Oct 8, 2019 – Oct 16, 2019

Workshops for Emerging Professionals 2019

In the fifth consecutive year, Para Site will work with a group of emerging curators, writers, critics, researchers, and other arts professionals from Hong Kong and abroad, through a series of closed-door workshops, lectures, and site-visits. This nine-day intensive programme is designed to provide learning and thinking opportunities, mediated by reputed speakers from Para Site’s International Conference as well as by art practitioners from across Hong Kong’s diverse institutional landscape. The programme provides a laboratory for experimentation, posing fundamental questions that challenge various models of curatorial practice. It will also offer opportunities for networking to nurture the participants’ careers.

The participants are: Sinzo Aanza (Congo), Sharareh Bajracharya (Nepal), Livia Benedetti (Brazil), Cusson Cheng (Hong Kong), Koel Chu (Hong Kong), Innocent Ekejiuba (Nigeria), Sara Garzon (Mexico/US), Chabib Duta Hapsoro (Indonesia), Wing Lam Kobe Ko (Hong Kong), Maria Kuzmina (Russia), Nioni Masela (Congo), Minh Nguyen (Vietnam/US), Savitri Sastrawan (Indonesia), Tatiana Syromiatnikova (Russia/Taiwan), Ruby Weatherall (UK/Hong Kong), Christopher Whitfield (UK/USA/Taiwan), Johann Yamin (Singapore).

Headline Sponsor: S. H. Ho Foundation

The Workshops this year are generously supported by David Boyce & Rachel Catanach, Bonnie Chan Woo, Akarin Gaw, Inna Highfield, Claire Hsu, Ingrid Lok, Magnus Renfrew, Joyce Tam, Nydia Zhang, and Laura Zhou.