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K11 Campus Design Carnival 2013 Officially Launched

5/10/2013
K11 Builds Top International Platform for Chinese and Korean Art Graduates.
BEIJING, May 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- K11, a global high-end lifestyle brand operator under New World Group, officially launched the "Campus Design Carnival 2013". The event will be respectively held in Beijing's 798 art center, the Academy of Art & Design, Tsinghua University, Hong Kong and Shanghai K11 Art Malls. In collaboration with the Academy of Art & Design, Tsinghua University, China Central Academy of Fine Arts, the Dean of the College of Art and Design, Hongik University, the Dean of the College of Fine Arts, Seoul National University, etc., which are the top art and design colleges in China and South Korea, the event consists of a forum and an exhibition of outstanding design works of graduates from the above four institutions.

This will be the first time for the excellent design works of the graduates from the four institutions in China and South Korea to be on display together for artistic exchange. K11 worked with the Academy of Art & Design, Tsinghua University last year, and the education collaboration has extended to including both DCAD of Hongik and the DCFA of SNU this year. A joint signing ceremony was held in Seoul, South Korea, on March 9. Another education collaboration agreement was also signed with China Central Academy of Fine Arts on April 28 in Beijing. Up to now, K11 has established strategic co-operation with four top arts institutions in China and South Korea, creating successfully a brand new academic exchange platform made up of the world's top art design schools. K11 hopes to use the platform to support artistic education in Asia and internationally as well.

As the world's first original brand to pioneer the blend of three essential elements of Art - People - Nature, K11 is committed to working closely with international institutions of the arts to promote the interaction between art and the public. K11 gives sustained attention and support to young artists and designers specialized in contemporary and experimental art. It also offers influential international art platforms via various exhibitions and activities to support budding local and international artists, enhancing the communications and exchange between artists and the public.