NEWS: Public Funding Cuts Jeopardize Hong Kong's Nonprofits

ArtAsiaPacific
Aug 23, 2013 9:21AM

Last month, two of Hong Kong’s nonprofit organizations were given notice that they would no longer be receiving government funding from the Hong Kong Arts Development Council (HKADC), the statutory body supporting arts development in the city. For Para/Site, a 17-year-old art space in Sheung Wan, and Woofer Ten, which operates out of Shanghai Street Artspace in Yau Ma Tei—both of whom have enjoyed a productive year—this announcement came as a surprise, indicating both questionable motives and lack of foresight on government’s behalf.

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