Re: Full Gamut
29/11/2023 – 12/12/2023
2/F, 270 – 286 Tung Chau Street, Sham Shui Po
Mon – Sun 11:00 – 19:00
The Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area (Greater Bay Area) design industry is a vibrant and dynamic sector that has transformed the region, including Hong Kong, into a global incubation platform for designers of all disciplines. This industry has propelled the Greater Bay Area onto the world’s design stage, providing unique opportunities for experimentation, innovation, and creativity.
The unique urban landscapes of this region have influenced and shaped the design scene, creating a dynamic and diverse environment. Designers in this region are constantly challenged to find innovative solutions that optimize their creative assets and resources. This environment has nurtured a community of designers with a distinct and adaptive design sense, rooted in the core values of precision, ingenuity, and pragmatism.
The exhibition, “Re: Full Gamut,” celebrates the extensive collaborations and relationships between designers from different disciplines throughout the fashion design process. From catalogues to commercials, product to spatial design, the exhibition highlights the creative journey of fashion design and showcases the cross-disciplinary influence on the fashion industry in the Greater Bay Area.
The aim of the exhibition is not only to showcase and explore these collaborations but also to foster closer collaboration and partnership between different design disciplines within the Greater Bay Area. By doing so, it will inspire young, emerging, and aspiring designers to explore the various avenues and communities within the creative industry.
The venue design creates an immersive experience for visitors, providing them with an opportunity to engage with exhibits showcasing different projects and collaborative efforts. Additionally, the venue will serve as a creative lounge, facilitating meetings of minds, and encouraging the sharing of ideas among industry professionals and enthusiasts alike.
“Re: Full Gamut” is an exhibition that reflects the modern and sophisticated identity of the design industry in the Greater Bay Area. It showcases the uniqueness and potential of this vibrant design scene, providing an avenue for emerging markets to discover and appreciate the diversity and talent within the region.
Overall, the Exhibition is a celebration of the design industry in the Greater Bay Area, highlighting the interconnectedness of different design disciplines and inspiring future collaborations that will further shape and elevate the design scene in this dynamic region.
The rich array of over 40 exhibits are arranged in six selected areas of fashion design process, namely Trend, Materials, Design Development, Production, Retail. and Re(up)cycle. Visitors can discover designers’ stories in the fashion industry creative process from conception to the final product.
Finally, visitors are encouraged to explore the numerous inter-connectedness between the exhibits from different disciplines by traversing the six thematic zones, creating their own experience, interpretation and definition of fashion.
In 2022, Roger curated Beyond Territories – Made . Make . Making – Hong Kong Institute of Architects’ Urbanism and Architecture Exhibition for Excellence to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Establishment of the Hong Kong Special Administration. The exhibition was shown in Hangzhou, Beijing, New York and Hong Kong. Roger was also the Chief Curator of the 2019 Bi-City Biennale of UrbanismArchitecture (Hong Kong). Roger is actively involved in both the Royal Institute of British Architect (RIBA), where he is a member of the Membership Board Committee, and the Hong Kong Institute of Architects (HKIA), where he is a member of the Heritage & Conservation and Planning and Urban Design Committees. Roger is currently lecturing in Hong Kong University’s MSc in Conservation and HKU Space’s MA in Art and Cultural Enterprise. Roger has lectured at architectural schools in universities across the UK and taught design studios at the School of Architecture, Chinese University of Hong Kong, as an Adjunct Associate Professor.
Born in Hong Kong and raised in the UK, Roger has worked as an architect for a number of practices in both markets on large-scale master planning, commercial and mixed-use developments ranging from China, Algeria, the United States, Italy, Russia, and Turkey, UK and Hong Kong. With extensive experience leading complex restoration projects in the UK, China and Hong Kong, Roger has put his knowledge, experience and interest in the regeneration of historic buildings, including Peter Jones, Kings Cross Station and the Royal Military Academy in London. Between 2014 and 2022, Roger was the Executive Director, Project Development of Haw Par Music Foundation Limited (HPMF), a not-for-profit organisation set up to oversee the operations of Haw Par Music – a centre for cross-culture exchange through music, heritage and the arts based in the revitalised Haw Par Mansion in Tai Hang, Hong Kong.
A multidisciplinary creative with a background in architecture, education, and museum exhibit development, Vivienne founded Story Lab, Hong Kong in 2022. She has dedicated her interest to exhibit content development, interpretive planning, and museum planning for the past decade. Before founding Story Lab, Vivienne worked on residential, mixed-use complexes, commercial buildings, and other design projects in New York and Boston. Vivienne has worked on a number of international projects, including exhibition design and museum master planning projects in the United States and China. Apart from her practice, she has served as a guest speaker and reviewer at the City University of Hong Kong, sharing her experience and knowledge about museum architectural planning and design.
Hailing from Hong Kong and growing up in the US, Vivienne graduated from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Architectural Studies, a Master in Education from New York University, and a Master of Liberal Arts in Museum Studies from Harvard University. Since her return to Hong Kong in 2022, she served as a curator and designer for Henderson Land, designing a travelling exhibition hosted by The Hong Kong Institute of Architects to showcase one of their commercial buildings, The Henderson, designed by Zaha Hadid Architects. Vivienne is committed to delivering projects that support the transformative potential of cultural institutions and helps raise collective awareness of current and emerging social issues. Her work focuses on educating the public, delivering compelling designs, engaging audiences and promoting diversity, inclusion, and equity in the cultural sector.