March 5, 2024


Arts Fanatics

Oil Street Art Space opens new extension with 10 new art projects


Oil Street Artwork Space (Oi!) has opened a new extension, that includes 10 new artwork projects aimed at delivering the district with additional community artwork and leisure house.

The new wing of the exhibition house in North Level, which opened on Tuesday, is composed of an adjacent open house of over 3,000 square meters and a two-storey creating for staging exhibitions and keeping actions. 

Image displays Oi! Glassie (left) and the red-brick Oi! Warehouse (appropriate). Photo: Architectural Solutions Department

A person of the highlights is “Joyful Trees (Arbores Laetae)”, a kinetic artwork set up on the topic of trees made by the renowned American architectural group Diller Scofidio + Renfro. A variety of Chinese junipers are planted at the Oi! Garden, with 3 planted at a 10-diploma bias in rotating turntables. Dappled light, shade and patterns overlap when the trees rotate, and guests are invited to immerse them selves in the “unnatural nature”.

Image exhibits the “Joyful Trees (Arbores Laetae)” installation by American architectural team Diller Scofidio + Renfro. Photo: Oi!

You can also immerse oneself in a spectacular visual practical experience with three-dimensional digital art job “d’strict Remix”, designed by renowned Korean art team d’strict. That includes anamorphic projection functions of ocean waves and a large blue whale going freely in the sea, the venture is supposed to join art and technological innovation in a delicate way.

Image reveals Korean art team d’strict’s 3-dimensional electronic art function “Wave”, which delivers refreshing ocean waves straight into a forest of skyscrapers, in the “d’strict Remix” exhibition. Photo: Oi!
Picture demonstrates Korean artwork group d’strict’s 3-dimensional electronic artwork work “Whale”, which presents the viewers an immersive effect of mother nature. Picture: Oi!

“Digital Muse” is a multi-disciplinary exhibition of artworks on the topic of “mutation of thoughts in the digital city” presented by six Hong Kong artists. They incorporate guest curator and artist Ng Tsz-kwan’s perform “Nearly Real-time Electronic Greenhouse”.

Image displays Ng Tsz-kwan, the visitor curator and artist of the “Digital Muse” exhibition, and his electronic artwork function “Nearly Authentic-time Digital Greenhouse”. Photo: Oi!

A further spotlight of the new extension is the 6-thirty day period-lengthy project “Our Residing Library”, in which artists and creative teams goal to have interaction the general public to exchange lived experiences as a result of displays, performances and actions.

Picture reveals the two visitor curators of the “Our Residing Library” task, Alvin Yip (left) and Kay Chan (right). Photo: Oi!

Other initiatives include things like the “People-Plant-Place” project, which encourages urban gardening “Three Gardens”, showcasing digital and true rock installations created below the notions of Chinese landscape architecture as very well as outside artwork operates “Branching Benches” and “Mapping Oi!”. 

“People-Plant-Place”. Picture: Oi!
Tobias Klein’s rock set up “Three Gardens”. Picture: Oi!
“Branching Benches” by architectural structure studio napp studio on screen at Oi!’s outdoor space. Photograph: Oi!
Carmen Ng’s outside mural map “Mapping Oi!”, which is on exhibit at Oi!’s outside space. Picture: Oi!


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