Online Registration for the Then and Now: Collecting Art and Exhibiting Cultures in Asia Conference, Lingnan University in Hong Kong, 20-21 May 2021
You are invited to attend the Then and Now: Collecting Art and Exhibiting Cultures in Asia conference , which will be held at Lingnan University in Hong Kong and via Zoom on 20-21 May 2021.
The conference explores of collecting and exhibition practices in different sites of cultural production where our imagining of Asia takes place. It has attracted about 20 scholars, curators and research students from round the world to present their recent research from both local and cross-cultural perspectives in Asia that contribute to art collecting, exhibition-making and the rewriting of their histories in Asia. The conference seeks to reveal how collectors, curators, educators, collection archivists and policymakers from Hong Kong, mainland China, Taiwan, Singapore and other Asian cities deal with art, collections and relevant cultural institutions. The conference will also highlight the role of these actors in shaping the practice of art collecting and the historical discourse of exhibitions that span from the ancient times to the contemporary period.
Prof. Michelle Huang, Head and Associate Professor, Department of Visual Studies
Prof. Selina Ho, Research Assistant Professor, Department of Visual Studies
• Prof. Sarah E. FRASER, Professor of Chinese Art History; Head of Institute, institute of East Asian Art, History Heidelberg University
• Dr Yu Jin SENG, Senior Curator, The National Gallery Singapore
Date: May 20–21, 2021 (Thursday & Friday, UTC+8 Hong Kong time)
Conference Programme and Panel Speakers:
Online registration: : https://www.ln.edu.hk/.../registration/vs2021conference (Please register before 15 May 2021, 23:59 HKT.)
Tel: +852 2616 7517