With prominent speakers such as architect Rem Koolhaas, Professor Peggy Levitt, Simon de Pury, and many more, Art Stage Singapore presents a compelling lineup of free talks as part of the Southeast Asia Forum.
Thursday, 21 January 2016, 1.30pm – 3.00pm
Artist and Society in the Urban Age
Speakers: Mami Kataoka / Chief Curator, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo
Sherman Ong / Artist
Piyarat Piyapongwiwat / Artist
Norberto Roldan / Artist
Moderator: Enin Supriyanto / Curator and Project Officer, The EQUATOR International Symposium (Yogyakarta Biennale Foundation)
Thursday, 21 January 2016, 3.30pm – 5.00pm
Do Museums Make Global Citizens?
Speakers: Peggy Levitt / Professor and Chair of the Sociology Department at Wellesley College and Co-Director of the Transnational Studies Initiative at Harvard University
Tintin Wulia / Artist
Moderator: Kwok Kian Chow / Associate Professor of Arts and Culture Management (Practice), Singapore Management University
Thursday, 21 January 2016, 6.00pm – 7.30pm
Global Opinion Leaders Series: Art World – Quo Vadis?
Speakers: Simon de Pury / Founder and Chairman, de Pury de Pury
Lorenzo Rudolf / Founder and President of Art Stage Singapore
Moderator: Raphael Suter / Writer and Head of the Culture Section at Basler Zeitung, Switzerland
Friday, 22 January 2016, 1.30pm – 3.00pm
Artists and Cosmopolitanism
Speakers: Tiffany Chung / Artist
Nikos Papastergiadis / Director, Research Unit in Public Cultures and Professor, School of Culture and Communication, University of Melbourne
Navin Rawanchaikul / Artist
Moderator: Philip Ursprung / Professor, History of Art and Architecture, ETH Zurich
Friday, 22 January 2016, 3.30pm – 5.00pm
What Are the Challenges in Leading an Art museum in the Psychogeography of the 21st Century?
Speakers: Ann Demeester / Director, Frans Hals Museum | De Hallen Haarlem, Netherlands
Hou Hanru / Artistic Director of MAXXI (National Museum for 21st Century Art and National Museum of Architecture), Rome
Lu Xun / Founder and Director, Sifang Art Museum, Nanjing
Moderator: Zoe Butt / Executive Director, SànArt, Ho Chi Minh City
Saturday, 23 January 2016, 11.00am – 12.30pm
The Great Creative City Race – Can Creativity Save the City?
Speakers: Andy C. Pratt / Professor of Cultural Economy at the Department of Culture and Creative Industries, City University London
Tim Renner / Permanent Secretary for Cultural Affairs, Berlin
Moderator: Lorenzo Rudolf / Founder and President of Art Stage Singapore
Saturday, 23 January 2016, 2.00pm – 3.30pm
Who Owns the City?
Speaker: Saskia Sassen / Robert S. Lynd Professor of Sociology and Chair, The Committee on Global Thought, Columbia University
Saturday, 23 January 2016, 4.30pm – 6.00pm
The Present Cultural Revolution – Art, Space and Social Contract in the current urban condition, in Asia and beyond
Speakers: Rem Koolhaas / Architect, Partner in OMA and Professor, Practice of Architecture and Urban Design, Harvard University Graduate School of Design
Michael Schindhelm / Cultural advisor, filmmaker, researcher and writer
Sunday, 24 January 2016, 11.00am – 12.30pm
Interruption Patterns: Artists and Public Space in Southeast Asian Cities
Speakers: Nani Kahar / Social Architect, Partner at labDNA and Director at Place Identity SB, Kuala Lumpur
Anon Pairot / Artist and Designer, Bangkok
Sutthirat Supaparinya / Artist
Moderator: Erin Gleeson / Curator and Artistic Director, SA SA BASSAC, Phnom Penh
Sunday, 24 January 2016, 2.00pm – 3.30pm
“The Spirit of Cities: Why the Identity of a City Matters in a Global Age”
Speakers: Daniel A. Bell / Professor at Tsinghua University and Director of Berggruen Philosophy and Culture Centre
Chua Beng Huat / Provost Chair Professor, Faculty of Arts and Social Science, National University of
Venue: Level 3, Angsana Room (3E & 3F), Marina Bay Expo & Convention Centre, 10 Bayfront Avenue
Registration: Admission is free. Due to limited seats, registration is required.
When: 21 - 24 Jan 2016,