28–31 MARCH 2024

Gok Dou LIVE by Asia Society Hong Kong Center

A pivotal force in the development of art and community in Hong Kong since 2011, Asia Society Hong Kong Center has been responsible for bringing an engaging programme of talks featuring artists, curators, collectors, writers, publishers, critics and more to Art Central’s audience since its inaugural edition in 2015.

Meaning “perspectives”, Gok Dou LIVE endeavours to provide a significant platform for the exchange of ideas on contemporary issues relevant to Art Central’s audience at the Fair and by broadcast around the world. 

Natee Utarit at Art Central 2019

About Asia Society Hong Kong Center

As an affiliate of the Asia Society global network of 14 centers, Asia Society Hong Kong Center was established in 1990 by a group of Hong Kong community leaders, led by the late Sir Q.W. Lee, honorary chairman of Hang Seng Bank. In February 2012, the Hong Kong Center established its new home in Admiralty at the former Explosives Magazine of the old Victoria Barracks.

Steeped in history, cultural significance and natural beauty, the 1.3 hectares site, which houses a group of four former British military buildings, was originally built by the British Army in the mid-19th century for explosives and ammunition production and storage.

Through careful conservation, restoration and adaptive re-use, this heritage site was successfully transformed into a cultural, artistic and intellectual hub in Hong Kong in 2012 and offers a broad variety of programs in the form of lectures, performances, film screenings and exhibitions to the community.

Asia Society Hong Kong Center was established entirely with local funding and is supported through membership dues, fundraising events, and contributions from individuals, corporations and foundations that work together to support and advance its mission.

28–31 MARCH 2024