Yishu - Journal of Contemporary Chinese Art

Yishu’s Editor-in-Chief Keith Wallace to Host “Writing Across Cultures” at Art Basel Hong Kong

Friday, May 17th, 2013

Yishu‘s Editor-in-Chief Keith Wallace is going to host “Writing Across Cultures,” a meeting which is part of Asia Art Archive’s community programme, entitled “Open Platform.” It is going to take place at Art Basel Hong Kong, on May 23rd, Thursday, 4-5:30pm.

Writing Across Cultures

A discussion about some of the differences and challenges that writers and publishers are facing when working with different languages, readers, discourses, and distribution targets.


Keith Wallace, Editor-in-Chief, Yishu: Journal of Contemporary Chinese Art


Chia Chi Jason Wang, Taiwan, Juror of the 2012 Yishu Award

Yu-Ling Chou, 2012 Yishu Award recipient

Carol Yinghua Lu, Executive Editor-in-Chief, Yishu (Chinese Version)

Christina Yu Yu, Assistant Curator of Chinese Art, Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)


About Open Platform

Open Platform is an extension of Asia Art Archive’s endeavour to enable new thinking in the field. Following an open call, selected cultural practitioners will use the Archive’s network to host meetings in AAA’s booth at Art Basel in Hong Kong. These “meetings without doors” will be a place for the hosts to further their ongoing projects, catalyse new ones, or simply be an opportunity to make connections.

Meetings (and their hosts) include:

A Generation: Cross-Cultural Connections | Zoë Marden & Julia Marchand

Art Ecology and Education | Ting Wing Yan Vivian & Emma Watts, Hong Kong Baptist University

Artistic Research in the Economies of “Post-“ | Elaine W Ho

Asian Art Worlds/Western Gatekeepers | Jonathan Harris, University of Southampton

Collaboration as Method | Jane DeBevoise, Asia Art Archive

Comparative Contemporaries | Lee Weng Choy

Contemporary Reframing of Ink | Britta Erickson

Institutional Change in Post-2000 Asia | Menene Gras, Casa Asia

Mapping Asia | Claire Hsu & Chantal Wong, Asia Art Archive

Meet the Parents | Clara Cheung & Gum Cheng, C&G Artpartment

The Gallerist Programme | Ann Demeester, De Appel Arts Centre

Vernacular Art Education in Asia | Sophia McKinnon

Writing Across Cultures | Keith Wallace, Yishu: Journal of Contemporary Chinese Art


When May 23 – 26, 2013

Where Booth P1, Hong Kong edition of Art Basel, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre

In conjunction with the Hong Kong edition of Art Basel.

Booth supported by Elaine and Anto Marden

Design Partners: Art Lab x Milkxhake

Mapping Asia supported by Mondriaan Foundation

For more info, visit: http://www.aaa.org.hk/Programme/Details/421

Long March Space
cc foundation
Daniels Etheridge
Equinox Gallery
New Asia
US China Yes Youth Eduction Solutions