For the fifth year in a row as ART HK's official educational partner, Asia Art Archive presents Backroom Conversations, a series of discussions in which leading experts and practitioners in the contemporary art field consider key issues affecting the art world. The AAA Burger Collection Keynote Lecture honours a significant voice in the field today and Open Platform selects projects from around the world that demand to be heard.
Thurs 17 May | 3:30–5:30pm | Whose History?
Manuel J Borja-Villel, Iftikhar Dadi, Marian Pastor Roces & Reiko Tomii.
Thurs 17 May | 6–8pm | AAA Burger Collection Keynote Lecture: Okwui Enwezor.
Fri 18 May | 1:30–3:30pm | Open Platform
Young-hae Chang Heavy Industries, DOXA, Parallel Lab, Suresh Jayaram.
Fri 18 May | 4–6pm | The Collection as Social Sculpture
Rahaab Allana, Toby Kamps, Fram Kitagawa & Daniel Kurjakovic.
Sat 19 May | 2-4pm | The Decade Revisited...
Hans Ulrich Obrist, Gayatri Sinha, June Yap & Inti Guerrero.
Sat 19 May | 4:30-6:30pm | Artists Through the Lens
Cao Fei, Hu Fang, Chen Chieh-jen, Amy Cheng, Tam Wai Ping & Janet Chan.
This publication includes the programme details as well as biographies of the speakers and moderators. The video recordings can be viewed HERE.