This is a video recording of an event presented by the International Association of Art Critics Hong Kong (AICAHK). It was held at the Hong Kong Museum of Art Lecture Theatre on 15 May 2012.


Welcome and Introduction
John Batten (President, International Art Critics Association, Hong Kong)

'Piles of Debris Growing Towards the Sky: Curating Contemporary History' - Claire Bishop (Associate Professor, CUNY Graduate Center, New York)

Respondent: Jane DeBevoise (Chair of Board of Directors, Asia Art Archive)

Panel Discussion
Exploring the role of the museum in light of developments in curatorial and artistic practices. As curatorial approaches to history become increasingly negotiable and even fictionalised, does the idea of the museum as its keeper hold?

Discussants: Cosmin Costinas (Executive Director, Para/Site), Manray Hsu (Independent Curator, Taipei), Vivian Ting (Academy of Visual Arts, Hong Kong Baptist University) and Eve Tam (Chief Curator, Hong Kong Museum of Art)

Facilitator: Tina Yee-wan Pang (Curator, University Museum and Art Gallery, The University of Hong Kong)

Produced by Asia Art Archive on behalf of the International Association of Art Critics Hong Kong (AICAHK).

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Curatorial Practice and the Museum: Lecture and Discussion