Happening from the 21st to the 25th of March, 2017, Art Central welcome its third edition this year with supporting names including United Overseas Bank, Swarovski, and Mumm Champagne. Happening at the Central Harborfront event space, they are continuing to promote the creative culture, supporting the experimental creations of modern contemporary art, as well as scouting for more new creative talents.
Including multimedia projects such as works by the famous English cinematic artist Guy Sherwin and Lynn Loo; children dedicated workshops conducted in hands with the Cultural Journalism Campus; and the “Sharevari” piece by Japanese sound artist Yuri Suzuki, Charles Ross, Managing Director of Art Central exclaims that they are incorporating such innovative elements in order for collectors and audiences to gain an all new experience with contemporary art.
Apart from those projects mentioned, Art Central will also be presenting a series of performative art events. In hands with the 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art, performative artists including Anida Yoeu Ali, Tobias Gutmann, and Uji Handoko Eko Saputro will be performing throughout the 6-day event. On top of that, one of the highlighted exhibitions in the fair is “PROJECT”, which is curated by the young curator and winner of the Forbes 2016 “30 Under 30 2016 Asia – Forbes”, Lin Zhi Hang (林志恆). He has selected a series of works by Simon Pericich, Tang Jie, Hannah Quinlivan, Santi Wangchuan, Glen Hayward and Yu Youhand for the visitors.
Participating art galleries and artists include: Artereal Gallery (Sydney): Aziz+Cucher, Liam Benson, Owen Leong, Anna Carey, Shoufay Derz, Jess MacNeil, and Sylvia Schwenk // Art Projects Gallery (Hong Kong): Sarah Jing Choo // De Buck Gallery (New York): Rashaad Newsome // MARS Gallery (Melbourne): Stephen Haley, Hannah Raisin, and Diego Ramirez
Highlight artists (in order to images above) includes: Seven Days of Thanks Living (200x400cm, 2015) Old bakery shovels of different measurement, personal items , mixed media on wood, Brigitta RossettiBluerider ART // Kyungwoo Han, Green House, C-print, (152 X 94 cm, ed 2 of 5, 2011) // Matthew Stone, Untitled (2016) Digital Print and Acrylic on Linen, 120x60cm, Choi and Lager Gallery // Shao Wenhuan, Stardust Light in the Night Sky (2013) Hand-printed photograph fixed on linen canvas, mineral colors and acrylic paint, 120x180cm, Rasti Chinese Art // Lim Chang Min, ambiguous scene aso (2015) Pigment print, LED monitor, 72x108cm, Gallery LEE&BAE // Boomoon Skogar #384 (2015) Flowers Gallery // Chen Jinan NEWTYPE I No 5 (2015) Vandyck Process 70x50cm, Rasti Chinese Art // George Steinmetz, Salt Mines of Lake Asele, Ethiopia // Hasanul Isyraf Idris, Parallax Bath, (2016) Pencial, color pencil, ink and watercolor, 91.5 x 61 cm – Courtesy Richard Koh Fine Art and Hasanul Isyraf Idris // Martin Roemers, Karachi, (2011) Anastasia Photo