Art Basel invites internationally recognized experts in particular spheres of the artworld to curate special exhibition sectors in Hong Kong. These compelling projects bring precision and focus to the sectors, as well as an engagingly personal point of view that excites and provokes both experts and the general public.

2016 Film

Li Zhenhua

Since 1996, Li Zhenhua has been active as a multi-media artist, curator and producer for international and Chinese contemporary culture. He is the founder and director of Beijing Art Lab, a virtual and physical platform for art, research, and exchange. Since 2010 he has been the nominator for the Summer Academy at the Zentrum Paul Klee Bern (Switzerland), as well as for The Prix Pictet (Switzerland). Li Zhenhua is a member of the international advisory board for the exhibition 'Digital Revolution' to be held at the Barbican Centre in the United Kingdom in 2014.

2016 Encounters

Alexie Glass-Kantor

Alexie Glass-Kantor is the Executive Director of Artspace, Sydney, which supports the commissioning of contemporary art, publishing initiatives, and research residencies for artists and curators. Since 1999 she has been active as a curator working across independent spaces, collecting institutions, biennials and festivals. Glass-Kantor has developed curatorial engagement in the Asia-Pacific region throughout her career, and has instigated ambitious exchanges and collaborations in South Korea, China, Indonesia, Singapore, Australia, New Zealand, Japan and Malaysia. She contributes regularly to symposia and forums.