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Asia Society Hong Kong Center9 Justice Drive, Admiralty, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
亞洲協會香港中心香港金鐘, 正義路 9 號, 香港
Hong Kong Art Week 2017 Symposium
'ASIA: NEW FRONTIERS IN THE ART WORLD'
FRIDAY - SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 17 - 18, 2017
Session 1: 17 November 2017 (Friday), 2:30pm - 4:45pm
Session 2: 17 November 2017 (Friday), 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Skype Talk: 18 November 2017 (Saturday), 9:30am - 10:00am
Session 3: 18 November 2017 (Saturday), 10:00am - 11:30am
Ballet performance: 18 November 2017 (Saturday), 11:30-11:50am
Session 4: 18 November 2017 (Saturday), 2:00pm - 3:30pm
HTC VR Demonstration: 18 November 2017 (Saturday), 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Session 5: 18 November 2017 (Saturday), 4:00pm - 5:30pm
This year’s 2nd annual Art Week Symposium includes a robust program of inspiring talks by speakers – many new to Hong Kong audiences – with diverse viewpoints. Recognizing that Hong Kong is a pluralistic society, where arts professionals with different approaches can engage in lively conversation, we aim at connecting the Hong Kong arts community by circulating fresh ideas through public conversations.
The focus this year is on the particular challenges of the Asian context in 2017, and how this idiosyncratic framework of perpetual tension between the local and the international, the traditional and the modern, inevitably impacts its art workers (whether artists, art researchers, curators, collectors, writers, art galleries’ or other arts professionals). We explore these topics particularly as they relate to Hong Kong, and its ambition to be the new center of the contemporary art world in Asia.
Please join us in what we expect to be a revelatory introduction to new approaches, new projects, new strategies, and new perspectives; all aimed at inspiring Hong Kong’s art community.
SESSION 1: 17 November 2017 (Friday), 2:30pm - 4:45pm
"Collectors Visions Shaping The Art World" - main speaker Dr. Wiyu Wahono
followed by a panel talk on the same topic: Douglas So, Liu Gang, Wiyu Wahono, Meg Maggio (moderator)
SESSION 2: 17 November 2017 (Friday), 5:00pm - 6:30pm
"Theater of the World: Art, China, and Institutions in a "New Era"' - key note speaker Philip Tinari
SKYPE TALK: 18 November 2017 (Saturday), 9:30am - 10:00am
"Typhoon Simchowitz" - Stefan Simchowitz
SESSION 3: 18 November 2017 (Saturday), 10:00am - 11:30am
"Outside The Art Institution - Curating New Projects/New Frontiers" - main speaker & moderator Ingrid Chu followed by a panel talk on the same topic: Aaron Seeto, Dustin Shum, Septime Webre, Selina Ting, Sook Kyung Lee
SESSION 4: 18 November 2017 (Saturday), 2:00pm - 3:30pm
"Embracing New Technology In The Art World" - main speaker & moderator Prof. Zhang Ga
followed by a panel talk on the same topic: John Tain, Kyle Chung, Victoria Chang
SESSION 5: 18 November 2017 (Saturday), 4:00pm - 5:30pm
"How To Build A (Better) Museum In Asia - main speaker & moderator Doryun Chong
followed by panel talk on the same topic: Ole Bouman, Xie Suzhen, Ms. Eve Tam
Hong Kong Art Week - Autumn Edition
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