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Gallery Weekend Kuala Lumpur’s list of Luminaries for our 2018 programme includes:

Lindy Joubert, Dr. Deepanjana Klein, William Lim, Madhavi Peters and Ivan Pun. 

Dr. Deepanjana Klein

Christie's International Head for South Asian Modern & Contemporary Art.

.While Dr. Klein’s expertise is firmly rooted in South Asian art of centuries past, this scholar is most enthralled by the art of the 20th century. She played a central role in acquiring the business of the estate of Francis Newton Souza, one of the most important historical sales in the category, and regularly writes for various journals on the topic of contemporary Indian art.

Christie's International Head for South Asian Modern & Contemporary Art.

.While Dr. Klein’s expertise is firmly rooted in South Asian art of centuries past, this scholar is most enthralled by the art of the 20th century. She played a central role in acquiring the business of the estate of Francis Newton Souza, one of the most important historical sales in the category, and regularly writes for various journals on the topic of contemporary Indian art.

Christie's International Head for South Asian Modern & Contemporary Art.

.While Dr. Klein’s expertise is firmly rooted in South Asian art of centuries past, this scholar is most enthralled by the art of the 20th century. She played a central role in acquiring the business of the estate of Francis Newton Souza, one of the most important historical sales in the category, and regularly writes for various journals on the topic of contemporary Indian art.

William Lim

HK Collector & Architect.

Besides being an award-winning architect and artist responsible for the design of H Queen’s, the first vertical art gallery building in Hong Kong which is met with great success. William Lim is also an ardent collector of Hong Kong art and has been described as “arguably the world’s foremost collector of Hong Kong contemporary art”. In 2014, he authored a book entitled The No Colors: Living Collection in Hong Kong, which documents his comprehensive collection of works by more than 50 contemporary local artists and provides an insight into the contemporary art scene of Hong Kong.

HK Collector & Architect.

Besides being an award-winning architect and artist responsible for the design of H Queen’s, the first vertical art gallery building in Hong Kong which is met with great success. William Lim is also an ardent collector of Hong Kong art and has been described as “arguably the world’s foremost collector of Hong Kong contemporary art”. In 2014, he authored a book entitled The No Colors: Living Collection in Hong Kong, which documents his comprehensive collection of works by more than 50 contemporary local artists and provides an insight into the contemporary art scene of Hong Kong.

HK Collector & Architect.

Besides being an award-winning architect and artist responsible for the design of H Queen’s, the first vertical art gallery building in Hong Kong which is met with great success. William Lim is also an ardent collector of Hong Kong art and has been described as “arguably the world’s foremost collector of Hong Kong contemporary art”. In 2014, he authored a book entitled The No Colors: Living Collection in Hong Kong, which documents his comprehensive collection of works by more than 50 contemporary local artists and provides an insight into the contemporary art scene of Hong Kong.

Lindy Joubert

Founding Director, UNESCO Observatory on MultiDisciplinary Research in the Arts and the Vice President of the World Craft Council, Asia Pacific Region, South Pacific. President of the Lorne Sculpture Biennale 2017-2018, one of the largest public sculpture events in Australia.

An academic in the Faculty of Architecture at the University of Melbourne, her combined interests have resulted in facilitating research, information-gathering and knowledge-sharing in the field of the arts and crafts for the benefit of community strengthening across many countries.

Founding Director, UNESCO Observatory on MultiDisciplinary Research in the Arts and the Vice President of the World Craft Council, Asia Pacific Region, South Pacific. President of the Lorne Sculpture Biennale 2017-2018, one of the largest public sculpture events in Australia.

An academic in the Faculty of Architecture at the University of Melbourne, her combined interests have resulted in facilitating research, information-gathering and knowledge-sharing in the field of the arts and crafts for the benefit of community strengthening across many countries.

Founding Director, UNESCO Observatory on MultiDisciplinary Research in the Arts and the Vice President of the World Craft Council, Asia Pacific Region, South Pacific. President of the Lorne Sculpture Biennale 2017-2018, one of the largest public sculpture events in Australia.

An academic in the Faculty of Architecture at the University of Melbourne, her combined interests have resulted in facilitating research, information-gathering and knowledge-sharing in the field of the arts and crafts for the benefit of community strengthening across many countries.

Ivan Pun

Burmese Entrepreneur & Collector, based in Hong Kong and Yangon.

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Ivan moved to the former capital, Yangon, in 2011 and established Pun + Projects in 2014 spearheading a number of projects including the art space TS.1, hip eateries such as contemporary Burmese beer hall Port Autonomy, Southeast Asian bistro Rau Ram and furniture manufacturer Paribawga.

Burmese Entrepreneur & Collector, based in Hong Kong and Yangon.

Ivan moved to the former capital, Yangon, in 2011 and established Pun + Projects in 2014 spearheading a number of projects including the art space TS.1, hip eateries such as contemporary Burmese beer hall Port Autonomy, Southeast Asian bistro Rau Ram and furniture manufacturer Paribawga.

Burmese Entrepreneur & Collector, based in Hong Kong and Yangon.

Ivan moved to the former capital, Yangon, in 2011 and established Pun + Projects in 2014 spearheading a number of projects including the art space TS.1, hip eateries such as contemporary Burmese beer hall Port Autonomy, Southeast Asian bistro Rau Ram and furniture manufacturer Paribawga.

Madhavi Peters

Journalist & Culture Connector.

Madhavi is the founder of The Tropicalist, an online publication that is full of thought provoking articles on culture. She founded The Tropicalist in 2015 in Singapore and still continues with the publication today, despite being now located in Toronto Canada, where is she currently a Docent and Researcher at the Aga Khan Museum of Islamic Arts.

Journalist & Culture Connector.

Madhavi is the founder of The Tropicalist, an online publication that is full of thought provoking articles on culture. She founded The Tropicalist in 2015 in Singapore and still continues with the publication today, despite being now located in Toronto Canada, where is she currently a Docent and Researcher at the Aga Khan Museum of Islamic Arts.

Journalist & Culture Connector.

Madhavi is the founder of The Tropicalist, an online publication that is full of thought provoking articles on culture. She founded The Tropicalist in 2015 in Singapore and still continues with the publication today, despite being now located in Toronto Canada, where is she currently a Docent and Researcher at the Aga Khan Museum of Islamic Arts.

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