這講座從香港的經驗出發,用國際上的例子,看社會上每個人的記憶、信念、創造和日常生活,怎樣建構出一個城市的文化。

Language

English

Additional Information

Speaker

Louis Yu, Senior arts administrator from Hong Kong. Mr. Yu has over 30 years of arts management experience. He worked for the West Kowloon Cultural District from 2010 to 2019 as the Executive Director, Performing Arts. Before that he was the Chief Executive(2007-2010) of the Hong Kong Arts Development Council and the Executive Director (2001-2007) of the Hong Kong Arts Centre.
Under his leadership, the first major venue - the Xiqu Centre was open in January 2019 and the second performing arts venue - the freespace was open in June. Mr. Yu completed his work in June 2019 and started his study in the LSC Cities in the London School of Economics.

茹國烈,香港資深藝術行政人員。茹先生擁有逾30年藝術行政管理經驗,於2010至2019年任職於西九文化區管理局表演藝術行政總監。2007至2010年間出任香港藝術發展局行政總裁,曾在香港藝術中心工作13年,並於2000至2007年間出任總幹事。
於2019年1月,在他的帶領下,第一個西九大型表演 藝術設施戲曲中心順利開幕。而第二個西九表演藝術設施自由空間亦已經於2019年6月開幕。茹先生於2019年6月完成西九文化區的工作。赴英國倫敦政治經濟學院,進修城市研究。

Recommended Citation

Yu, L. (2021, March 5). What makes a city cultural? = 城市如何文化?[Video podcast]. Retrieved from https://commons.ln.edu.hk/videos/859/

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