All You Need To Know About Affordable Art Fair 2018
Hong Kong, May 4 2018 | 1,000 Artists Under One Roof. With over 115 galleries from Hong Kong (35%) and around the world, with a strong mix of western and eastern artists priced between $1,000 and $100,000 there is art for all tastes and all budgets. Click for gallery list.
Accessible Art Under HK$10,000 Affordable Art Fair has been inspiring collectors around the world since 1999 and nearly half a million artworks have found happy homes. Whether you are looking for a painting, print, sculpture or photograph the fair has something for you. Click to see top picks under $10,000.
Big, Bold Art The Special Projects art installations will prove themselves Instagram-worthy; check out “POPek” dog by Sebastian Burdon (UK), “Container Hong Kong” by Hong Kong and China artist collaborationMOST (Museum of Site), “#SignHackHK” by Loiix Fung(HK), “SAME AND DIFFERENT” by Antoinette Rozan (FR/HK) and “Journey#(Moment)” by Cha Jaeyoung (KR) and get your smartphone ready.
Nine Photographers To Discover. Make your vote count and catapult the career of an emerging photographer by heading to the all-new Discovery: Photography Prize in association with Hotel Jen, to pick your favourite street scene from one of the selected nine photography finalists.
Fresh New Artists. Keep your eyes peeled for the fair’s Fresh Selection, showcasing new local and international artists to the fair from a multitude of disciplines including; photography, painting, visual and street art.
#Forartsake Friday Charity Night will be the event to see and be seen. An evening of artist performances will help raise awareness of mental wellbeing and the power of art, whilst raising funds for Affordable Art Fair’s charities, Sovereign Art Foundation and Joyful (Mental Health) Foundation. Young Talent Hong Kong artist, Vanessa Wong will lend her paintbrush to create a limited edition ‘Playground’ tote bag, which will be on sale with all proceeds going to the charities. Don’t miss the party and performances from 6pm – 10pm Friday 18 May.
Family Fun can be found at the Creative Hub, which will provide an immersive area for visitors to explore and grow their creativity via an array of art activities. Featuring the 2018 edition of M+ Rover: Travelling Creative Studioby Ng Ka Chun (HK) and the colourful Children’s Art Studiosupported by Sovereign Art Foundation - all art education activities are complementary and children under 16 years old can enter the fair for free.
First Look At Young Talent can be found within the Young Talent Hong Kong exhibition, which provides a solid platform for young, emerging artists to showcase their work and further their career, through exposure to a diverse audience of galleries, art buyers and collectors. Curator Eric Leung (Art Consultant and Curator) and co-curator May Wong (Fair Manager, Affordable Art Fair Hong Kong), work together to select and mentor the best new grassroots artists from Hong Kong to exhibit new artworks reflecting on the specified theme –Mood.
Affordable Art Fair Hong Kong 2018 Date: 18 – 20 May 2018 (Friday – Sunday) Venue: HALL 3D&E, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre