28–31 MARCH 2024

2021 Talks

Collectors’ Circle

Speakers: Jacobo Garcia Gil, Yuri van der Leest, David Peereboom, and Queenie Rosita Law

A focused conversation with established and new collectors challenging our expectations on collecting to exhibiting. We meet with Jacobo Garcia Gil who hosts his collection in virtual reality, Yuri van der Leest a second generation collector to Queenie Rosita Law now running her own gallery space in Budapest and David Peereboom an artist and private collector. Listen in on their debate, as they share the differences, impacts and reasonings behind each realized decision and their pathways to success in the competitive world of collecting.

Wednesday 19 May 2021, 5pm

Encountering Strangers

Speakers: Lee Wing Ki Kalen, Yim Sui Fong, and Lai Lon Hin

An exploratory discussion on detachment and intimacy in our relationships with strangers by contemporary artists Lee Wing Ki Kalen, Yim Sui Fong, and Lai Lon Hin. As their individual practices differ from archival photography, remapping objects and space, conceptual works to shifting realities virtual, imagined and real—find out how they make use of the creative process to destabilize expectations and provoke thoughts on the issues and the philosophies of relationships.

Thursday 20 May 2021, 6:30pm

Innovating Expression

Speakers: Hilda Chan, Vennes Cheng, Yip Kai Chun, and Orlean Lai

A discussion between Hong Kong based curators Hilda Chan, Vennes Cheng, Yip Kai Chun, and Orlean Lai on how to navigate the changing landscapes of curatorial expression. Fostering our own conversations, they identify the new roles of curators in the 21st Century going beyond physical walls to a virtual world and seeking innovative ways to collaborate and empower audiences. It’s time to spark meaningful connections, revelations and unearth ourselves.

Friday 21 May 2021, 3pm

Independent Art Spaces

Speakers: Aaina Bharagava, Kay Beadman, Yang Jiang, Joseph Leung, and Eunice Tsang

Art-journalist and reporter Aaina Bhargava takes us through Hong Kong’s changing independent art spaces in a panel discussion with industry-makers, Kay Beadman, Yang Jiang, Joseph Leung, and Eunice Tsang. China’s art hub isn’t just for the glamorous and famous, local artists and creatives are taking things into their own hands and setting up a market for experimentation outside the confines of commercial galleries and art fairs—find out more on the neighbourhoods, spaces and creators making their mark on the industry and how.

Saturday 22 May 2021, 12pm

Spatial Traces

Speakers: Ocean Leung, Lam Siu Wing, and Law Yuk-Mui

We uncover our erased spatial traces in this live talk between the fine-artists Ocean Leung, Lam Siu Wing, and Law Yuk-Mui. Together they touch on our relations to history, urban planning, and cityscapes—in their works which observe and intervene in the world of street drifting in Hong Kong—with hidden objects that echo stories of human nature.

Sunday 23 May 2021, 2pm

28–31 MARCH 2024