Category Archives: design
Gung Hei Fat Choi! Happy Chinese New Year! Best Wishes for a healthy, wealthy and Happy Year of the Rabbit!
Here are the official photos of our art suite at Icehotel Sweden, called High Score, taken by Asaf Kliger. Check back to see some of our own candid shots after we’ve had a chance to sort through our devices! >>… Continue reading
VANS Mentorship Program
Super happy and excited to have been selected to participate in the Visual Arts Nova Scotia Mentorship Program! Can’t wait to get started. Detailed information about the program and participants: >> VANS Mentorship Program 2022-2023 If you’re an artist in… Continue reading
Icehotel Sweden – High Score
We’re doing our third art suite for Icehotel Sweden – can’t wait to see old friends again with the adrenaline rush of sculpting ice and snow 200km north of the Arctic Circle! High Score Enter the time-space continuum of High… Continue reading
Gung Hei Fat Choi! Happy Chinese New Year! Best Wishes for a healthy, wealthy and Happy Year of the Tiger!
ELEKTROSHIBAI: picture storymobile
New video up on our YouTube channel… an introduction to a new community art project called Elektroshibai, which is transported by our Elektrokatze bicycle. Elektroshibai is based on kamishibai (紙芝居), a form of street theatre from Japan using paper picture… Continue reading
Portal | Sonia Chow exploring access, storytelling, dreams Interdisciplinary artist / designer Sonia Chow interrogates communication and codes, identity, tactile materials and processes. This installation sets the entry point for a series of ambiguous moments. Is this scene situated in… Continue reading
Branding and Entrepreneurship in Hospitality
Huschang was invited to give a lecture on Entrepreneurship within the Hospitality Sector to the communities of Chinese Academy of Art (Hangzhou, China) and Brand University for Applied Science (Hamburg, Germany). This online talk took place on November 18, in English… Continue reading
February 12th is Chinese New Year! Gung Hei Fat Choi! Best Wishes for a healthy, wealthy and Happy Year of the Ox!
Life imitates art
Trevor Noah featured a clip from “Ontario, Canada” on his show yesterday about a social distancing hug contraption. Looks like a less-fluffy variation of the work I showed at the Anna Leonowens Gallery in December. Here’s my work “Armed” –… Continue reading
January 25th is Chinese New Year! Gung Hei Fat Choi! Best Wishes for a healthy, wealthy and happy Year of the Rat!
A new Instagram account for my non-commercial art work, beginning with work-in-progress snaps of SuperKatt Custom Cut — a motorcycle vest made from the denim jacket I bought new as a teenager and wore until the collar and cuffs became… Continue reading
The Goddess Project
Sonia’s work is being featured in a group show at Gallery 21 in Norfolk, Virginia. The Goddess Project is a diverse collection of art by 20 women, featuring a wide variety of art media, including painting, photography, sculpture, mosaic, textiles… Continue reading
Beyond belated HAPPY DOG!
Our CNY greeting from 2018 is beyond belated, but we decided to share it just the same. Look at those floppy ears! :-)
Gung Hei Fat Choi! Belated Happy Year of the Pig! We’ve been busy getting settled in our new life and will be catching up on news and projects… Meanwhile if you haven’t already, follow us on Instagram :-)
We’ve been featured on CBC Arts – The Exhibitionists series. Shot on the last few days of work on our new art suite, The Tao of Cat, at ICEHOTEL Sweden. Shot by Mattias Löw with sound by Reshma Mansuri Löw.… Continue reading
It’s been a long while since our last post. After 5 years in Japan and 11 years in Hong Kong, we have moved again… We’re in Canada now – in Halifax, to be precise, on the beautiful east coast! As… Continue reading
Cat’s Cradle in Canadian news: The Chronicle Herald
We’re pleased to have received more coverage from Canada – this time from The Chronicle Herald, Canada’s largest independently-owned newspaper. It’s based in Halifax, which is also home of NSCAD where I did my design degree. Happy to have Haligonian… Continue reading
Education and Public Speaking
We believe in sharing knowledge. In addition to organizing the PechaKucha Night series for Hong Kong, we look for ways to help the next generation of thinkers and creators. Here are some of the universities and design organizations who have… Continue reading
Cat’s Cradle in Canadian news: The Globe and Mail
We’ve been picked up by the Canadian press! Online in the Design section of Canada’s national newspaper, The Globe and Mail – my go-to print publication when I’m home. Thank you Gayle MacDonald, for the interview! >> The Globe and… Continue reading
Get your daily PechaKucha fix! The nice folks at PechaKucha Night HQ have been busy making a new app which was launched on February 20, just in time to mark the 14th anniversary of the first event in Tokyo. >>… Continue reading
Cat’s Cradle in Swedish news
Norrbottens Kuriren, the oldest newspaper in Swedish Lapland, included Cat’s Cradle in its coverage. The printed version was published on December 28, 2016 (see below). The title Mer konst att se i Jukkasjärvi means “More art to see in Jukkasjärvi”… Continue reading
Cat‘s Cradle: The Making of an Art Suite for ICEHOTEL Sweden
Our first video is up on our new YouTube channel! In December 2016, we built an art suite for ICEHOTEL Sweden, in Jukkasjärvi – a cool 200km north of the Arctic Circle. Take a peek behind the scenes at 14… Continue reading