Building Empire – Australians in Hong Kong

Twelve galleries are taking a stab at the Asian market this March, and an Indigenous artist lands the prime position at Art Basel Hong Kong.
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A great acknowledgment of the late Roberto Chabet with Alexie Glass-Kantor’s Encounters inclusion of his installation Cargo and Decoy (1989/2010); courtesy archive

Last week the list of artists to participate in Encounters was announced, Art Basel Hong Kong’s platform for major sculptural installations.

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Gina Fairley is ArtsHub's National Visual Arts Editor. For a decade she worked as a freelance writer and curator across Southeast Asia and was previously the Regional Contributing Editor for Hong Kong based magazines Asian Art News and World Sculpture News. Prior to writing she worked as an arts manager in America and Australia for 14 years, including the regional gallery, biennale and commercial sectors. She is based in Mittagong, regional NSW. Twitter: @ginafairley Instagram: fairleygina