Hart Centre of Arts is an independent multi-disciplinary arts centre in Beijing,. It was founded by Laodan and Cindy Zeng. Our Mission is to build a platform for artistic exchange between Chinese artists and the world. From 2001 it started the contemporary art communication between Chinese artists and French artists. Our programs consist of presentations of experimental music, screenings independent narrative and documentary films, drama, modern dance, as well as the visual arts. We operate an intimate theatre space / screening room located in the 798 Arts District, this space is provided for the all the active artists. Using this space some artists from different countries and different filed start a new experimental arts project.
Former use: old warehouse in 798 art district
Total surface of the site: 380 square meters
Location city: Beijing
Foundation year of the center: 2003
Type of occupation: lease
Owner of the building: factory
Infrastructures / Facilities
Theatre: 200 square meters
Rehearsal studio:100 square meters
Office: 50 square meters
Social and artistic disciplines
Contemporary theatre: Design and production of experimental theatrical performances;
Experimental music: Concerts and performances;
Visual and Multimedia art: Organization of avant-garde exhibitions of visual arts :Installation, performance, video art, electronic arts, etc.
Cinema/audiovisual: Production and presentation of video art, sometimes of multimedia nature.
No government support.
Working with embassies on various projects, and the uniqueness of our programs in showcasing the best in contemporary Chinese artistry to survive.
— - Networks: China and many contact with Asia and Europe.