Oct 24 2016

Art Symposium Session 3

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 Great Exhibitions Happen”
Inti Guerrero, Estrellita B. Brodsky Adjunct Curator of Latin American Art, Tate, London; Founding Director of Neptune, Hong Kong
Venus Lau, Artistic Director, OCAT Shenzen
Mimi Chun, Director, Blindspot Gallery
Moderator: Vivienne Chow, Independent journalist and Critic, Founding Director of Cultural Journalism Campus

“Collectors and Artists in Conversation”
Linus Cheung, Art Collector & Retired Chief Executive of HongKong Telecom
William Lim, Art Collector & Founder and Managing Director of CL3 Architects
Hung Hoi, Artist
Tozer Pak, Artist
Moderator: Catherine Kwai, Director of Kwai Fung Hin Art Gallery

“Looking to the Future – Art, Innovation, Technology”
Yana Peel, Chief Executive Officer, Serpentine Galleries, London
Jiyoon Lee, Managing Director, The National Modern and Contemporary Art Museum (MMCA), Seoul
Takashi Kudo & Kazumasa Nonaka, Digital Artists, teamLab, Tokyo
Moderator: Su-Mei Thompson, Chief Executive Officer, The Women’s Foundation

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