Oct 19 2016

Art Symposium Session 2

Asia Society, 9 Justice Dr., Admiralty
In a 2-day symposium with engaging and dynamic speakers both locally and internationally (supported by the Mandarin Oriental), the following topics shall be explored: What does Art give us as individuals and as a society that nothing else can? Why is Art necessary in our lives and in our education? How can we justify investing so much time and resources to produce and display artistic expressions? Why do we need Art in our local communities? Why should the government and the business community care and invest in Art? The list of speakers includes the who’s who of the art and creative community. Each session consists of 3 talks & panel discussions. Free. Sign up at ticketflap.com.

“Making History: AAA Research on Art Exhibitions in 1980s and 1990s China”
Anthony Yung, Head of China Research, Asia Art Archive


“Why Artists Matter”
Charles Guarino, Publisher, Art Forum Magazine in conversation with:
Samantha Leese, Arts Journalist

“Bringing a City together around Culture: Why bother?”
Tisa Ho, Executive Director, Hong Kong Arts Festival
Julien-Loïc Garin, Chief Executive Officer, Le French May Arts Festival & Lumières Hong Kong
Rachel Rits-Volloch, Founding Director, MOMENTUM
Hing Chao, Founder, Hong Kong Culture Festival
Moderator: Cherry Chan, PIC, The Mills

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