Art in March


Art is in the air every March as art lovers in Hong Kong and internationally congregate for an art-related activity-packed month. Here at Asia Society Hong Kong Center we will be bulking up our usual array of on-site lectures and workshops as we for the fourth year running will be teaming up with Art Central as education partner to bring you a wonderful line-up of voices from within the region in our Art Central TALKS X Asia Society programs happening daily at the fair.

Asia Society Hong Kong Center Events

Tuesday, March 27

From House to Museum — The Poetic Activism of Doris Duke’s Shangri La 
Asia Society Hong Kong Center  
6:30pm — 8:00pm

Konrad Ng, the executive director of Shangri La in Honolulu, Hawaii, shares the recent works of Shangri La that explore positive and progressive narrative change through Islamic art.

Thursday, March 29
2018 Asia Arts Game Changer Awards Hong Kong
JW Marriott Hotel Hong Kong
6:00 PM — 10:00 PM

Major art collectors, artists, gallerists, dignitaries from the art world, and Asia Society trustees and patrons will gather to celebrate the contemporary arts in Asia, and honor artists and arts professionals for their significant contributions.

Saturday, March 31
EAT PEACE LOVE — Art After Party 
Asia Society Hong Kong Center  
6:30 PM —  10:30 PM

In celebration of Art Week, Asia Society Hong Kong Center is bringing art lovers from all over to its iconic space for a night of live music, Asian bites and drinks.

Art Central TALKS X Asia Society

Wednesday, March 28

Art and Conflict
Panelists: Nathalie Johnston, Adeela Suleman, Dinh Q. Lê   
Moderator by Maurice Benayoun
3:00pm — 4:00pm

The Complexities of Text in Art  
Panelists: Miwako Tezuka, Charwei Tsai,
Moderated by Cailin Broere
4:00p.m. — 5:00pm

In light of the current exhibition at the Asia Society Hong Kong Center LOVE Long: Robert Indiana and Asia join discussion about some of the complexities the presence of text has instilled in art.

Thursday, March 29

Queerness in Art — A Conversation with the Players 
Panelists: Patrick Sun, Ming Wong, Jes Fan 
Moderated by Dominique Chan
2:30p.m. — 3:30pm

Join a discussion about the various expressions of “queer” in the form of installation, performance, and sculpture among others.

Friday, March 30

In conversation with Shirazeh Houshiary
Speaker: Shirazeh Houshiary 
Moderated by Michelle Yun
11:30am — 12:30pm

Join us for this insightful conversation between one of Asia Society’s 2018 Asia Art Award Honoree’s and the Senior Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at Asia Society Museum.

From the Kitchen to the Cosmos —   In conversation with Subodh Gupta 
Speaker: Subodh Gupta
Moderated by Elaine Ng
2:30pm — 3:30pm  

Join us for this insightful conversation between one of Asia Society’s 2018 Asia Art Award Honoree’s and the editor and publisher of ArtAsiaPacific.

Saturday, March 31

In the Public Eye: The Art of Creative Activism  
Panelists: Mikala Tai, Dr. Kacey Wong, Sampson Wong
Moderated by Cosmin Costinas
2:30pm – 3:30pm

Join a panel discussion on the art of creative activism, and the role of performance art in employing public spaces as their alternative to traditional museum settings

Myths and Histories in Contemporary Practices
Panelists: Ying Kwok, Andrea Wolf, Lavar Munroe, Maude Maris, 
Moderated by Laure Raibaut
4:00pm – 5:00pm

Join this panel discussion exploring the juxtaposition of contemporary mediums with historical themes and its effect on the sensibilities of the audience.

Event Details

Tue 27 Mar 2018 - Sat 31 Mar 2018
4 - 5 p.m.

9 Lung Wo Rd, Central

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