Hart Center of Arts - Beijing


Name of the responsible structure: Hart Center of Arts
Type of structure: Non profit association
Profile of the initiators of the project: culture events operator
Continent : Asia
Country: China
Address: P.O.Box 8503 No.4 Jiuxianqiao Road Beijing China 100015 (Hart)
Tel/ Fax: 86-10-64353570
fax:86-10-82846061 ext 101
Mail: info@hart.com.cn
Contact: Cindy Zeng


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

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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.

Financial support

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.

Modified on Tuesday 5 July 2005