22 Seasons of Spring Workshop
2011—2017

5 year plan / 2 friends in pajamas / 1 city / 8 partner non-profits / 7 advisors / 351 artists and collaborators / 21,672 visitors / 206 events and performances / 11 staff / 1 moderator / 1 guest director / 196 residencies / 9 secret residents / 14,500 sf industrial space / 3,000 sf astroturf / 2 kitchens / 3 terraces / 72 orange filaments / 1 bird mailbox / 3 grimy elevators / 1 selfie shack / 12 video projectors / 1 zillion emails and whatsapps / 193 chairs / 19 broken chairs / 14 exhibitions / 2,000 installation hours / 50 de-installation hours / 130 pats of slightly-chilled butter / 256 steel, glass and wood spheres / 76 hours of Cantonese opera cinema / 58 research interviews / 8 songs composed / 6 flooded toilets / 2,666 loads of laundry / 5 kg of lint / 36 program brochures designed / 13,000 pages printed / 70 bags of rescued soil / 3 mangoes / 1 rogue pineapple / 1 selfie shack / 4 bird nests / 2 frolicsome rabbits / 1 surprise of magic mushrooms / 1 new MTR station / 1 fine for littering / 62 drawings entered in Wong Chuk Hang map competitions / 1,470 nights slept in round bed / 3 sheets hand-sewn for round bed / 2,000 hours of sleep lost to jetlag / 480 Q-tips / 75 pairs of earplugs / 1 surgery to remove earplug / 1 new music ensemble in residence / 2,130 A2 pages of musical scores / 14 artworks commissioned / 86 hours of diary writing / 15 bags of sand for sand carpets / 65 plastic flowers collected / 44 children’s hands making wallpaper / 6 off-site artworks / 7 kung fu swordfighters recruited / 2 paper effigies burned / 24 blocks of ice crashing / 2 wooden spaceships / 5 feminist panelists / 21 dancers auditioned / 8 activist timelines reconciled / 487 social contracts signed / 1 week of a gay bar on terrace / 22 zines assembled / 2 gatherings for refugees / 56 artworks shown / 10 artworks destroyed to make 1 new artwork / 11 children’s workshops / 72 school tours / 5 bathroom interventions / 3 gallons Spring soap / 12 big dinners / 46 small dinners / 7,267 publications mailed to 118 libraries in 15 countries / 500 tote bags made locally at Pang Jai fabric market / 920 hours of translation / 120 hours of mis-translation / 690 bottles of table wine / 300 kg of salmon fillets / 42 jars of nuts / 8,300 coffees / 1,343 gin and tonics / 1,040 lunches at the silver anvil table / 17 birthday cakes / 2 weddings / 8 typhoons / 6 yoga classes / 3 bare performances / 1 bondage demonstration / 2 muted lion dances / 12 gallons of tears / 1 planned hiatus / 1 new horizon

1 closing day on December 10, 2017

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Spring Fever:
Six Years in Twelve Minutes

Watch Spring's journey in our new film Spring Fever: Six Years in Twelve Minutes.

Contact

The Hive Spring
info@thehive.com.hk

Spring Workshop
us@springworkshop.org

3/F Remex Centre
42 Wong Chuk Hang Road
Aberdeen, Hong Kong

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