Conference Program 2017

This program is preliminary and therefore is subject to change

Day 1: Friday 10 November
National Gallery Singapore
Cities: National, Supranational?
09:00 – 09:30 Registration.
09:30 – 10:00 Welcome speeches.
10:00 – 11:00 Keynote speech 01. Saskia Sassen, Robert S. Lynd Professor of Sociology, University of Columbia, New York, USA.
11:00 – 11:30 Coffee break.
11:30 – 11:50 Perspective 01. Ute Meta Bauer, Founding Director, NTU Centre for Contemporary Art Singapore, Singapore.
11:50 – 12:10 Perspective 02. Chen Chieh-Jen, Artist, Taipei, Taiwan.
12:10 – 12:30 Perspective 03. Leoluca Orlando, Mayor of Palermo, Sicily, Italy.
12:30 – 13:15 Q&A and Discussion moderated by CIMAM Board members Saskia Bos and Corinne Diserens.
13:15 – 14:45 Networking Lunch.
14:45 – 16:30 Visit National Gallery Singapore.
16:30 – 17:00 Coach to Institute for Contemporary Art Singapore (ICA Singapore).
16:30 – 17:30 Visit ICA Singapore.
17:30 – 17:45 Walk to DECK
17:45 – 18:15 Visit DECK
18:15 – 18:45 Coach to dinner
18:45 – 21:30 Welcome dinner
21:30 – 22:00 Coach to preferred hotels.

Day 2: Saturday 11 November
National Gallery Singapore
Learning from Southeast Asia
09:30 – 10:00 Registration.
10:00 – 11:00 Keynote speech 02. Patrick D. Flores, Professor of Art Studies, University of the Philippines, Manila, Philippines.
11:00 – 11:30 Coffee break.
11:30 – 11:50 Perspective 04. Ade Darmawan, Artist, Curator and Director, ruangrupa, Jakarta, Indonesia.
11:50 – 12:10 Perspective 05. Gridthiya Gaweewong, Artistic Director, Jim Thompson Art Center, Bangkok, Thailand.
12:10 – 12:30 Perspective 06. Post-Museum (Jennifer Teo & Tien Wei Woon), Artists, Singapore.
12:30 – 13:15 Q&A and Discussion moderated by CIMAM Board member Eugene Tan.
13:15 – 15:15 Lunch and Discussion Workshops.
15:15 – 15:45 Coach to Singapore Tyler Print Institute.
15:45 – 16:30 Visit Singapore Tyler Print Institute.
16:30 – 17:00 Coach to Singapore Art Museum @ 8Q.
17:00 – 17:45 Visit Singapore Art Museum @ 8Q.
17:45 – 18:15 Coach to Gilman Barracks.
18:15 – 19:45 Visit Gillman Barracks & NTU Centre for Contemporary Art Singapore.
19:45 – 20:00 Coach to dinner.
20:00 – 22:00 Dinner.
21:30 – 22:30 Coach to preferred hotels.

Day 3: Sunday 12 November
National Gallery Singapore
What and How do Museums Collect?
09:30 – 10:00 Registration.
10:00 – 11:00 Keynote speech 03. Donna De Salvo, Deputy Director for International Initiatives and Senior Curator, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, USA
11:00 – 11:30 Tea Break.
11:30 – 11:50 Perspective 07. Adriano Pedrosa, Artistic Director, Museu de Arte de São Paulo Assis Chateaubriand, São Paulo, Brazil.
11:50 – 12:10 Perspective 08. Tiffany Chung, Artist, Vietnam/USA.
12:10 – 12:30 Perspective 09. Suhanya Raffel, Executive Director, M+ Museum of Visual Culture, Hong Kong.
12:30 – 13:15 Q&A and Discussion moderated by CIMAM Board member Frances Morris.
13:15 – 14:15 Lunch.
14:15 – 16:15 CIMAM General Assembly.
16:15 – 19:00 Arts & Heritage Tours.
19:00 – 22:00 Closing dinner.
21:30 – 22:30 Coach to preferred hotels.

*The main conference venue of the National Gallery Singapore is located in the auditorium and auditorium foyer. The auditorium foyer is an integrated space enabled with live streaming of the conference proceedings with a system for audience participation (i.e. Q&A). Both spaces are on a first-come, first-served basis.