Art Basel in Hong Kong 2016: Salon, 24 Mar 2016 — 26 Mar 2016

Art Basel in Hong Kong 2016: Salon

Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre, 1 Harbour Road

Salon is an open platform for dozens of short, often informal presentations, such as artist talks, panels, lectures and performances with a range of speakers representing many different aspects of the artworld.

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

5pm to 6pm | Discussion | Hack Space

Simon Denny, Artist, Berlin, New York; Amira Gad, Exhibitions Curator, Serpentine Galleries, London

Moderator: Hans Ulrich Obrist, Co-Director, Serpentine Galleries, London

Thursday, March 24, 2016

2pm to 3pm | Real Talk | Tracey Emin

Tracey Emin, Artist, London in conversation with Tim Marlow, Artistic Director, Royal Academy of Arts, London and David Tang, Entrepreneur, Hong Kong

3pm to 4pm | Discussion | Copyleft: Appropriation

Lisa Movius, China Bureau Chief, The Art Newspaper, London; Yu Honglei, Artist, Beijing; Xiang Liping, Head of Exhibitions, Power Station of Art and Chief Coordinator of Shanghai Biennale Office, Shanghai

Moderator: Gu Ling, Head of Communication, Shekou Design Museum, Shenzhen

4pm to 5pm | Teaching Art in the 21st Century: On Educating

Philippe Pirotte, Director, Staatliche Hochschule für Bildende Künste Städelschule and Curator of 2016 edition of La Biennale de Montréal, Frankfurt am Main; Dorothee Richter, Head of MAS Curating, Institute for Cultural Studies in the Arts, ZHdK and Director of PHD in Practice in Curating, University of Reading, Zurich; Kurt Chan Yuk Keung, Professor, Department of Fine Arts, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Moderators: Chris Moore, Publisher, Randian, Berlin and Thomas Eller, Artist and Editor, Randian, Beijing

5pm to 6pm | Discussion | Funding and Its (Dis)Contents

Cosmin Costinas, Curator and Executive Director, Para Site, Hong Kong; Rupert Myer, Chair, Australia Council for the Arts, Surry Hills; Merve Caglar, Director, SAHA, Istanbul

Moderator: Alexie Glass-Kantor, Curator of Art Basel’s Encounters sector, Director, Artspace, Sydney

6pm to 7pm | Encounters: New Materialities

Brook Andrew, Artist, Melbourne; Tintin Wulia, Artist, Brisbane; Charles Avery, Artist, London

Moderator: Alexie Glass-Kantor, Curator of Art Basel’s Encounters sector, Director, Artspace, Sydney

7pm to 8pm | The Post Human Condition

Wang Yuyang, Artist, Beijing; Bao Dong, Critic and Independent Curator, Beijing; David Joselit, Critic and Distinguished Professor, CUNY Graduate Center, New York

Moderator: Zhang Ga, Artistic Director, Chronus Art Center, Shanghai, Distinguished Professor, School of Experimental Art, China Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing

Friday, March 25, 2016

2pm to 3pm | Collaborative network: Curating in the 21st Century

Dr. Isaac Leung, Artist, Curator and Chairperson, Videotage, Hong Kong; Jamie Wyld, Director, videoclub, Brighton; David Elliott, Curator, Writer and Teacher, Berlin; Menene Gras Balaguer, Director for Culture and Exhibitions, CASA ASIA, Barcelona, Madrid

Moderator: Adrian George, Deputy Director & Senior Curator UK Government Art Collection and author of The Curator’s Handbook, 2015, London

3pm to 4pm | Where are the Art Critics? Cultural Journalism in Today’s Media Landscape

John Batten, President, International Association of Art Critics Hong Kong, Hong Kong; Tinny Cheng, Principal Reporter, Culture, Apple Daily, Hong Kong; Ho Siu-bun, Feature Editor & Art Editor, LifeStyle Journal, Hong Kong Economic Journal, Hong Kong; Samwai Lam, Editor, City Magazine, Hong Kong; David Elliott, Curator, Writer and Teacher, Berlin

Moderator: Vivienne Chow, Founding Director, Cultural Journalism Campus, Hong Kong

4pm to 5pm | What Do Galleries Do?

Selma Feriani, Director, Selma Feriani Gallery, London, Sidi Bou Said; Pei-Yu Lin, Director, Project Fulfill Art Space, Taipei; Mihai Pop, Director, Galeria Plan B, Cluj, Berlin; Billy Tang, Curatorial Director, Magician Space, Beijing

Moderator: Umer Butt, Founder and Director, Grey Noise, Dubai

5pm to 6pm | Hybridize or Disappear: A Case Study

Venus Lau, Director, OCT Contemporary Art Terminal and consulting curator, Ullens Center for Contemporary Art (UCCA), Shenzhen, Beijing; Cécile B. Evans, Artist, London, Berlin; Nadim Abbas, Artist, Hong Kong

Moderator: Joao Laia, Writer and Curator, London

6pm to 7pm | Museums: Public, Private, and the Space in Between

Heman Chong, Artist, Singapore; Pi Li, Sigg Senior Curator, M+, Hong Kong; Philip Tinari, Director, Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing; Mimi Brown, Founder of Spring Workshop, Hong Kong; Johnson Chang, Director, Hanart TZ Gallery, Hong Kong

Moderator: Charles Guarino, Publisher, Artforum, New York

7pm to 8pm | A Design for Life: Art and Infrastructure

Winnie Ho, Deputy Head, Development Bureau Energizing Kowloon East Office, Hong Kong; Ryan Gravel, founder of Sixpitch and originator of the Atlanta Beltline, Atlanta; Cassius Taylor-Smith, Managing Director, Giant and curator of Event Horizon, Hong Kong; Inge Goudsmit, Associate, OMA*AMO Asia, Hong Kong

Moderator: Victoria Camblin, Editor and Artistic Director, ART PAPERS, Atlanta

Saturday, March 26, 2016

12noon to 1pm | Artist Talk | The Desert of the Real

Li Zhenhua, Curator, Art Basel Film sector, and Director and Founder, Beijing Art Lab, Beijing, Zurich in conversation with Sun Xun, Artist, Beijing and Zhao Zhao, Artist, Beijing

1pm to 2pm | Artist Talk | Mao, Warhol, and Yu Youhan: The Legacy

Yu Youhan, Artist, Shanghai, Paul Gladston, Professor in Culture, Film and Media, Faculty of Arts, The University of Nottingham, Nottingham Moderator: Chiu Ti-Jansen, TV Presenter, Publisher, Writer and founder CHINA HAPPENINGS, New York

2pm to 3pm | Mapping Time and Space

Tiffany Chung, Artist, Ho Chi Minh City; Aikaterini Gegisian, Artist, London; Morgan Wong, Artist, Hong Kong

Moderator: Su Wei, Independent Art Critic and Curator, Beijing

3pm to 4pm | A Regional Perspective: South Asia

Roobina Karode, Director & Chief Curator, Kiran Nadar Museum of Art, New Delhi; Waqas Khan, Artist, Lahore; Bose Krishnamachari, Artist, Mumbai; Shahzia Sikander, Artist, New York, Lahore

Moderator: Sneha Ragavan, Researcher, Asia Art Archive, New Delhi

4pm to 5pm | Fluid Futures: Children of Empire

Lantian Xie, Artist, Dubai; Wu Tsang, Artist, Los Angeles; Robin Peckham, Editor-in Chief, LEAP, Beijing; Oscar Murillo, Artist, London, La Paila Moderators: Stephanie Bailey, Writer and Editor, Hong Kong, London

Contacts & Details

Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre, 1 Harbour Road
My Art Guides Art Spaces’ Dashboard
Update your art space’s profile with all current and upcoming shows and keep yourselves on the map