(featured image: Said Dokins)
Weekly at Tuesday 8am we will be hosting a Clubhouse inviting international art professionals to speak. Their notes on artists museums and public art in their regions will appear below:
Ryan (Ryan Van Der Hout) is a Toronto-based experimental artist working with photography and photo-based sculpture.
One artist Ryan is watching right now: Kent Monkmen.
Recommendations for museums and public art in Croatia: Museum of Broken Relationships
Roshi (Roshi Rahnmama) is an LA-based lawyer and advocate and the founder of ADVOCARTSY (Artists of Iranian origin in the US).
Recommendations for museums and public art in South Korea: Bonte museum.
Recommendations for museums and public art in Tasmania: MONA (Museum of Old and New Art).
Kwesi (Kwesi O. Kwarteng) is a Ghanian-born artist based in Newark who makes work using textiles and fabric. The main subject of his practice is intercultural dialogue and he is often inspired by his experience as an immigrant to the US from Ghana.
Other artists to watch: Otis Quaicoe (in residence with the Rubell collection in Miami.)
Here are Kwesi’s recommendations for museums and public art institutions in Ghana: The Nubuke Foundation, Gallery 1957, and Savanna Contemporary art center. Additionally, every year the Chale Wote Festival is held in Accra.
Recommendations for museums and public art in South Africa: Zeitz Museum of Contemporary art.
Estonian-American Juri Koll of ViCA (Venice Institute of Contemporary Art) spoke about his recommendations for museums and public art in Estonia: Contemporary Art Museum of Estonia (EKKM); Kumu Museum, Tartu Art Museum, and Solaris Gallery.
Maz Mohajer is an Iranian-born digital artist who is currently living in Toronto. He is currently helping Darren Gallery in Toronto to digitize three walls in the gallery to create an immersive gallery experience.
China / Hong Kong:
Recommendations for museums and public art in India: Raqs Media Collective, National Museum of Modern Art, Salar Jung Museum, India Art Fair (increasingly focusing more on artists from Southeast Asian countries), and Kochi-Muziris Biennale (focuses on contemporary younger artists).