The Ideas Program brings together a curated selection of renowned industry thinkers from across the globe who specialize in a varied array of fields - ranging from archaeology and art history, to science and technology.
This multi-disciplinary program will span the fair’s duration, with each day addressing the past, present and future. Cultural figures will discuss how creativity and expression in art exists in the broader world, contextualizing their discussion with references to contemporary issues, as well as sharing their thoughts on the shape of things to come.
The theme of ‘Past’ will be explored by looking retrospectively at artists such as Li Yuan-Chia, one of the most important Chinese artists of the 20th century. The ‘Present’ will focus on living emerging and established artists, including South Korean artist Haegue Yang. Talks orientated around the theme of ‘Future’ will feature thought-leaders and explore ideas around the direction of museums and institutions beyond the 20th century.