AAP Almanac 2015
The 2015 Almanac published by Art Asia Pacific provides annual reports about the 67 countries in the region including Kazakhstan, Mongolia, Sri Lanka, Syria, Tonga and Vietnam, among others and track a year’s worth of controversy, scandal, career moves, awards and other major headline news.
Influential art-world figures invited to reflect on the major cultural events of the past year and the year to come include Ute Meta Bauer, curator and founding director of the Center for Contemporary Art in Singapore, and Aaron Cezar, director of the Delfina Foundation in London, Japanese artist and artistic director of the Yokohama Triennale, Yasumasa Morimura, and Australian artist Tony Albert, arts patron Abdelmonem bin Eisa Alserkal from the United Arab Emirates and Jitish Kallat, Mumbai-based artist and Kochi-Muziris Biennale artistic director. The Five Plus One section includes Xu Bing, Gülsün Karamustafa, FX Harsono, Sheela Gowda, Simryn Gill and Ei Arakawa. The editors also pick the ten best gallery and museum shows of the year, the exhibitions on their radar in 2015, and 12 of their favorite books.
Art Asia Pacific, Hong Kong
Softcover / 11.25 x 8.5 inches / 264 pages / Color