26 NOV - 6 DEC
2020

PIONEERING

THE

CREATIVE

WEBINAR

2020

Philippine Pavilion at the 56th Venice Biennale 

LUMINARY I

Balancing the Biennials

Speaker:

Curator
Singapore Biennale 2019 / Venice Biennale 2022

Moderator:

Artist & Writer

About:

Patrick Flores, renowned curator and Professor of Art Studies at the University of the Philippines, will share insights on his experience as the Artistic Director of Singapore Biennale 2019 and Curator for the upcoming Venice Biennale 2022. Flores will touch upon questions such as the criteria of artist selection, deciding on themes, the steps large-scale biennales are taking to adapt to the new norm, as well as covering his current and pending projects.

Saturday, November 28th
5pm - 7pm (KL time)

LUMINARY II

Reconnecting- Museums, Creating and Events

Speakers:

Curator of Indigenous Art
Art Gallery Ontario

Asia Contemporary Art, New York

Artist (Malaysian)

Moderator:

About:

Esteemed curators, Wanda Nanibush and Leeza Ahmady will engage in a conversation with established Malaysian artist Elias Yamani to discuss the ways their respective practices have adapted to unique 21st century challenges. They will talk about artistic and curating practice in light of the pandemic and racial injustice, and effective outreach.

Sunday, November 29th
10am - 12pm (KL time)

J.S- Mclean Centre, Art Gallery of Ontario

Rimbun Dahan, Kim Ng Exhibition

LUMINARY III

Curating and Collecting- Ways of Seeing

Speakers:

Chairman and Head of Department, Middle East and India, London Sotheby's

Senior Curator, National Gallery Singapore and Singapore Art Museum

Director, Museum MACAN, Jakarta

Moderator:

Educator & Artist

About:

Chairman of Sotheby’s (London) Middle East and India department, Edward Gibbs, will join curators, Shabbir Hussain Mustafa and Aaron Seeto, to talk about collecting and curating practices, how they have changed and how auctions, curators, and audiences might adapt to and what to expect from the ‘new normal’. They will talk about how social restrictions have affected their respective practices, and what the general audience can expect for the future of art auctioning and exhibitions.

Sunday, November 29th
5pm - 7pm (KL time)

LUMINARY IV

Young Collectors and New Collections

Speakers:

Yeoh Xin Yi, Suleyman Azhari and Othman Mirzan

Moderator:

About

Three newer art enthusiasts, Yeoh Xin Yi, Suleyman Azhari and Othman Mirzan, will share thoughts on passion and collecting journeys, with tips on, how as relative beginners, one can navigate the collecting world. They will also walk us through their collections, addressing some of their favourite pieces and the process of acquisition, as well as exploring the ways collecting practice can benefit from cultural events and education such as this platform and GWKL.

Saturday, December 5th
5pm - 7pm (KL time)

Rimbun Dahan

All sessions FREE, but pre-booking required. Places are limited so book early. Click on the links above to book. All timings referred are Kuala Lumpur.

PIONEERING THE CREATIVE