deTour 2023 – Open Call for Creative Proposal (Installation & Exhibition)

Organised by PMQ and sponsored by Create Hong Kong of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, deTour is an annual festival that celebrates creativity and demonstrates how the creative process brings value to the design industry. It presents a variety of programmes by engaging designers and creative communities in Hong Kong and overseas.


We are now inviting creative proposals from local and overseas talent to respond to this year’s theme “Crafting Design Future (Working Title)” .


Selected applicants will be granted the showcase opportunity at PMQ and production sponsorship* will be granted to each selected proposal in the open group and the graduate students group respectively.


Open Group: HKD$50,000-$100,000
Graduate Students: HKD$30,000-$50,000
*The exact amount of sponsorship granted will be subject to the final version of the approved creative proposal.


Application Procedure
1. Download and read through the Information Kit
2. Prepare your Proposal, Budget Plan, CV and Portfolio
3. Complete and upload the documents via Online Application Form


Submission Deadline
24 July 2023 12:00nn (HKT)


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Event Details
Festival Period:
24 November – 3 December 2023
PMQ (35 Aberdeen Street, Central, Hong Kong)


Enquiry: opencall@detour.hk
Website: www.detour.hk
Facebook @detourhk
Instagram @detourhk


Disclaimer: The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region provides funding support to the project only, and does not otherwise take part in the project. Any opinions, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in these materials/events (or by members of the project team) are those of the project organisers only and do not reflect the views of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, the Culture, Sports and Tourism Bureau, Create Hong Kong, the CreateSmart Initiative Secretariat or the CreateSmart Initiative Vetting Committee.