28–31 MARCH 2024

Art and the Movies (sponsored by AXS Asia)

Speakers: Joyce Wang (Hong Kong-based designer), Fanny Pereire (fine art consultant for films), and Fiona Kotur Marin (accessories designer)
Moderator: Alexandra Seno (arts and culture writer)

Architect Joyce Wang, accessories designer Fiona Kotur Marin and Hollywood film art curator Fanny Pereire discuss movies as creative inspiration and putting fine art in films.

Saturday 14 March 2015, 12:30pm​

New Media Arts: The Transgression of the Practical and Symbolic Boundaries of Art?

Speakers: Kingsley Ng (Artist), Yang Yeung (Curator, Founder/Director of Soundpocket), and Island 6 (Thomas Charvériat and Jean Le Guyader)
Moderator: Isaac Leung (Chairman, Videotage)

This panel aims to explore the current trends of media arts, with the intention of uncovering how new modes of production, distribution, and exhibition have fundamentally changed the landscape of cultures.

Saturday 14 March 2015, 3pm​

Downloading the King of Kowloon in Brooklyn: The New Global Relevance of Local Art (sponsored by Google Cultural Institute)

Speakers: Lauren Nemroff, Ph.D. (Program Manager, Google Cultural Institute) and David Smith (Head of Digital, Asia Art Archive)
Moderator: Jehan Chu (Art Advisor) 

The Internet has facilitated new and powerful tools to capture and disseminate information in the art world. From email to Instagram, the exchange of ideas and broadcast of imagery is creating awareness and resonance that was previously limited by language, culture and geography. With Hong Kong’s cultural icon the King of Kowloon (Tsang Tsou-choi) as a starting point, this panel will discuss how technology is creating new global audiences for local art.

Monday 16 March 2015, 12:30pm​

Hong Kong Redefined: The Urban Context in Art

Speakers: Sim Chan, Stanley Siu, Movana Chen, and South Ho
Moderator: Laure Raibaut (Senior Specialist, Asian 20th Century and Contemporary Art, Christie’s)

This panel invites four native Hong Kong artists, with divergent yet complementary practices, to comment on how the urban context has inspired them.

Monday 16 March 2015, 3pm

28–31 MARCH 2024