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January 2019 Events

ArtBound Initiative recommends some exciting events in Berlin, and New York City, Hong Kong in January.


CTM Festival for Adventurous Music and Art: PERSISTENCE

Through a series of concerts, exhibitions, and talks, CTM 2019 invites creatives to consider the struggle of maintaining a productive and idealistic kind of perseverance in the art industry and its effects worldwide. Read more about the festival here.

WHERE: Varies based on date, see the full schedule here

WHEN: January 25, 2019 - February 3, 2019

REMEMBERING IS WORK: Film Screening, Texts, and Artist Talk

As part of "To Einar Schleef's 75th Birthday," his film Remembering is Work will be shown and the actors Benny Claessens and Mira Partecke will read Schleef texts. In addition a variety of current artists will lead a talk on Schleef’s work. Click here for more info.

WHERE: HAU2: Hallesches Ufer 32 / 10963 Berlin

WHEN: January 12, 2019, 7:00 pm


Takashi Makino: Memento Stella

Empty Gallery will be showing screenings of artist, Takashi Makino's experimental film Memento Stella. The film is comprised of self-shot footage of nature and civilization gathered during the artist's travels. See more details about the exhibition here.

WHERE: Empty Gallery,3 Yue Fung St, Aberdeen, Hong Kong

WHEN: Now through January 26, 2019, screenings shown at 12:00pm, 2:00pm, 4:00pm, and 6:00pm

Memento Stella Trailer (Produced by Empty Gallery)

Ellen Pau: What About Home Affairs?

Para Site presents Ellen Pau’s first retrospective in Hong Kong. This exhibition features the diversity of Pau’s work as it includes a selection of video works, archives, and a series of unpublished photographs. Find more details about the exhibition here.

WHERE: Para Site, 22/F, Wing Wah Industrial Building, 677 King's Rd, Quarry Bay, Hong Kong

WHEN: Now through February 17, 2019


Global First Nations Performance Network: First Nations Dialogues

The First Nations Dialogues is a series of Indigenous led performances, discussions, and workshops created to showcase new opportunities that will advance overcoming the historic under-representation of such work in the US. See more about the festival here.

WHERE: Various locations throughout New York City, see program schedule here

WHEN: January 5, 2019 - January 12, 2019

Outsider Art Fair: New York

Outsider Art Fair is based in New York and is specific to self-taught art created outside the mainstream. This year's fair will feature over 60 exhibitors. Check out more details here.

WHERE: Metropolitan Pavilion 125 W. 18th Street, New York, NY 10011

WHEN: January 17, 2019 - January 20, 2019

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