Cross-Disciplinary Institute

Art x Journalism Infographics: Chill-chat Salon
Adolfo Arranz will initiate an online conversation moderated by Darren Long (Creative Director at South China Morning Post) with Pablo Robles (Graphics Journalist at Bloomberg), Jin Wu (Visual Editor at New York Times) and Otto Li (Visual Artist). This in-depth discussion focuses on how journalism infographics could lead to some new narratives to depict the world, and how such narratives may bring about changes and influences.
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Art x Journalism Infographics: Online Workshop I
In this workshop, Adolfo Arranz will gives a brief introduction to journalism infographics, how to search information and data, as well as leading a series of practice of various forms of drawing training.
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Art x Journalism Infographics: Artist Presentation #2
In this video, Adolfo is going to share more about the skills of creating infographics. He will showcase some of his signature work - "City of Anarchy" & "Arrested Development" and share the idea development process.
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Art x Journalism Infographics: Artist Presentation #1
Everyone will meet obstacles in their creative process, no exception for SCMP Deputy Creative Director Adolfo Arranz. Starting from practising sketching everyday, Adolfo’s persistence, hard work and courageous earned him the success he has today. In this artist presentation, Adolfo will share what he has experienced on his path becoming an infographic artist and illustrator.
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Art x Journalism Infographics: Programme Overview
SCMP Deputy Creative Director Adolfo Arranz was an illustrator and impressed by Hong Kong’s beautiful Landscape when he first came to HK. In this video, Adolfo will introduce what he will share with us in the fourth programme of “Cultural Masseur: Talking Heads".
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Art x Sound, Mind & Matter: Chill-chat Salon
Shane Aspegren conducts an in-depth discussion of his creative works and his special approach to invoke physical and brain waves responses with Dr. Lam Yun Wah from Department of Chemistry and Dr. Ryszard Auksztulewicz from Department of Neuroscience at the City University of Hong Kong, all together with conceptual artist Ms. Wong Kit Yi.
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Art X Sound, Mind & Matter: Artist Presentation #2
In this video, Shane Aspegren shares about the methods and concepts behind his recent online project “Daily Frequencies”. The recordings combine traditional sound healing methods with Shane’s personal approach to music, as well as scientific techniques used to entrain the brain.
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Art X Sound, Mind & Matter: Artist Presentation #1
Shane Aspegren is a cross-disciplinary artist and multi-instrumentalist. As a musician, he has produced numerous pieces of music, sound design and soundtracks—yet we can find many scientific elements in his artworks, including Bioresonance, Sound Therapy and other methods that relate to the ideas of quantum mechanics. In this presentation, Shane will explain why as a musician and artist he is interested in those scientific theories, and the scientific theories behind his creative works.
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Art X Mindfulness: Chill-chat Salon
Tsang Man Tung conducts an online conversation with local diva Elisa Chan, who has been keen to practice meditation in recent years, and the Director of Dharma Drum Mountain Hong Kong Centre Venerable Chang Zhan. They discuss the interplay of art and meditation, and how mindfulness and singing bowl act as an artistic form to respond to the current world.
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Art X Mindfulness: Experimental Showcase + Artist Presentation
In "Singing to your Heart- Singing Bowl" Experiential Showcase, which is led by Tsang Man Tung, participants will listen to the stable chanting from the Himalayan singing bowls, which tunes one into the state of calmness, relaxation and peace. | In the Artist Presentation, Tsang Man Tung talks about how his veteran experience as an art creator helps him in combining meditation, mindfulness and singing bowl with art. He also introduces his "lokadhātu" mindfulness installation exhibition and share with the audience the secret way of having mindfulness practice while visiting the exhibition.
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Art X Perceptual Psychology: Chill-chat Salon
Samson Young initiates this follow-up discussion with Prof. Cheung Him, Chair Professor of Cognition at The Education University of Hong Kong, and Hong Kong writer Ms. Hon Lai Chu. This conversation is further lead into areas such as perceptual psychology and philosophy.
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Art X Perceptual Psychology: Artist Presentation
Samson Young talks about how ‘cross-modal thinking’ could break through the invisible walls among different senses through the work of art.
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