LEADING FROM THE EDGE – ART FROM THE PACIFIC RIM
Friday, 11 Sept
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Sydney Contemporary ticket holders
Speakers: SUHANYA RAFFEL (Director of Collections at AGNSW), MATTHEW NACHE CLARKE (Director of PAULNACHE, New Zealand), LEO SILITONGA (Collector and Director of Art Jakarta), DR GENE SHERMAN AM (Chairman and Executive Director of Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation)
Traditionally one city at a time was considered the leading centre for artistic creativity (Florence, Paris, New York). Now you can live life as an artist or an art enthusiast in almost any major city and feel connected to the engine of creativity. How has this transpired and what does it mean in terms of production of, engagement with and marketing of art? This discussion will touch on how the internet, biennales, art fairs and emergent economies have provided new collectors, institutions and philanthropists that support new networks of creative growth.