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EVENT

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Collection : The Memory of Tomorrow - Returned
 

Open for public - Free admission
Monday - Thursday : 11 am - 6 pm
Friday - Sunday : 11 am - 8 pm


Location
Go Arty Shop 219 GO@ PeakGalleria , 2/F , Peak Galleria , the Peak ,Hong Kong

R4MBLE x GoArty
The Memory of Tomorrow – Returned

R4MBLER由四位香港漫畫家組成,成員包括:葉偉青Felix Ip、謝森龍異Sam Tse、姜智傑Keung Chi Kit及蘇頌文Pen So。R4MBLER可解讀為漫遊者,意思是我們四人在不同領域、時空及角度遊走,並把所見所聞用畫筆紀錄下來。
在2019年, R4MBLER舉辦了「The Memory of Tomorrow 」首次畫展,展覽再次於山頂廣場展出,並與GoArty合作,延續這段時空旅程。展覽主題由生活和環境出發,創造出獨立但相互緊扣的科幻世界,並讓觀眾穿梭時空,遊走四個不同的未來世界、「香港重機 空想未來 」、「 機械身體 」、「 頭盔 Helmet 」及「移動城寨 逃離城市 」,並從畫作中探討漫畫家們對未來科技的展望和想像。然而展覽中亦想表達在未來科幻世界發展下,仍會保留一些香港舊式景物和特色,這些物件及形象看似落後,理應被淘汰,卻仍然有其欣賞價值,提醒觀眾切勿忘本。
為延續
四人希望舉辦以「 Cyber Meets Nature」為題的第二次展覽。

The four of us, like ramblers venture into different territories exceeding space, time and dimension. Reminiscing our explorations, these illustrations are the visualized creative reflections of our journey. R4MBLER includes four Hong Kong comics artists, Felix Ip, Sam Tse, Keung Chi Kit and Pen So.
In 2019, R4MBLER organized their first exhibition “The Memory of Tomorrow”. The exhibition has been returned and will extend the time-travel journey. R4MBLER collaborates with GoArty and showcasing the artworks at Peak Galleria. The exhibition shows four different world views nspired by daily life and environment. Through the artworks, audiences can travel four future worlds, “Hong Kong Machines - Envisioning the Futures”, “Cybernetic Body”, “Helmet” and “Mobile Fortress – city Escape” exploring the prospects and imaginations of future technology by the artists. Under the future development, some old Hong Kong sceneries and features seem to be backward but still being retained. Since these elements are still worth to be appreciated, it is hope that the exhibition could remind the audience about their roots.

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The Memory
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姜智傑
Keung Chi Kit

修讀插畫設計課程出身,自1999 年奪得正文社的漫畫新秀賞起,陸續於 COCO! 漫畫雜誌推出多部漫畫作品,作品以輕鬆惹笑為題,是香港最受歡的兒童漫畫家之一;其中「森巴」系列連載超過十三年,曾授權內地及新加坡推出簡體中文及英文版本, 2008 年奪得中國第 4 屆金龍獎原創動漫藝術大賽 最佳兒童漫畫獎。 2015 年獲香港藝術中心邀請成為其中一位香港代表到法國參加安古蘭國際漫畫節,同年參與「創意香港」贊助的「叮~叮~動漫都市電車遊」,設計其中一部動漫電車。 2016 年原創角色「森巴」獲選為香港漫畫星光大道及香港動漫海濱樂園新增角色之一;參與「創意香港」贊助的「躍動 ── 50 位香港漫畫家原稿聯展」及與比利時漫畫家合作的「 Comics Dialogue 」;同年策劃及推出獨立漫畫雜誌 《 Comic O 》 。 2017 年參與「創意香港」贊助的「漫遊城市 灣仔」,與麥家碧合作為香港藝術中心外牆設計壁畫。 2018 年獲邀為慈善活動 Get Animated 設計人偶造型,為國際願望成真基金籌款;同年,為「上海香港聯會」在上海舉辦的「漫說 · 在滬港人傑出成就巡展」擔任漫畫人物設計及工作坊導師。 2019 年獲汽車品牌 Audi 及大昌行贊助,與三位漫畫家共同舉辦「 TheMemory of Tomorrow 」畫展,並在真車車身上進行現場繪畫表演;同年七月,受藝術中心邀請,為機場旅客捷運列車月台之玻璃幕門設計及描繪插圖。 2020 年参與樂施會「世界小小公民」教育繪本計劃,推出繪本 《 最好的發明 》 。

Keung Chi Kit, studied illustration and graphic design. From the New Talent Award by Rightman Publishing Ltd. in 1999, his comic series SAMBA was published in COCO! comics magazine, becoming one of the most popular children’s comics work in Hong Kong over 13 years. Both Chinese and English editions of SAMBA werepublished in China and Singapore. In 2008, it was also awarded by the 4th Golden Dragon Award Original Animation Art Competition— Best Children's Manga Award. In 2015, Keung was invited by Hong Kong Arts Centre to participate in Angoulême International Comics Festival in France. Same year, Keung designed one of the comix tram in the programme, Ding Ding Comix Tram, sponsored by CreateHK. In 2016, the character of SAMBA was selected to exhibit at Hong Kong Avenue of Comic Stars and Hong Kong Ani-Com Park@Harbour"FUN. Keung was also participated in the Vibrancy – 50 Hong Kong Comics Artists Original Script Joint Exhibition and coorperated with comics artist from Belgium in Comics Dialogue. Same year, an independent comic publication, Comic O, was found. In 2017, Keung worked with Alice Mak, another veteran ani-com artist, to decorate an exterior wall of the Hong Kong Arts Centre with ani-com elements in Comixtream in the City - Wan Chai project. In 2018, participated in the Get Animated Invasion Programme to design figure for auction which supports Make-A-Wish. Same year, invited to design comic characters and be the comics workshop tutor for the Hong Kong Comics Touring Showcase in Shanghai presented by the Shanghai Hong Kong Association. In 2019, participated in “The Memory of Tomorrow” exhibition sponsored by Audi and DCH Holdings Limited, and the Comixtream@Airport project for the graphics design and illustrations of the Hong Kong International Airport Automated People Mover Platforms at the departure level of the airport. In 2020, worked with Oxfam Hong Kong to publish a graphic book, The Best Invention, in the programme of Global Citizenshipo Education Programme for Kids.

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「頭盔」
Helmet

未來,虛擬現實成為世界主流,人人頭戴VR「頭盔」,進入另一個國度。
在這裡,任何創意都能發揮,任何慾望也能滿足,在社交網絡、電子娛樂、虛擬環境等新科技文化中自由馳騁,穿越時空,回憶過去的美好,預視未來的可能性,鏡內世界完美無瑕,就像一個終極的理想國。
「頭盔」的創作意念是用外型巨大、華麗而古怪的VR「頭盔」,帶出未來(其實也是現在)人類過份沉溺於社交網絡、虛擬世界、電子娛樂等新科技文化中,雙眼被蒙蔽在華麗的眼罩內,頭部看似被頭盔保護著,但其實是寧願選擇留在電子科技操控的天堂,也不願回到殘酷的現實世界。

In the future, the world belongs to virtual reality. Our VR helmets immerse us in virtual reality, teleporting us to a new dimension where nothing is impossible.

Here, dreams are fultfilled, desires satisfied and creations realized. Savouring the past, we envision the possibilities of the future, totally indulged in the pleasure of this ultimate perfect world.
The concept of “Helmet” was come from the huge and glamorous VR helmets. In the future (actually the present as well), human beings are indulged in social network, virtual world and electronic entertainment etc. and all the new technology. It seems like the head is being protected by covering their eyes with the helmets, but in fact, people would rather stay in the electronic world than the reality.

Pen So 是一個土生土長 的香港 插畫師及 平面設計師。他從香港知專設計學院畢業後便開始自學繪畫創作。 Pen 專注於創作漫畫與小說繪本插畫,當中出版的靈異互動繪本《禁靈書》 。 2019年獲比利時Huberty& Breyne gallery邀請參加紀念柏林圍牆倒下 30年國際聯合畫展「 WALLS 」。 2020年,作品於柏林 Urban Spree Gallery「 WALLS 」德國站參展;2019年, Pen與 Mercedes-Benz合作並參與「 Star of Hong Kong」展覽;此外,他更受汽車品牌 Audi 邀請參加其舉辦的「 R4MBLER : The Memory of Tomorrow」展覽,受邀在車身上留下墨寶,用於 Audi A5 型號汽車與《移動城市:致命引擎》的電影宣傳。 2017年, Pen So是其中一個香港漫畫家參與「較.量香港漫畫力量」展覽,並獲香港藝術中心與香港動漫基地邀請,代表香港參與第 44屆法國安古蘭國際漫畫節。同年 7月,他與作者余兒出版了《九龍城寨:場景故事畫集之浪漫大逃亡》。 2016年, Pen出版了第一本個人繪本《香港災難》,並奪得 所有主要獎項。 2014年,他是第三屆香港漫畫研習營比賽優勝隊伍之一。 2013年,他參與了由香港藝術中心舉辦的漫畫大師班,並舉辦了一個個人畫展 ——《本土回憶》(合共兩部分),同時出版了畫展同名系列明信片,透過畫作讓讀者去回憶細味每段香港美好時光。 2021年出版《災難之後》及受邀請參與法國亞眠漫畫書展覽。 Pen 的插畫作品已被本地、海外公司,以及私人收藏家收藏。

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Pen So

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Pen So is an illustrator and graphic designer born in Hong Kong. Autodidact, he started to draw ever since he graduated from HKDI. In the past couple of years, Pen focuses in the works of creating comics and novel illustration, he published illustration book "Trap". In 2019, Pen was invited to participating in the group exhibition WALLS - an exhibition commemorating 30 years of the fall of the Berlin Wall, with artists all over the world, curated by Huberty& Breyne gallery in Belgium. In 2020, the artworks were exhibited in the WALLS exhibition at Urban Spree Gallery in Berlin, Germany.
Pen collaborates with Mercedes-Benz at the “Stars of Hong Kong ” show in 2019; and with Audi Hong Kong he participated at the “R4MBLER : The Memory of Tomorrow” exhibition, and in the promotion of the Audi A5 car. Pen joined promotion with Mortal Engines movie. In 2017, Pen So is one of the Hong Kong artists in participating in “The Pitch of Tension – Hong Kong Comics Power”, and joined the 44th Angoulême International Comics Festival in France organized by Hong Kong Arts Centre and Comix Home Base. In July the same year, he published "The Graphic Novel City Of Darkness: A Romantic Escape" with Yu Yi. Pen published his first individual illustration book "Hong Kong Havoc" in 2016, and won all major Publishing awards in Hong Kong during the year. In 2014, Pen was a member of the elite team in the 3rd Hong Kong Comics Camp; and he organised the exhibition “Memories of My Home (Part 1 & Part 2)”, presenting his artworks together with a series of postcards to stimulate and enlighten readers to recollect the memories of Hong Kong. In 2013, he participated in the Comics Masterclass presented by Hong Kong Arts Centre. In 2021, Pen So published comic book “After Havoc “, and joined Amiens Comic Book Rendezvous in France. Pen So’s illustrations had been collected by local and overseas corporations and private collectors.

 

「移動城寨—逃離城市」
Mobile Fortress – City Escape

在我遊歷的香港,人…很喜歡追求新科技、流行文化。在未來,香港奮力發展尖端科技項目。氛圍所及,意識中無止境的追求令大部分市民逐漸迷失,甘於享受科技帶來的一切好處及習性,放棄,甚至討厭所有往昔歷史文化。
位於香港中心一組巨型舊式唐樓群,市民稱它為「城寨」,是現存唯一超過百年歷史的龐大建築。因為地契問題及各種原因仍未解決,城寨有幸存活至今。但大部分香港已經覺得「它」很影響香港形象,以建築物有倒塌危機為由,強烈要求政府清拆重建。城寨是老香港建築歷史的最後見證,是逝去美好年代的最後印記。
城寨居民不甘心坐以待斃,憤而集結,極力悍衛,並以令人難以置信的獨特科技把城寨改裝成移動城。被賜予生命的「衪」,極力逃避政府的追捕,逃離這個我所熟悉的城市。

In our perpetual quest for better living, people embrace technological advancements, which radically change our lives, making it so much more comfortable and convenient. The Hong Kong I venture in is a city where people indulge in new technology and pop culture. Yet, little did they realize how these changes have posed far-reaching impacts on our tradition, heritage and historical culture.
In the heart of Hong Kong stands a cluster of century-old tong lau (tenement buildings), which people call “Walled City”. Having a unique nature and complex background it survived demolition but most people consider it a disgrace to the image of modern Hong Kong.
A testimony to Hong Kong’s architectural heritage and its bygone era, the residents of the Walled City refuse the fate of its demolition, so standing firm and united, they fight against all odds to preserve it. Thanks to exclusive technology, which has transformed the Walled city into a mobile compound moving far away from the dangers of the place I have known so well, “His” legacy prevails.

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謝森龍異
Sam Tse

香港漫畫主編。1990入職漫畫製作公司擔任製作助理,正式展開近20年的漫畫之路。2013年,正式成為香港漫畫主編,推出首部漫畫 —推出首部科幻技擊漫畫作品《異戰》,其寫實及細緻畫風、充滿電影感劇力的編寫手法,開始受漫畫界關注。2015年,編繪以喪屍為題材的長篇漫畫作品《不是人間》,開始更廣受讀者認識。2016年,編繪驚慄長篇漫畫作品《香港感染》;同年,為韓國喪屍電影《屍殺列車》繪製限量精品喪屍活頁動畫筆記薄,於香港公映時隨戲票派發。11月,籌辦在香港首個個人畫展「感染」,並於展覽期間推出首本個人畫集——《喪繪集》,及後出席在馬來西亞舉辦的漫畫節活動《吉隆坡漫畫週》及擔任漫畫比賽評判。2017年,獲香港藝術中心邀請,參與在法國第44屆《安古蘭國際漫畫節》舉辦的展覽「較‧量──香港漫畫力量」,代表香港漫畫並出席一系列在法國及香港的展覽及推廣活動,同年,為九把刀執導的台灣驚慄電影《報告老師!怪怪怪怪物!》,跟演員一同Art jam繪製香港區宣傳圖。2018年,為驚慄小說作品《綁靈》設計書本封面,並使用為同作品香港電影版宣傳海報。同年,為香港文化雜誌《明周文化Ming Pao Weekl y— 第2614期》創作封面。 2019年,與Audi車行及大昌行合作,聯同三位創作人共同舉辦「Audi A4Art: R4MBLER – The Memory of Tomorrow畫展」,並參與一系列講座及Audi 實體車繪畫示範等活動。7月,於香港畫展應創造館邀請,發佈驚慄圖像小說《鬥恐怖》,聯同七位香港作家合作出版,為短篇小說故事編製多達120張插畫;同年11月,獲比利時Huberty& Breyne gallery邀請參加紀念柏林圍牆倒下30年國際聯合畫展「WALLS 」。2020年,作品於柏林Urban Spree Gallery「WALLS 」德國站參展。

Sam Tse is a Hong Kong comics writer-editor. He started his career in comics as a comics production assistant in the 1990s. In 1990, he started his career in comics industry as a comics production assistant, which lasted for nearly 20 years. In 2013, he presented the first martial art sci-fi comics publication – Armour, as a comics writer-editor. His realistic and detailed drawing style, as well as movie-like story telling skills raised attention among comics scene. In 2015, he presented a zombie-themed horror graphic novel –BodieZ, which started to been highly recognizable. In 2016, he presented another horror graphic novel- Hong Kong Infected. He created a limited edition flipbook for a Korean blockbuster movie - Train to Busan, which was distributed during the screening. Same year, the first solo exhibition “Infected” was curated and published the first art book- Zombie Art by Sam Tse. In November, he participated in a comics festival in Malaysia - KL Comic Week, worked as a judge for comics competition. In 2017, he participated in the exhibition -“The Pitch of Tension – Hong Kong Comics Power” organized by HongKong Arts Centre in 44th Angoulême International Comics Festival in France. Representing Hong Kong comics industry to promote local comics in exhibition and a series of events in France and Hong Kong. Sam has also created an artwork in the Art jam with actors and actresses promoting the movie - mom mon mon Monsters directed by Taiwanese writer, Giddens Ko. In 2018, he created the book cover for a horror novel – Binding Souls, the novel was produced to a Hong Kong movie. The poster design was also used as key image of the movie. Same year, he created the cover for a Hong Kong cultural magazine - Ming Pao Weekly – episode 2614. In 2019, he collaborated with automobile manufacturer – Audi and Dah Chong Hong, curated an art exhibition “Audi A4Art: R4MBLER – The Memory of Tomorrow” with 3 artists. Participated in a series of events e.g. talk, car drawing live show etc. In July, He was invited by Creation Cabin Limited and published a graphic novel, Tales of Horror, with 7 Hong Kong established writers. Drawing over 120 pieces of illustrations adapted to the horror stories. Same year in November, Sam was invited to participating in the group exhibition WALLS - an exhibition commemorating 30 years of the fall of the Berlin Wall, with artists all over the world, curated by Huberty& Breyne gallery in Belgium. In 2020, the artworks were exhibited in the WALLS exhibition at Urban Spree Gallery in Berlin, Germany.

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「機械身體」
Cybernetic Body

《機械身體》生老病死,乃佛家所言中人生必經的歴程,視作「四苦」,亦是萬物不可逾越的界限。科技的出現及發展,根源源自人類對改善生活、改變生命的無窮極至慾望。科技越益強大,越自覺擁有如神一樣的力量。我遊歴於未來虛空之中,看見我們開始不斷以機械身體科技,挑戰生老病死的法則⋯⋯
是對?是錯?是幻想?是奢想?是狂想?是夢想?我看見了,是真還是假?不知道!但可以肯定,沒人能夠阻擋時代前進的想像。一切,有想像,自然有可能。

Despite the phenomenal development of advanced technology in this cyber age, the humble fate of Humankind to go through the “Four Sufferings” – birth, age, sick and death is inevitable. Yet, in my journey into future, our relentless efforts to improve our lives shed new light on this unattainable wish. Supported by innovative technology, we are implanted with cybernetic body parts to challenge the basic law of life. Cyborgs are no longer science-fiction.
There seems to be no right or wrong on these fantasies and who knows? In my journey, the only certain thing is, there will always be a vision, and where there is imagination there is boundless possibilities.

葉偉青
Felix Ip

香港土生土長,雖已踏入壯年,依然童心滿溢!特別鍾情機械人,對特撮片有情意結,在舊事物注入新元素是強項!
2014年前擔任動畫公司創作總監,參與作品包括《忍者龜》,《阿童木》,《MONKEY KING RELOADED》,《時空冒險號》,《FATHER OF THE PRIDE》等。
離職後,主力漫畫,插畫和設計工作.如《武道狂之詩》,《香港感染.旺角站》,《今晚打喪屍》,《香港重機1,2》,《燃燒吧!香港重機》,其中《香港重機1》更於2019年獲頒《香港出版雙年獎-圖文書出版獎》。葉偉青用其獨特敏鋭觸角揉合強烈豪邁畫風,創作出不少令讀者們愛不釋手之作品!

Borned and raised in Hong Kong. Although he has entered the prime of his life, he is still full of child like innocence. Felix loves robots in particular. He has an affinity for special movies. His strength is to inject new elements to the traditional items.
Before 2014, Felix was an creative director of an animation production company, he involved in the production of many animations, Ninja Turtles, Astro Boy, MONKEY KING RELOADED, Time Adventure and FATHER OF THE PRIDE etc.
Felix focus on creating comics, illustrations and design work after resigned, his works includes, Blood and Steel, Hong Kong Infected; Mong Kok Station, Z for Zombie, Hong Kong Machine 1&2, Gear Up! My Samurai!. Hong Kong Machine 1 was the award-winning of “Hong Kong Publishing Biennial Awards – Graphic Books ”. Felix expresses strong and heroic drawing styles with his unique and sensitive tentacles which readers fondle admiringly!

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「香港重機—空想未來」
“Hong Kong Machines - Envisioning the Future”

回憶中最燦爛的香港在70-80年代,身邊美好事物正在消失中……懷緬之餘,漫遊童年時空,把那些年香港美好的事物,化成設計元素,建構一個空想未來的香港。
運用異想天開的想像力和獨特筆觸;以香港為元素為主題;創建了一系列具有獨特“香港”特徵的天馬行空畫作。

I savour Hong Kong in its heyday back in the 70s and 80s. I miss its glamour and reminisce its charm. Travelling beyond boundaries, I ramble back to my childhood days, recollecting the beautiful pieces as I attempt to reconstruct them into the future Hong Kong I envisage.
Through the imagination and brushstrokes; Using Hong Kong elements as the main theme; A style of an unique “Hong Kong” characteristics was created in this artwork series.