FIELD MEETING Take 6: Thinking Collections

May 30, 2019 - filed under Announcements,Past Events   

– ACAW SIGNATURE PROGRAM

January 25 – 26, 2019

Hosted in Collaboration with Alserkal Avenue, Dubai, UAE 

Moe Satt, Face and Fingers, Performance, 2019

 

Curated by ACAW Director, Leeza Ahmady

The 6th iteration of FIELD MEETING, the exclusive forum for arts professionals, premiered offsite for the first time in Dubai as the conclusion of a constellation of ambitious programs as part of the 13th edition of Asia Contemporary Art Week (ACAW) in New York. This year’s conceptual framework explored ‘collections’ and the act of ‘collecting’ beyond the limitations of an art market lens, in an effort to reclaim “the artist as the first collector”. Over 30 leading creative minds from all regions of Asia presented newly commissioned talks, performances, lecture performances, and pop-up installations over two days at Concrete and other spaces of Alserkal Avenue – the MENASA regions foremost art and cultural neighborhood.

For full details, presenter profiles, and video recordings, visit here.

 

Presenting Artists & Professionals

Amina Ahmed (New York & Tehran), Khadim Ali (Sydney & Kabul), Stephanie Bailey (Hong Kong), Burçak Bingöl (Istanbul), Bingyi (Beijing), Ronghui Chen (Shanghai), Heman Chong (Singapore), Nikhil Chopra (Goa), Lara Day & Pi Li (Hong Kong), Natasha Degen & Sandra Skurvida (New York), Rana Dehghan (Tehran), Alexis Destoop (Sydney & Brussels), Arahmaiani Feisal (Yogyakarta & Tibet), Yuan Gao (Beijing), Nadira Husain (Berlin), Hasanul Isyraf Idris (Penang), Ranbir Kaleka (New Delhi), Naiza Khan (London & Karachi), David Libertson (New York), River Lin (Paris & Taipei), ST Luk-Arakawa & Madeline Gins (New York & Tokyo), Umber Majeed (New York & Lahore), Bahman Mohammadi (Tehran), Francesca Recchia (Kabul), Bassem Saad & Edwin Nasr (Beirut), Sam Samiee (Tehran), Moe Satt (Yangon), Ali Shayesteh (Hamadan), Zolaykha Sherzad (Kabul & New York), Vladislav Sludskiy & Olga Vesselova (Almaty), Haiyang Wang (Beijing), Wong Kit Yi / Ali Wong (Hong Kong & New York), Chongbin Zheng (San Fancisco & Shanghai)

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