All posts tagged: Simryn Gill

Asia Art Archive 2021 Annual Fundraiser Preview Exhibition 

Asia Art Archive 2021 Annual Fundraiser Preview Exhibition This year’s auction features work by artists including Birdhead, Luis Chan, Elizabeth and Iftikhar Dadi, Simryn Gill, Jeff Koons, Andrew Luk, Sopheap Pich, Song Dong, Angela Su, Charwei Tsai, and Cecilia Vicuña. Oct 20 to 23, 2021 Christie’s Hong KongThe James Christie Room22/F Alexandra House18 Chater Road, Central http://www.aaa2021auction.com We are delighted to invite you to the preview exhibition of AAA’s 2021 Annual Fundraiser. Registration is not required for regular viewing hours as listed. Wed, Oct 20, 12nn–5.30pmThu, Oct 21, 10.30am–5.30 pmFri, Oct 22, 10.30am–5.30pmSat, Oct 23, 10.30am–3pm There are over forty-five works generously donated by artists, individual donors, institutions and galleries from across the globe for the auction this year. An essential source of funding for AAA, proceeds from the fundraiser will go towards building our library and research collections on the history of contemporary art in Asia and keeping the materials free and accessible for all. We look forward to seeing you at Christie’s Hong Kong. For bidders, online bidding will open from Oct 12 at 12 noon until Oct 29 at …

Various artists

Soil and Stones, Souls and Songs Para Site Hong Kong Mar 18 – Jun 11, 2017 Caroline Ha Thuc The scope of this ambitious exhibition is very wide, in geography, in time and in the multiple issues that are addressed. Soil and Stones, Souls and Songs refers to the land as a physical territory but also as a receptacle for human memory, mythologies and history. Recent accelerated development in Asian countries has triggered deep and sometimes violent changes among people and also landscapes, leading to massive flows of migration, uprooting of longstanding traditions and land grabs, not to mention the depletion of natural resources. New ideologies and discourses are emerging from the urgent need to adapt to this new context, from nationalism to historical revisionism and critical alternatives to dominant Western ways of thinking. In their curatorial statement for Soil and Stones, Souls and Songs, Cosmin Costinas and Into Guerrero highlight the global feeling of anxiety that also dominates Asian societies today, and underline the general loss of certainty and the violence generated by this shifting geopolitical order. Soil is the fabric of a nation, and dealing with soil inevitably leads to boundaries …