Ingrid Chu: a short history of the art book bag (and the things that go in them)
|When||24 Aug - 24 Oct 2015|
|Where||Asia Art Archive, 11/F, Hollywood Centre, 233 Hollywood Road, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong|
15 Invitations for 15 Years
A special programme series featuring exhibitions, projects, written works, performances, a blog, and set of e-dossiers marking Asia Art Archive's 15-year anniversary.
AAA Public Programmes Curator Ingrid Chu explores the international phenomenon of the 'art book bag' in a short history of the art book bag (and the things that go in them). Using the last 15 years as a guide, the exhibition features 'the things that go in them'—art publications, magazines, and related ephemera—alongside a vast array of these popular totes in the AAA Library.
Contributors include Dan Graham, Jonathan Monk, and Yoko Ono for Art Metropole, Toronto, C&G for Asia Art Archive and Silas Fong, Hong Kong, Rirkrit Tiravanija for DIS and Liz Magic Laser, New York, East of Borneo, Los Angeles, Haegue Yang and Lawrence Weiner for Latitudes, Barcelona, and
Chu also invites such artists, curators, art book fair organisers, and print and online publishers as Stacey Allan, Executive Editor, East of Borneo, Savannah Gorton, Curator, Friends with Books and Co-Director & Curator, Forever & Today, Inc., Christina Li, Director, Spring Workshop, David Senior, Bibliographer, The Museum of Modern Art, and others to provide insight into the changing modes of knowledge production and circulation, and their influence on the recent art of Asia through Field Notes.
15 Invitations for 15 Years is supported by the S. H. Ho Foundation Limited, the C. K. & Kay Ho Foundation, and The Hong Kong Arts Development Council. The programme is part of the ADC 20th Anniversary Celebration Series. Special thanks to Hani Charaf, Kemistry Design; and Spring Workshop.