Para Site Art Space is pleased to announce the multiple book launch of four publications:The launch of these publications is part of Para Site Art Space’s mission to contribute to the development of a critical voice within the Hong Kong and global art scene.
is an anthology that compiles 16 essays on curating art in and of Asia. One of the themes addresses the politics of care, commonly understood as the basic role of curators, with regards to art and artists, across time and contexts. Another theme revolves around markers of success in the realm of contemporary curating. A third recurring theme deals with curating in the globalised art world of advanced travel and communication technologies. A fourth theme reconsiders the audience as active producers in a curated experience. Through a variety of perspectives and literary styles, these texts constitute primary notes towards ‘curatorial criticism,’ a subfield of art criticism that identifies the new in curating today The book includes essays by , among others, and is designed by . This project is co-published by Para Site Art Space, .
The publication offollows the international tour of the video exhibition organized by Para Site Art Space. The book features essays by . It includes descriptions of videoart works by 15 artists from Hong Kong, with among them. The catalogue is designed by .
is the publication following the exhibition of Editors are students of the programme— . The catalogue includes essays by the curators and , as well as descriptions on works by , among others.
The publication is produced for the traveling exhibition co-organized by , and , New York, curated by . For the Hong Kong leg of the exhibition, curator invited 18 new contributors to conceive of the fax machine as a tool for thinking and drawing. This book is a document of these fresh perspectives to the project.
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The Archive Project is financially supported by the Project Grant of the Hong Kong Arts Development Council.