MaD Festival is coming back in a new format! Exploring creative responses to the challenges of our time, this edition is an attempt to contribute to a progressive creative ecology at multiple levels. Home-grown practitioners will embark on exchange across Asia and gather insights and know-how for grounded projects in Hong Kong. Knowledge will be shared with the wider public through a series of outreach programmes. On 12 & 13 Jan 2019, an Assembly will conclude the Festival by showcasing the outcomes of this edition in the heart of the city, and bring together thousands of participants from Asia and beyond.
6 awardees travel to various Asian localities for exchange with exemplary practitioner from Sep – Oct 2018.
Upon their return, each of the six awardees embarks on a grounded project starting from Oct 2018.
The six awardees will share their experiences and insights in public outreach programmes from Nov - Dec 2018.
A climactic finale gathering MaDees across Asia in Hong Kong on 12 & 13 Jan 2019.