Who We Are
Art Central is a joint venture between three of the world’s leading art event organizers
Tim Etchells, Sandy Angus and Will Ramsay co-founded Art Central in 2015. In 2008, Etchells and Angus were responsible for launching the first international art fair in Hong Kong, ART HK, which quickly became a major fixture in the international art world prior to Art Basel acquiring the Fair in 2011. Etchells and Angus are also co-owners of Sydney Contemporary, Taipei Dangdai and ART SG. In addition, Sandy Angus is the owner of India Art Fair and PHOTOFAIRS Shanghai, the first international art fair dedicated to photography in the Asia-Pacific region.
Corey Andrew Barr
Corey Barr was formerly a Specialist and Head of Sales for Phillips, where he also organised exhibitions of contemporary art, photography, and design – working with leading international artists to mount exhibitions in New York and London. Barr was most recently Director of a prominent Hong Kong- and London-based gallery focusing on Asian Contemporary art and was responsible for influential gallery exhibitions and presentations at prestigious international fairs. While exploring diverse interests – from medieval architecture to 20 – 21st-century conceptual practices, philosophy and contemporary fiction – he enjoys reading and visiting museums throughout Asia and around the world.
Alexandra Choa Tan
Alexandra Choa Tan has over a decade experience in producing, coordinating and curating fine art and theatrical events, in addition to having considerable experience building patron circles for charitable and commercial entities. In her work with local and international organisations, including Sotheby’s, Art Partners, Hong Kong Arts Centre, Salvatore Ferragamo and others, Alexandra is known for creating exceptional experiences and fostering trusting and productive relationships.
Alexandra Choa Tan read Art History at University College London (UCL), specialising in eighteenth century print culture, politics of aesthetics and film, and later attended Royal Central School of Speech and Drama (RCSSD) in London, receiving an MFA in Creative Producing. Alexandra is a member of the International Coaching Federation (ICF) and speaks Cantonese and English.