Art Basel has moved its Hong Kong fair from March 2021 to May 2021 in response to the ongoing impact of the global pandemic including travel restrictions.
VIVE, the official Virtual Reality Partner of Art Basel in Hong Kong, will present To the Moon, a VR artwork created by celebrated artists Laurie Anderson and Hsin-Chien Huang.
For all you FADistas heading to Art Basel Hong Kong here’s some art/fashion collabs you can check out.
Curated for the fourth consecutive year by Alexie Glass-Kantor, Executive Director of Artspace in Sydney, Encounters will present institutional-scale installations and site-specific projects, with nine new works created specifically for this year’s show.
Art Basel Hong Kong will see the the first public presentation of two virtual reality artworks by Marina Abramovic and Anish Kapoor.
Gucci in partnership with in partnership with A Magazine Curated By has launched a trilogy of photography exhibitions in Hong Kong, Beijing and Taipei to co-incide with Art Basel Hong Kong.
Art Basel has collaborated with Google Arts & Culture to present Virtual Reality project ‘Virtual Frontiers: Artists experimenting with Tilt Brush’ which opens in Hong Kong on Tuesday.
This year’s fair featured 245 galleries from around the world, 50% of which had spaces in Asia and the Asia Pacific region.
Set in a post-apocalyptic bunker-like environment, Apocalypse Postponed will be Abbas’s literal and conceptual construction of a ‘safe haven’ and will draw inspiration from a range of sources, from cult science fiction films including A Clockwork Orange, Dune and Alien, to 20th century defensive plans and fortifications such as the Swiss National Redoubt and Atlantic Wall.
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