Hong Kong City Meet Up | Exclusive Curator Tour of important Southeast Asian art exhibition | November 2013

Meet the Art Radar team, connect with other readers! Art Radar is delighted to invite you to the latest in our occasional series of City Meet Ups around the world.

Join founder Kate Cary Evans and editor Cassandra Naji in Hong Kong for tour around Asia Society’s “No Country: Contemporary Art for South and Southeast Asia” with curator Dominique Chan. After the talk, join Kate and Cassandra for coffee and a chat*.

Araya Rasdjarmrearnsook, 'The Treachery of the Moon', 2012, color video, with sound, 12 min., 37 sec., edition 1/7. Image courtesy Tyler Rollins Fine Art.

Araya Rasdjarmrearnsook, ‘The Treachery of the Moon’, 2012, colour video, with sound, 12 min., 37 sec., edition 1/7. Image courtesy Tyler Rollins Fine Art.

We are excited to announce that we have organised an exclusive curator-led tour for Art Radar readers, students and friends of a seminal Guggenheim exhibition of Southeast Asian Art which has travelled from New York. No Country: Contemporary Art for South and Southeast Asia is curated by June Yap, Guggenheim UBS MAP Curator, South and Southeast Asia, and Dominique Chan, Exhibition Curator, Asia Society Hong Kong Center.

The Asia Society Hong Kong Center will present No Country: Contemporary Art for South and Southeast Asia, the inaugural touring exhibition of the Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative, from October 30, 2013, to February 16, 2014 in Hong Kong featuring recent work by 13 artists from Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Pakistan, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam

In its review of “No Country”, the New York Times notes that America’s top museums are changing their collecting habits and are turning to Asian art. “The Guggenheim Museum, now embarked on a single-mindedly non-western shopping spree, leads the pack.”

Join us to find out which artists from Southeast Asia are coming into international focus. You will have the opportunity to hear the stories behind the exhibition and ask questions about the artists and their works during our intimate Art Radar tour led by the Asia Society’s exhibition co-curator Dominique Chan.

This will be followed by drinks and art chat at a local hotel. What do we on the ground in Asia make of the Guggenheim choices?  “In “No Country” you’re seeing part of an institutional future taking shape as you watch” says the New York Times. Do you agree? Join us!

  • Date: Wednesday 13 November 2013
  • Time: Meet 6.15 in foyer of Asia Society
  • Tour/Talk: A half hour tour by curator Dominique Chan of “No Country” (We are very grateful for Asia Society to offer this complimentary guided tour and waive our readers’ admission fee to the exhibition)
  • Followed by coffee and chat in a nearby hotel (venue to be decided)
  • Cost: HKD100 admin fee to reserve a place and entry fee to after-tour meet up

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*All expenses including cost of entry to exhibition and drinks/food to be paid for by participants.


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