Asian Contemporary Art Week: Oct 22-Nov 2 (New York)


As a member of the 2014 Asian Contemporary Art Consortium, ArteEast is proud to announce that the ninth iteration of Asian Contemporary Art Week (ACAW) launches in New York on October 22nd.

ACAW is a dynamic platform that brings together major New York and Asia based art institutions, museums, and galleries to present cutting-edge exhibitions, innovative projects, and provocative dialogues.

ArteEast is pleased to be a partner on this year's program which extends to a range of artists from the Middle East, including Huguette Caland, Tarek Al-Ghoussein, Haig Aivazian, Manal Al Dowayan, Ava Ansari, Umer Butt, and Lamia Joreige.

For a complete schedule of the program throughout the week see here.


Launch Party – October 22

Together with our co-host Taymour Grahne Gallery, ArteEast is pleased to invite you to the ACAW 2014 Launch Party! 

When: 5pm to 8:30 pm on Wednesday, October 22nd

Where: Taymour Grahne Gallery @157 Hudson Street

Exhibition on View: Tarek Al-Ghoussein: K Files, a series of self-portraits in iconic locations in the artist's hometown, Kuwait.

Music compilation for this evening by Fawz Kabra, Isak Berbic and Farah Al Qasimi

ACAW 2014 Field Meeting – October 26 & 27

This year ACAW introduces the Field Meeting, a two-day forum highlighting individual artistic practices, history, and institution-building  across the continent of Asia. The program is conceived as a studio visit on a communal scale and presents 35 artists and art professionals through a series of lecture-performances, talks, and discussions. 

See here for the full program and speaker bios.

To RSVP for the Field Meeting, please email ACAW here.                                          ** Arts professionals receive priority RSVP, please include full name, title, and affiliation in your email. Seating is still available for sessions on October 27th.

Field Meeting is to be held on Sunday, October 26th & Monday, October 27th from 10:30am – 7pm at Asia Society (725 Park Avenue).