Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Wan Chai

ArtAsiaPacific at 25 | Alternatives to What? A History of Emergent Art Spaces

Mella Jaarsma, Judy Freya Sibayan, Jin Suk Suh, Kith Tsang, Elaine W. Ng
ArtAsiaPacific at 25 | Alternatives to What? A History of Emergent Art Spaces
Judy Freya Sibayan Artist and Curator, Museum of Mental Objects, Manila

Without a strong commercial or institutional infrastructure across the region, what role did alternative art spaces—some run by artists, others by a new generation of curators—play in anchoring art scenes of the 1990s?

Mella Jaarsma Artist and Co-Founder, Cemeti Art House, Yogyakarta; Judy Freya Sibayan Museum and Curator, Museum of Mental Objects, Manila; Jin Suk Suh Director, Nam June Paik Art Center, and Former Director and Founder, Loop, Seoul; Kith Tsang Co-Founder, School of Everyday Life, Hong Kong

Moderated by Elaine W. Ng Editor & Publisher, ArtAsiaPacific, Hong Kong