Worl­wide In­stal­la­tions

Mark your cal­en­dar for this year’s art events

Red Magazine - - ART - WORDS TISHA RAMIREZ

FEB Art Fair Philip­pines, Feb 16-19

Since 2013, Art Fair Philip­pines has pro­vided Filipinos with a con­ve­nient venue to ad­mire lo­cal mod­ern and con­tem­po­rary vis­ual art. Held at The Link Carpark, it con­versely gives ex­hibitors more than enough space to play around with to pro­vide the au­di­ence a true sense of the art be­ing dis­played. At­tend­ing Art Fair Philip­pines has been a great way to sup­port lo­cal artists, with vis­i­tors dis­cov­er­ing tal­ent they have never heard of be­fore. This an­nual ex­hibit has a lit­tle bit of ev­ery­thing that every­one can en­joy, from sculp­tures to videos and even in­ter­ac­tive art. art­fair­philip­pines.com

MAR Art Fair Tokyo, Mar 17-19

Back for its 13th year, Art Fair Tokyo is a per­fect in­tro­duc­tion to Ja­panese con­tem­po­rary art. With the theme “Art is Alive: Get­ting Closer to Art, Art Get­ting Closer,” this year’s ex­hibit, set to be staged at the Tokyo In­ter­na­tional Fo­rum, will fo­cus on me­dia, art, and so­ci­ety. Vis­i­tors can ex­pect to see how me­dia uses art to cross dif­fer­ent fields and reach all types of peo­ple, and how art has caused so­cial in­no­va­tions. art­fair­tokyo.com

APR Art Brus­sels, Apr 21-23

For its 35th edi­tion, Art Brus­sels will bring to­gether 142 gal­leries for the show “From Dis­cov­ery to Re­dis­cov­ery.” This will be held at Tour & Taxis, a for­mer in­dus­trial site in Brus­sels, with the ex­hibit sec­tioned into three parts: Dis­cov­ery will fo­cus on young and emerg­ing artists who have re­leased works from 2014 to 2017; Prime will be ded­i­cated to mod­ern and con­tem­po­rary dis­plays by es­tab­lished artists; and Re­dis­cov­ery will al­low vis­i­tors to ad­mire un­der-ac­claimed art made be­tween 1917 and 1987. As the theme prom­ises, vis­i­tors can ex­pect to dis­cover new art and redis­cover for­got­ten ones. art­brus­sels.com

MAY Photo Lon­don, May 18-21

Som­er­set House is an out­stand­ing neo-clas­si­cal build­ing set to host the third edi­tion of Photo Lon­don this year. Es­tab­lished in 2015, the ex­hibit’s aim is to give Lon­don’s pho­tog­ra­phy com­mu­nity a venue to show­case their work. With its first two edi­tions, Photo Lon­don fast be­came a plat­form for in­ter­na­tional pho­tog­ra­phers to dis­play their work to deal­ers, ex­hibitors, and the public. pho­tolon­don.org

JUN Photo Basel Switzer­land, Jun 14-18

Photo Basel will be Switzer­land’s first art fair solely meant to ex­hibit pho­tog­ra­phy-based art. For their first edi­tion, they want to bring an au­then­tic en­vi­ron­ment to the pho­tog­ra­phy com­mu­nity, from col­lec­tors to vis­i­tors. To be hosted by Volkhaus Basel, Photo Basel’s vi­sion is to cre­ate a space where pho­tog­ra­phy can be nur­tured and progress with time. photo-basel.com

JUL Mar­ket Art + De­sign USA, Jul 6-9

Mar­ket Art + De­sign, held at The Bridge­hamp­ton Mu­seum, merges two cre­ative out­lets in a so­cial and laid-back set­ting, with mod­ern and con­tem­po­rary art deal­ers com­ing to­gether with jew­elry and de­sign spe­cial­ists for the Hamp­tons’ younger crowd. For this year’s edi­tion, ex­hibit-go­ers can ex­pect to in­dulge in an in­cred­i­ble cock­tail pro­gram while view­ing dis­plays from gal­leries such as The Hole and ACA Gal­leries. art­mar­kethamp­tons.com

AUG ART-O-RAMA France, Aug 25-27

Held ev­ery last week­end of Au­gust in Mar­seille, ART-O-RAMA is a con­tem­po­rary art fair that hosts 20 in­ter­na­tional gal­leries. Set in the Friche la Belle de Mai, an old cig­a­rette fac­tory, the end-of-sum­mer ex­hibit is vis­ited mostly by French col­lec­tors pass­ing through Mar­seille for the week­end. Aside from the gallery dis­plays, there will be a spe­cial pro­gram, “Plat­form”, that will be set up at the event to be ded­i­cated to a for­tu­nate artist who would get the op­por­tu­nity to show an as­pect of their work ei­ther through a talk, a per­for­mance, an ex­hibit, or a film screen­ing. art-o-rama.fr

OCT Art Taipei, Oct 20-23

The long­est-stand­ing art fair in Asia, Art Taipei, will be back this year for its 23rd edi­tion. To be held at the Taipei World Trade Cen­ter, the 2017 ex­hibit will also dis­play re­cent pieces from es­tab­lished and emerg­ing gal­leries. A must-see event for art col­lec­tors from all over the globe, Art Taipei also taps the ed­u­ca­tional as­pect of art through dif­fer­ent pro­grams and fo­rums. art-taipei.com

SEP Po­si­tions Ber­lin, Sep 14-17

With over 70 gal­leries par­tic­i­pat­ing in this year’s Po­si­tions Ber­lin, one can ex­pect a mul­ti­tude of mod­ern and con­tem­po­rary art­work from in­ter­na­tional artists. The ex­hibit, to be staged at the Arena Club, will rep­re­sent their progress and al­low vis­i­tors to dis­cuss the cur­rent state of the art scene. po­si­tions.de

NOV Paris Photo, Nov 9-12

Held an­nu­ally since 1997, this photo ex­hi­bi­tion will be back for its 21st edi­tion later in the year at the ex­hi­bi­tion hall and mu­seum com­plex, Grand Palais. Through the years, Photo Paris has united artists, gal­leries, col­lec­tors, pro­fes­sion­als, and en­thu­si­asts with its dis­plays and ac­com­pa­ny­ing pro­grams. Its wide se­lec­tion of pho­to­graphs from dif­fer­ent gen­res, bor­rowed from pri­vate col­lec­tions, at­tract vis­i­tors from all over the world. Photo Paris also fosters dis­cus­sion on the fu­ture of pho­tog­ra­phy by or­ga­niz­ing fo­rums, de­bates, and pre­sen­ta­tions that ex­plore im­por­tant ques­tions about meth­ods and the medium. parisphoto.com

DEC Art Basel Mi­ami, Dec 7-10

Since 2001, Mi­ami Beach has been the base for North Amer­ica’s in­ter­na­tional con­tem­po­rary and mod­ern art fair, Art Basel. The Mi­ami Beach Con­ven­tion Cen­ter will be home this year to a show­case par­tic­i­pated by over 250 gal­leries from 31 coun­tries. A di­verse se­lec­tion of mod­ern and con­tem­po­rary art will be pre­sented in the ex­hibit, such as paint­ings, sculp­tures, in­stil­la­tions, pho­to­graphs, and films. Vis­i­tors can also ex­pect large-scale art­works at the nearby Collins Park and Sound­Scape Park. art­basel.com

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