The Works

The Works

Type:VideoLanguage:EnglishCategories:Personalities FeatureArts & CultureStatus:On going Description: RTHK' s The Works focuses on Hong Kong's arts and cultural scene.

The Works features news and reviews of visual and performing arts, design, literary and other “ works ” .

Added illumination comes from interviews with leading performers and producers, interspersed with updates on events affecting the development of the territory 's artistic and cultural life. There's also in – most weeks – a live studio performance.

The Works is aired on RTHK 31 & 31A every Wednesday at 17:30, and a repeat every Thursday at 06:30 & Saturday at 18:30.

Archive available later after broadcast. ** Please note that the programme air-time on TV is different with webcast time.

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Art in Umrella Movement Part II (Photo, illustrations & music) 00:21:56 2014-10-29
Today marks the one month anniversary of the Umbrella Movement, and the art has attracted a lot of attention both locally and internationally. Some local artists have asked Hong Kong‘s museums to consider preserving it. They’ve decline. A stark contrast to the respect for “civil disobedience art” shown by London’s Victoria and Albert Museum in its current exhibition “Disobedient Objects”. Like the banner on Lion Rock, much protest art is inevitably transient. But it gets preserved anyway, through the lenses of photographers and documentarians, both local and international. Political movements invariably have their soundtracks, they can range from Beethoven's "Ode to Joy" and Woody Guthrie’s “This Land is Your Land” to Bob Dylan’s “Blowing in the Wind” and John Lennon’s “Imagine”. But apart from the classics, Hong Kong’s protests have been generating new music of their own.