Hong Kong Panel 2015
Led by the maxim «To curate a city means more than running a gallery», this panel’s basic motivation is to present a selection of cases illustrating a major challenge for the city of Hong Kong in the coming years: the shift from an economic towards a cultural hub.
Curating Hong Kong / Curating Alternative Futures
Mapping out alternative futures for Hong Kong implies the inclusion of both the past and the present. Under these conditions, four central dimensions of curating can be distinguished.
«Everybody is buying art…»
Co-Curators Christoph Weckerle and Simon Grand talk about how “curating” became the main focus of their Hong Kong Panel and elaborate the important role that “shopping” plays in it.