SYMPOSIUM

Sites of Construction: Exhibitions and the making of recent art history in Asia

When 21 - 23 Oct 2013
Where agnès b. CINEMA, Hong Kong Arts Centre
Language Cantonese, English, and Mandarin simultaneous interpretation will be provided


Programme (Video Archive) | Speakers | Acknowledgement | Reference
 

Day 1: Monday 21 Oct 2013, 4.30pm - 6.30pm

4.30pm   Welcoming remarks
5pm Keynote 1: John Clark, Asian Biennials: History, practices & literature
    Q&A

Day 2: Tuesday 22 Oct 2013, 10am - 6pm

10am Session 1: Exhibition as site
  Chair: Iftikhar Dadi
  Papers: Annette Bhagwati, Exhibition Making, Canonbuilding and the Ethics of Curating in Trans-cultural Contexts – ‘subTerrain: artworks in the cityfold’ (2003) and ‘Politics of Fun’ (2005)
    Atreyee Gupta, Ghar Pe/At Home in the Margins of Contemporary Art
  Polemical position: Daniel Kurjakovic, Exhibition in the Expanded field
  Respondent: David Teh
    Q&A
 
12pm   Lunch  
 
1.30pm Session 2: Exhibition as Site -
extended case study (China 1993)
  Chair: Julia F. Andrews with Anthony Yung
  In conversation with: Francesca Dal Lago
Kong Chang’an
    Wang Youshen
    Andreas Schmid
    Chang Tsong-zung
    Q&A
 
4pm   Coffee break
 
4.30pm Keynote 2: Irit Rogoff, The Expanding Field
    Q&A

Day 3: Wednesday 23 Oct 2013, 10am - 5.30pm

10am Session 1: Exhibition as cartographic articulation
  Chair: Joan Kee
  Papers: Pamela N. Corey, Metaphor as Method: Curating Regionalism in Mainland Southeast Asia
    Simon Soon, Converging Extremes: Exhibitions building new sightlines in 1990s Malaysia
  Polemical position: Sophie Ernst, Idealised Enclosures: Three spatial possibilities to look at the idea of exhibition
  Respondent: Hammad Nasar
    Q&A
 
12pm   Lunch  
 
1.30pm Session 2: Exhibition as historical proposition
  Chair: Patrick D. Flores
  Papers: Kevin Chua, On Exhibiting Modern Asian Art in Southeast Asia
    Lucy Steeds, The Making of Recent Exhibition Histories: Two Asian Pacific case studies
  Polemical position: Lau Kin Wah, Art's Leap in Hong Kong with Its Denial of the Local
  Respondent: Nora A. Taylor
Q&A
 
3.30pm   Coffee break
 
4.00pm Keynote 3: Gao Shiming, The Symphonies of History, The Emancipation of People
    Q&A

Details will be updated periodically.

This is part of Sites of Construction

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  • Keynote 1: John Clark, Asia Biennials: History, Practices & Literature
  • Day 2, Session 1: Exhibition as site
  • Day 2, Session 2: Exhibition as Site - Extended Case Study (China 1993)
  • Keynote 2: Irit Rogoff, The Expanding Field
  • Day 3, Session 1: Exhibition as Cartographic Articulation
  • Day 3, Session 2: Exhibition as Historical Proposition
  • Keynote 3: Gao Shiming, The Symphonies of History, The Emancipation of People
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