Past Events

  • Sketches in Notebooks: The Arrival Poetry Reading
    Sat, Dec 07
    University Museum and Art Gallery, HKU
    Dec 07, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
    University Museum and Art Gallery, HKU , 90號 Bonham Rd, Lung Fu Shan, Hong Kong
    Cha: An Asian Literary Journal has invited TWENTY-TWO Hong Kong poets to write poems in response to The Arrival, and these poems will be read at "Sketches in Notebooks", moderated by Cha's co-editor Tammy Lai-Ming Ho. Click for more details.
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  • Migration and Translation: Some reflections on The Arrival by Shaun Tan
    Jun 11, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
    B3-LP-06, Tai Po Campus, EdUHK, 10 Lo Ping Rd, Tai Po, Hong Kong
    Professor Lai will compare the similarity and difference between migration and translation through this wordless novel, and also address several issues evolved around translation, communication and culture.
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  • One City One Book Hong Kong x Table of Two Cities - THE ARRIVAL: Food & Migration
    May 18, 2019, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    Makerbay, PMQ, 35號 Aberdeen St, Central, Hong Kong
    A conversation based on Shaun Tan's graphic novel, "The Arrival", about the inclusionary (and sometimes exclusionary) aspects of food in migration and the role that food plays in negotiating interactions between migrants and hosts. Egyptian hors d'oeuvres will be served.
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  • Open Mic at Poetry OutLoud: Ekphrastic Poetry
    Wed, May 08
    Colette's (Room b), Fringe Club
    May 08, 2019, 7:45 PM – 9:45 PM GMT+8
    Colette's (Room b), Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central, Hong Kong
    Please join us on Wednesday 8 May 2019 for an ekphrastic poetry workshop, making use of writing prompts based on Shaun Tan's THE ARRIVAL (2006), led by Kate Rogers. Participants are very welcome to read their poems.
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  • Human Library & Reading event at St Hilary's Primary School
    Apr 26, 2019, 12:30 PM – 3:00 PM
    St. Hilary's Primary School, 6 Wan Tau St, Tai Po, Hong Kong
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  • Panel Discussion - THE ARRIVAL: Found in Translation
    Apr 16, 2019, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM GMT+8
    Kubrick, Hong Kong, 油麻地眾坊街駿發花園3座Shop H2
    THE ARRIVAL: Found in Translation is a panel discussion on translation and/or pictorial texts. The event is co-organized by 我城我書 / One City One Book Hong Kong and CHA: An Asian Literary Journal, as part of the Cha Reading Series (http://bit.ly/2DrlbI9).
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  • Playgroup: Storytelling session at The Hong Kong Society for Asylum-Seekers and Refugees
    Apr 11, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    Kam Tin, Kam Tin, Hong Kong
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  • Panel Discussion - Upon Arrival:  Otherness, Belonging, and Hospitality
    Mar 25, 2019, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM GMT+8
    Kubrick, Hong Kong, 油麻地眾坊街駿發花園3座Shop H2
    "Upon Arrival: Otherness, Belonging, and Hospitality" will feature several speakers in Hong Kong who are familiar with the topic of immigration and other related-themes. Moderated by Tammy Ho Lai-Ming, Associate Director of 我城我書 / One City One Book Hong Kong.
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  • 從《抵岸》到異鄉: 香港文學中的異鄉人@新蒲崗地文藝遊祭2019
    Mar 16, 2019, 3:33 PM – 4:30 PM GMT+8
    Location is TBD
    「我城我書」的2019年度選書為《抵岸》,是澳洲華裔繪本作家陳志勇獲獎無數的作品。它既是一首移民者之歌,也是一個講述接納異己的故事。香港作為一個移民社會,本地文學作品當中亦細說著不少有關異鄉人的故事。是次對談請來《異鄉女子》作者陳蕾和評論人李薇婷,由圖像小說《抵岸》說起,探討香港文學中呈現的移民、他者和異鄉人。
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  • 我城我書 / One City One Book Hong Kong@新蒲崗地文藝遊祭2019 (1)
    Mar 16, 2019, 10:00 AM GMT+8 – Mar 17, 2019, 6:00 PM GMT+8
    Location is TBD
    我哋3月16、17日 (下星期六、日) 會參與由 水煮魚文化舉辦嘅 新蒲崗地文藝遊祭2019! 我哋到時會擺檔賣書,如果未買《抵岸》嘅朋友仔可以到時嚟揾我哋購買! 而3月16日 (星期六) 仲會有一場以廣東話進行嘅對談,邀請咗《異鄉女子》作者陳蕾同評論人李薇婷,由圖像小說《抵岸》說起,探討香港文學中呈現嘅移民、他者同異鄉人,大家千祈唔好錯過呀!
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  • Book Sharing at the EdUHK Elder Academy (Cantonese Event / 廣東話活動)
    Mar 06, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM GMT+8
    The Education University of Hong Kong, 10 Lo Ping Rd, Tai Po, Hong Kong
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  • Panel Discussion - Sarah Lippett in conversation on  The Arrival and Visual Rhetoric
    Mar 05, 2019, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM GMT+8
    Kubrick, Hong Kong, 油麻地眾坊街駿發花園3座Shop H2
    In this event, Sarah Lippett will be in conversation with a local artist who also creates graphic novels.
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  • One City One Book Hong Kong x Hong Kong International Young Reader Festival - Creative Writing Competition
    Mar 01, 2019, 6:00 PM – May 15, 2019, 10:00 PM
    Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Updates: Submission closed. Winners will be announced by the Festival's on 15th May.
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  • A FOREIGN LAND, A NEW HOME: Artwork by Shaun Tan - extension at the EdUHK Library
    Jan 22, 2019, 10:00 AM GMT+8 – Feb 13, 2019, 6:00 PM GMT+8
    Location is TBD
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  • (Cantonese Event 廣東話活動) Reading The Arrival  in the Artistic Approach / 從藝術角度閱讀《抵岸》
    Jan 12, 2019, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM GMT+8
    Hong Kong Arts Centre
    繪本嘅插畫通常會俾人一種色彩繽紛,偏向兒童面向嘅感覺,但當你睇過《抵岸》入面嘅插畫,你一定會癲覆呢種諗法! 嘉賓:高佩聰女士 (插畫師及繪本出版人) 主持人:張煒森先生 (藝評人)
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  • In conversation:  Professor Kathleen Ahrens  with Dr. Bidisha Banerjee and Dr. Zoran Poposki
    Jan 05, 2019, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM GMT+8
    Hong Kong Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
    Speakers: Prof. Kathleen Ahrens, Dr. Bidisha Banerjee, Dr. Zoran Poposki
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  • A FOREIGN LAND, A NEW HOME: Artwork by Shaun Tan
    Sat, Jan 05
    Hong Kong Arts Centre
    Jan 05, 2019, 10:00 AM GMT+8 – Jan 13, 2019, 8:00 PM GMT+8
    Hong Kong Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
    The opening of the exhibition will be the launch event of One City One Book Hong Kong and also the first exhibition of Shaun Tan in Asia, exhibiting his book-related original sketches and limited edition prints.
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