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MILL6 WARM UP – Make a piece of clothing for yourself

MILL6 Foundation

20 Aug 201621 Aug 2016

MILL6 Foundation presents “MILL6 WARM UP – Make a piece of clothing for yourself”, a summer community engagement series to celebrate cultural heritage and textiles history of Hong Kong.
Back in the heyday of the textile industry, big factories ran their productions en masse while smaller cottage factories also found ways to survive by staying light on their feet; and more or less everyone in the neighborhood knew how to sew. Ages came and went, and clothes are now only considered possessions – perhaps a sign of our times. All we can do is to rediscover, through our day-to-day life, the beautiful era we once embraced.
Through a varied presentation, ‘MILL 6 WARM UP – Make a piece of clothing for yourself‘ aims to connect different communities and generations of the textile and garment industries to share their stories and creative know-how, thereby discovering and unearthing new possibilities for the next generation. The thoughtfully curated program has a core objective of reaching out to the wider society by building accessible learning and sharing platforms. MILL6 Foundation hopes to engage the public in meaningful ways, embodying the vision of the institution to preserve and share the valuable cultural heritage of Hong Kong for the benefit of the community at large.


MILL6 WARM UP
is realized in collaboration with numerous community and independent partners including the Boys’ & Girls’ Clubs Association of Hong Kong, i-dArt (Tung Wah Group of Hospitals), Hong Kong House of Stories, Jik Jik Team, Ying E Chi, Wheel Thing Makers and Cultural Journalism Campus among others, and will take place across Tsuen Wan, a district deeply entwined with the historic rise of the textile industry in Hong Kong.


Event Date and time:

2016.08.20 Saturday 1:00 – 7:30pm
2016.08.21 Sunday 1:00 – 6:00pm

Seating and capacity are limited for the following 3 events. Kindly RSVP to rsvp@mill6.org.hk on or before 12 August.


Meeting Point
– Hon Do Restaurant (62 Hau Tei Square, Tsuen Wan)


Grassroots Filmmaking Project 2016

Date – 2016.08.20
Time – 4:30pm, 5:15pm and 6:00pm (post-screening discussion at 6:00pm)
In Cantonese with Chinese & English subtitles.


Competition
– The Unstoppable Legend of Sewing Machines
Date – 2016.08.20
Time – 4:00 – 5:00pm
Capacity – 10 persons


MILL6 Textile Tea Gathering

Date – 2016.08.20
Time -3:00 – 4:30pm
The following events are open to public; no registration is required:


It’s Show Time

Date – 2016.08.20 – 21
Time – 1:00 – 6:00pm
Venue – The Upcycling Bird (Unit103, Hau Tei Square Hawker Bazaar)


Community Lab

Date – 2016.08.20 – 21
Time – 1:00 – 6:00pm
Venue – Hau Tei Square Sitting-out Area, Tsuen Wan


Master Demonstration – Pattern Making

Date & Time – 2016.08.20, 1:00 – 2:00pm
Date & Time – 2016.08.21, 1:00 – 2:00pm, 4:00 – 5:00pm
Venue – Hon Do Restaurant (62 Hau Tei Square, Tsuen Wan)


Textile Stories – The Sharing of Oral Histories

Date – 2016.08.20 – 21
Time – 2:00 – 3:00pm & 5:00 – 6:00pm
Venue – Hon Do Restaurant (62 Hau Tei Square, Tsuen Wan)


Kaifong Tales

Date – 2016.08.20 – 21
Time – 3:00pm – 4:00pm
Venue – Hon Do Restaurant (62 Hau Tei Square, Tsuen Wan)
All events will be conducted in Cantonese.
*Full details of the MILL6 WARM UP program available at: mill6.org.hk/mill6-warm-up-2016/

  • MILL6 WARM UP – Make a piece of clothing for yourself, Hong Kong 2016. Courtesy of MILL6 Foundation MILL6 WARM UP – Make a piece of clothing for yourself, Hong Kong 2016. Courtesy of MILL6 Foundation
  • MILL6 WARM UP – Make a piece of clothing for yourself, Hong Kong 2016. Courtesy of MILL6 Foundation MILL6 WARM UP – Make a piece of clothing for yourself, Hong Kong 2016. Courtesy of MILL6 Foundation
  • MILL6 WARM UP – Make a piece of clothing for yourself, Hong Kong 2016. Courtesy of MILL6 Foundation MILL6 WARM UP – Make a piece of clothing for yourself, Hong Kong 2016. Courtesy of MILL6 Foundation

Special Events

Destination: Hong Kong
Where: Hon Do Restaurant (62 Hau Tei Square, Tsuen Wan)
Type: Film Screening
Admission: RSVP

Grassroots Filmmaking Project 2016
Time – 4:30pm, 5:15pm and 6:00pm (post-screening discussion at 6:00pm)
In Cantonese with Chinese & English subtitles.

Destination: Hong Kong
Where: Hon Do Restaurant (62 Hau Tei Square, Tsuen Wan)
Type: Award
Admission: RSVP

Competition – The Unstoppable Legend of Sewing Machines
Capacity – 10 persons

Destination: Hong Kong
Where: Hon Do Restaurant (62 Hau Tei Square, Tsuen Wan)
Type: Talk
Admission: RSVP

MILL6 Textile Tea Gathering

 

Destination: Hong Kong
Where: The Upcycling Bird (Unit103, Hau Tei Square Hawker Bazaar)
Type: Opening
Admission: Free

It’s Show Time

 

Destination: Hong Kong
Where: Hau Tei Square Sitting-out Area, Tsuen Wan
Type: Workshop
Admission: Free

Community Lab

 

Destination: Hong Kong
Where: Hon Do Restaurant (62 Hau Tei Square, Tsuen Wan)
Type: Opening
Admission: Free

Master Demonstration – Pattern Making
Date & Time – 2016.08.20, 1:00 – 2:00pm
Date & Time – 2016.08.21, 1:00 – 2:00pm, 4:00 – 5:00pm

Destination: Hong Kong
Where: Hon Do Restaurant (62 Hau Tei Square, Tsuen Wan)
Type: Talk
Admission: Free

Textile Stories – The Sharing of Oral Histories
Date – 2016.08.20 – 21
Time – 2:00 – 3:00pm & 5:00 – 6:00pm

Destination: Hong Kong
Where: Hon Do Restaurant (62 Hau Tei Square, Tsuen Wan)
Type: Talk
Admission: Free

Kaifong Tales
Date – 2016.08.20 – 21
Time – 3:00pm – 4:00pm

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Contacts & Details

OPENING:
tue, wed, thu, fri, sat, sun 11:30 am - 7:30 pm

CLOSING DAYS:
mon

ESTABLISHED:
2015

SPACE:
2800 m2

OWNER/DIRECTOR:
Li Angelika


T: +852 3979 2301 M: enquiry@mill6.org.hk W: MILL6