Hong Kong - Fair

Art Basel Hong Kong 2018: Conversations

Convention & Exhibition Centre

28 Mar 201831 Mar 2018

Conversations, Art Basel’s talks series that runs alongside the fair, will bring together a strong line up of leading art world figures to participate in a wide range of panels and discussions in Hong Kong. Free to the public, this year’s program consists of 26 talks, addressing highly relevant art industry topics such as the future of public and private collecting, alternative business models for galleries, current developments within the art market in Asia, as well as gender politics in the arts. The program will feature prominent artists from across the world such as Sophia Al-Maria, Rasheed Araeen, Astha Butail, Samuel Fosso, Guerrilla Girls, Antony Gormley, He Xiangyu, Kim Yong-Ik, Yurie Nagashima, Gabriel Orozco, Lisa Reihana, Nilima Sheikh, Timur Si-Qin, Melati Suryodarmo, Charwei Tsai, Anton Vidokle and Yu Hong.

Conversations is held daily from Wednesday, March 28 to Saturday, March 31 in the Auditorium on Level 1 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC).

  • Andras Szanto, Rhana Devenport, Suhanya Raffel, Mami Kataoka, Michael Govan © Art Basel Andras Szanto, Rhana Devenport, Suhanya Raffel, Mami Kataoka, Michael Govan © Art Basel

Special Events

Destination: Hong Kong
Where: Convention & Exhibition Centre
Type: Talk
Admission: Free

Art Market Talk | The State of the Market: A Review with Dr. Clare McAndrew and Enid Tsui

Destination: Hong Kong
Where: Convention & Exhibition Centre
Type: Talk
Admission: Free

Artworld Talk | The Art of the Commission: Funding Cultural Production with Hoor Al Qasimi, Nadia Samdani, Rosa Daniel, Leong Cheung, Jam Acuzar and Aaron Cezar

Destination: Hong Kong
Where: Convention & Exhibition Centre
Type: Talk
Admission: Free

Collector Talk | The Evolving Collector: Collecting as a Beginning with Joumana Asseily, Rudy Tseng, Daisuke Miyatsu, Luba Michailova, Patrizia Sandretto Re Rebaudengo and Rose Lejeune

Destination: Hong Kong
Where: Convention & Exhibition Centre
Type: Talk
Admission: Free

Museum Talk | The Collecting Institution: Acquisitions and Representations with Agustín Pérez Rubio, Frances Morris, Michael Govan, Juan Andrés Gaitán, Eve Tam and András Szántó

Destination: Hong Kong
Where: Convention & Exhibition Centre
Type: Talk
Admission: Free

Artist Talk | Nobody Ever Asked Me: Bai Ling and Sophia Al-Maria with Sophia Al-Maria, Bai Ling and Hans Ulrich Obrist

Destination: Hong Kong
Where: Convention & Exhibition Centre
Type: Talk
Admission: Free

Artist Talk | Rasheed Araeen: Before and After Minimalism with Rasheed Araeen, Hoor Al Qasimi and H.G. Masters

Destination: Hong Kong
Where: Convention & Exhibition Centre
Type: Talk
Admission: Free

Artist Talk | Structure and Geometry: From Real to Abstract with Wong, Astha Butail, Loie Hollowell, Kim Yong-Ik and Venus Lau

Destination: Hong Kong
Where: Convention & Exhibition Centre
Type: Talk
Admission: Free

Artist Talk | Bodies in Practice: On Figures and Figuration with Donna Huanca, Antony Gormley, Melati Suryodarmo, Xavier Cha and Qinyi Lim

Destination: Hong Kong
Where: Convention & Exhibition Centre
Type: Talk
Admission: Free

Artist Talk | How Contemporary is Ink? : The Weight of Tradition with Peng Wei, Hung Fai, Hu Xiaoyuan, Wu Chi-Tsung and Lesley Ma

Destination: Hong Kong
Where: Convention & Exhibition Centre
Type: Talk
Admission: Free

Art Market Talk | Working Models: Developing Gallery Structures with Vanessa Carlos, Hormoz Hematian, ‎Mimi Chun, Young Chung and Isa Lorenzo

Destination: Hong Kong
Where: Convention & Exhibition Centre
Type: Talk
Admission: Free

Curator Talk | Curating in Context: Making Exhibitions Work with Melati Suryodarmo, Folakunle Oshun, Professor Dr. Apinan Poshyananda and Zoe Butt

Destination: Hong Kong
Where: Convention & Exhibition Centre
Type: Talk
Admission: Free

Artist Talk | Encounters in Encounters: When the Familiar Becomes Unfamiliar 5pm – 6pm Ulla von Brandenburg, Isabel and Alfredo Aquilizan, Ramesh Mario Nithiyendran, Shinji Ohmaki and Alexie Glass-Kantor

Destination: Hong Kong
Where: Convention & Exhibition Centre
Type: Talk
Admission: Free

Artworld Talk | Real Talk: Power and Complicity with Annette Schömmel, Weng Xiaoyu, Folakunle, Oshun, Özge Ersoy, Matthew Tsang Man Fu and Alexie Glass-Kantor

Destination: Hong Kong
Where: Convention & Exhibition Centre
Type: Talk
Admission: Free

Artist Talk | Gabriel Orozco with Gabriel Orozco and Doryun Chong

Destination: Hong Kong
Where: Convention & Exhibition Centre
Type: Talk
Admission: Free

Artist Talk | Chin(A)frica: An Interface with Samuel Fosso, He Xiangyu, Oluremi C. Onabanjo and Xin Wang

Destination: Hong Kong
Where: Convention & Exhibition Centre
Type: Talk
Admission: Free

Artist Talk | Decolonizing ‘Ethnography’: Contemporary Representations with Charwei Tsai, Gala P orras-Kim, Lisa Reihana, Yee I-Lann and Qinyi Lim

Destination: Hong Kong
Where: Convention & Exhibition Centre
Type: Talk
Admission: Free

Creative Cities Talk | Hong Kong x Buenos Aires x Shenzhen with Magnus Renfrew, Duncan Pescod, Agustín Pérez Rubio, Qian Luan and Alexandra Seno

Destination: Hong Kong
Where: Convention & Exhibition Centre
Type: Talk
Admission: Free

Artist Talk | Collaborative Practice: Working with/in Communities with Chou Yu-Cheng, Xyza Cruz Bacani, Susan Hapgood, Michael Leung and Christina Li

Destination: Hong Kong
Where: Convention & Exhibition Centre
Type: Talk
Admission: Free

Artworld Talk | The 21st Century Kunsthalle: A Roundtable with Tobias Berger, Elena Filipovic, Solvita Krese and Hera Chan

Destination: Hong Kong
Where: Convention & Exhibition Centre
Type: Talk
Admission: Free

Artworld Talk | Feminist Aesthetics?: Movements and Manifestations Frida Kahlo and Käthe Kollwitz, Yurie Nagashima, Nilima Sheikh, Yu Hong, John Tain and Dr. Yeewan Koon

Destination: Hong Kong
Where: Convention & Exhibition Centre
Type: Talk
Admission: Free

Artist Talk | After the Manifesto: Reflecting Positions 11am – 12 noon Liu Yujia, Chien-Chi Chang and Li Zhenhua

Destination: Hong Kong
Where: Convention & Exhibition Centre
Type: Talk
Admission: Free

Journalist Talk | Art Criticism and Critical Writing: Where to Now? with Bhavna Kakar, Keith Wallace, Elaine W. Ng, Daniel Szehin Ho and Hera Chan

Destination: Hong Kong
Where: Convention & Exhibition Centre
Type: Talk
Admission: Free

Artworld Talk | The Singularity: Virtual Reality and Artificial Intelligence with  Timur Si-Qin, Lu Yang, Kening Zhu, and Victoria Chang

Destination: Hong Kong
Where: Convention & Exhibition Centre
Type: Talk
Admission: Free

Architecture Talk | Automated Landscapes: Architectures of Work without Workers Marina Otero Verzier, Marten Kuijpers, Merve Bedir, Aric Chen and Marisa Yiu

Destination: Hong Kong
Where: Convention & Exhibition Centre
Type: Talk
Admission: Free

Artist Talk | Communism as Common ‘ism’: Artist Perspectives Anton Vidokle, Vivek Vilasini, Huang Rui and Xin Wang

Destination: Hong Kong
Where: Convention & Exhibition Centre
Type: Talk
Admission: Free

Artworld Talk | Video Art: Social Content in the Age of Digital Distribution Isaac Leung, Jan Cho, Sang Ae Park and Li Zhenhua

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