Global Asia/Pacific Art Exchange
Working Session at The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Presented by Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU, the MA Program in Cultural Management and the Fine Arts Department at the Chinese University of Hong Kong
Co-regional organizers Frank Vigneron and Oscar Ho
With support by the NYU Global Research Initiative
July 14, 2013
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Room 201 Yasumoto Education Centre
(6pm Participants are also invited to a dinner following the working session at the Chinese University Staff Club)
2pm: Introductions and Welcome
2:15pm Presentation by Tobias Berger, Curator at M+, the new museum for visual culture in Hong Kong
2:35pm Discussant: Oscar Ho, Director of the MA Program in Cultural Management at the Chinese University of Hong Kong
3pm Coffee break at on campus canteen — continue discussion
4pm Return: Discuss/Share scholar’s research
5pm Concluding thoughts
5:30pm End of session
6pm Dinner for session participants at the Chinese University Staff Club
Tobias Berger, Curator at M+, the new museum for visual culture in Hong Kong
Dean Chan, Professor at Curtin University, Australia and the founding convenor of INDAAR, and an executive member of the Asian Australian Studies Research Network and convenor of its Visual Arts and New Media cluster
Alexandra Chang, Curator of Special Projects & Director of Global Arts Programs at the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU
Vivienne Chow is a culture critic and a journalist specialised in cultural affairs and creative industries based in Hong Kong. Vivienne has researched on post-colonial HK cultural policy during her Cultural Studies master degree at the University of Hong Kong. She is currently Senior Culture Reporter at the South China Morning Post.
Dipti Desai, Associate Professor and Director of the Art Education Program at New York University
Oscar Ho, Director of the MA Program in Cultural Management at the Chinese University of Hong Kong
Mark Johnson, Professor of Art and University Gallery Director, San Francisco State University
Yeewan Koon, Assistant Professor in the Department of Fine Arts, University of Hong Kong
Warren Leung, Assistant Professor, City University of Hong Kong, School of Creative Media
Melissa Lee, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Department of English
Thomas Looser, Associate Professor at the East Asian Studies at New York University
Tina Pang, Curator of the Museum and Art Gallery at Hong Kong University, VP of the Oriental Ceramic Society of Hong Kong and International Art Critics Assocation (HK).
Lukas Tam Wai Ping, Assistant Professor, Department of Fine Arts, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Nicholas Mirzoeff, Professor, Media, Culture and Communication at New York University
Francesca Tarocco, NYU Shanghai, Scholar, writer, and critic based in Shanghai, where she teaches Chinese contemporary art and new media and Chinese art history and culture at New York University in Shanghai. Founder of the Shanghai Studies Society, an international multi-disciplinary research initiative based in Shanghai.
Anita Tse is a cultural critic who has engaged in extensive research work on museum studies and cultural policies in Asia. She received her Master of Arts at the Department of Cultural and Creative Arts, the Hong Kong Institute of Education and writes regularly writes and edits for journals and magazines within the region, including Taiwan publication Museology Quarterly, Cultural Studies Monthly, and for Hong Kong publications including Cultural Vision Quarterly, C for Culture and the Hong Kong Economic Journal.
Frank Vigneron, Professor in the Department of Fine Arts at Chinese University Hong Kong, Chair of the Hong Kong Art School Academic Committee and member of the Hong Kong Art School Council. Professor Vigneron is also a practicing artist.
Michelle Wong, Researcher, Asia Art Archive