Events & Conversations Platform 2017

Wednesday18 October


– 17:00: « Photography Now » conversation with Thomas Berghuis, art historian and former curator of Chinese art at the Guggenheim, and Shen Wei, artist.

Thursday 19 October


– 15:00: Conversation on Contemporary Chinese Design with Studio MVW & Christie’s contemporary design at ASIA NOW, Virginie Moriette & Xu Ming, MVW founders, Sonja Ganne, Christie’s Design XXe Department Director, and Sophie Makariou, director of Musée Guimet.


– 17:00-18:30: France’s premiere of Michael Schindhelm’s film Chinese Lives of Uli Sigg


18.30-20.00: The role of private collection and collectors in the Museum of the Future, conversation with Uli Sigg, one of the top collectors of Asian and Chinese art, and Pi Li, senior curator of M+ museum in Hong-Kong, moderated by Valentine Meyer, curator &amp art historian.

Friday 20 October


– 12:00: « Dansaekhwa, c’est quoi? », discussion with art critic Henri-Francois Debailleux about the Korean monochrome movement with artist Lee Bae.

Book Launch

– 12:00: Book launch of Marina Cruz’s monograph “Breathing Patterns” published by German Distanz publisher, with Matthias Arndt, curator.


– 15:00: Performative discussion on post-digital art and the Korean scene. Victor Le, Chief Mentor of URL Fighters invites Philippe Riss-Schmidt, founder of HyperPavilion at the last Venice Biennale.

– 16:00: “Collecting and Virtual Reality”, Karen Levy, collector and founder of the art of this century, Sylvain Levy, collector, and Kamiar Maleki, collector.


17:00-18:30: Screening of Michael Schindhelm’s film Chinese Lives of Uli Sigg.

Saturday 21 October


– 15:30-16:00: For Unknown Soul, performance by Jooyoung Kim.


– 16.00-17.00: Korean Avant-Garde Performances », conversation with Donglak Lim, Busan Biennale Director, and Jooyoung Kim, Korean artist.


17.00-18.30: “New Generation of Korean new media artists”, conversation with Kelvin Kyung Kun Park, winner of Art Spectrum Prize 2016 – Samsung Museum, Lee Wan, representing artist for the Republic of Korea at Venice Biennale 2017, Ayoung Kim, exhibited at Palais de Tokyo in 2016, Jaewon Chey, independant Curator and instructor at Seoul National University, and Odile Burluraux, Curator at Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris.

Sunday 22 October


15.00-16.30: Screening of Michael Schindhelm’s film Chinese Lives of Uli Sigg

Program 2016

Thursday 20 October 2:30pm – 3:30pm
Jeudi 20 Oct 14h30 – 15h30
Translation, as an exhibition material
Jean-Max Colard (art critic and curator), Chou Yu-cheng (Taiwanese Artist)
Moderated by He Jing
(editor-in-chief of LEAP French Edition and deputy editorial director of LEAP)

Friday 21 October 11am – 12pm
Vendredi 21 Oct 11h – 12h
China’s new generation artists
in international art scene
Michael Xufu Huang (co-founder of M WOODS), Karen Levy (founder of the art of this century), Eugenio Re Rebaudengo (founder of artuner), moderated
by Alexandra Fain (co-founder
& director of asia now)

Friday 21 October 3pm – 4pm
Vendredi 21 October 15h – 16h
Alors, la Chine? The challenge of today’s Chinese art scene in international museum collections
Bernard Blistène (director and head curator of the Musée national d’art moderne, Centre Pompidou), Yung Ma (curator, contemporary and prospective creations department,
Centre Pompidou), moderated by Jerome Sans (artistic director, co-founder of the Palais de Tokyo, former director of the Ullens Center of Contemporary art,
co-founder of Perfect Crossovers, co-artistic director of the Grand Paris Express)

Friday 21 Oct 4:30pm – 5:30pm
Vendredi 21 Oct 16h30 – 17h30
South East Asia Now
Herve Mikaeloff (independent curator and consultant
in contemporary art), Matthias Arndt (specialist of the Southeast Asian scene, founder of Arndt Art Agency), Gaston Damag (Paris-based artist from Philippines), Cesar Villalon (founder and director of The Drawing Room), Pierre Coinde (founder of
news of the world), Teow Yue Han (artist from Singapour)

Saturday 22 Oct 4:30pm – 5:30pm
Samedi 22 Oct 16h30 – 17h30
The Body of Contemporary Art Today
River Lin (Paris based performance artist from Taiwan), Smaranda Olcèse-Trifan (independent art critic)
moderated by Agnès Violeau (curator of performances)


Performing the Smart Nation: Installation and Performance by Teow Yue Han presented by news of the world :

Thursday 20 October :
3:30pm – 4:15pm,  7pm – 7:40pm
Jeudi 20 Octobre :
15h30 – 16h15, 19h – 19h40

Friday 21 October :
3:30pm – 4:15pm, 7pm – 7:40pm
Vendredi 21 Oct :
15h30 – 16h15, 19h – 19h40

Saturday 22 October :
3:30pm – 4pm, 5:30pm – 6:15pm
Samedi 22 Oct :
15h30 – 16h, 17h30 – 18h15

Sunday 23 October:
1pm – 1:45pm, 3:30pm – 4:15pm
Dimanche 23 Oct :
13h – 13h45, 15h30 – 16h15

Saturday 22 Oct ober : 4pm – 4:25pm
Samedi 22 October : 16h – 16h25

20 Minutes for the 20th Century,
but Asian choreographed choregraphié by River Lin :

Saturday 22 October : 4pm – 4:25pm
Samedi 22 Octobre : 16h – 16h25