The First Art Newspaper on the Net   Established in 1996 United States Friday, August 23, 2019


Hong Kong's Para/Site Art Space Appoints Cosmin Costinas First Curator of Contemporary Art
Mr. Costinas is the outgoing curator at BAK, basis voor actuele kunst, Utrecht.


HONG KONG.- “Para/Site Art Space, Hong Kong's leading non-profit organization dedicated to contemporary visual art exhibitions, has named Cosmin Cosintas as its new Executive Director/Curator. His appointment is effective immediately. Mr. Costinas is Asia's first Outset Curator of Contemporary Art. He relocates from his base in the Netherlands to Hong Kong this fall.

Mr. Costinas says: "I am thrilled to be joining Para/Site at this exceptional moment of its history and look forward to bringing my international and regional experience in leading the institution through this process of growth and rethinking of its role on the local and world stages."

Mr. Costinas is the outgoing curator at BAK, basis voor actuele kunst, Utrecht, Netherlands and also serves on the advisory board of Patterns/Erste Foundation, Vienna, Austria. Mr. Costinas was an editor of the magazines project of documenta 12 (2005–2007) and has curated, published and lectured extensively in Asia and Europe on the contemporary art of many regions.

"I believe we will consolidate Para/Site as an internationally relevant critical platform for contemporary art and as one of the core institutions designing a new, multi-centered global geography of art," he says.


At Para/Site, Mr. Costinas will focus on extending the organization's ambitious curatorial vision, a basis for the institution's strong reputation as a champion of contemporary art in Hong Kong, since its inception as an artist-run space in 1996.


Mr. Costinas will become the first Outset Curator of Contemporary Art at Para/Site, and will play a central role in leading the organisation into its next phase of development, strengthening and forging long-term relationships with local and international arts institutions. Mr. Costinas will curate displays and exhibitions both at Para/Site's Sheung Wan space, as well as at offsite and international venues.


Tim Li, Para/Site Board Chairman says: "Our belief in professional curatorship has become one of the most important core values of the organization. The appointment of Cosmin, a proficient curator with bold vision is a conscious decision made by the Board. He will play a central role in leading the organization to the next phase of development and we are thankful to Outset Contemporary Art Fund in supporting Para/Site Art Space making this important step for its growth."


Yana Peel, Co-Director of Outset says: " We are proud to be supporting Cosmin Costinas as the Outset Curator of Contemporary Art, as an extension of the foundation's decade of work in bringing challenging contemporary art to the public. The directors and patrons of Outset hope that its model of private patronage for public art gains momentum in Hong Kong and that its commitment to Para/Site encourages further private support for one of the leading independent art spaces in Asia."





Today's News

June 27, 2011

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum Offers a Complete Overview of the Work of Antonio López

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston to Retain Ownership of Eglon van der Neer Painting

Exhibition at Musée du Quay Branly Offers the Opportunity to Discover the Guatemalan Maya

One of the Greatest Venetian View Paintings by Francesco Guardi to Lead Sotheby's Sale

Nationalmuseum in Stockholm Announces New Acquisition: Elizabeth I by Nicholas Hilliard

Record for a Sale of Old Master & 19th Century Paintings and Drawings at Sotheby's

A Portrait of Holland: The Dutch Landscape in Art Since 1850 at De Hallen Haarlem

Atlas Gallery Presents Exhibition of Celebrated Italian Artist Mario Giacomelli's "Landscapes"

Pablo Picasso's Cartoons on the Front Line on View at the Museo Picasso Málaga

Work by Snorre Ytterstad on View at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Oslo

Booth-Clibborn Editions Presents New Book on the History of The Saatchi Gallery

First New York Survey of the Work of California Artist B. Wurtz on View at Metro Pictures

Photographs of Cowboys in the 21sr Century Featured at Nailya Alexander Gallery

George Condo's Mental States on View at Rotterdam's Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen

New Museum in Biarritz by Steven Holl Aims to Raise Awareness of Oceanic Issues

Chinese Premier Visits Shakespeare's Birthplace

Luc Tuymans Exhibits for the First Time in Spain at Centro de Arte Contemporáneo Málaga

Hong Kong's Para/Site Art Space Appoints Cosmin Costinas First Curator of Contemporary Art

Masterpieces on Paper: The Secret of Lines at the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam

First-Rate Selection of Important Works of Art at Kunsthalle Fridericianum

Billy the Kid Image Sells for More than $2 Million at Denver's Old West Show & Auction

National Music Centre Reveals Much-Anticipated Design

From Romance to Rifles: Winslow Homer's Illustrations of 19th-Century America at the Dayton Art Institute

City of Radicals Exhibition Features Work by Van Gogh, Matisse, Gauguin and Signac

New York Academy of Art's 5th Annual Summer Exhibition at Flowers Gallery

Thai Leader Defends Leaving United Nations Heritage Site Body

Most Popular Last Seven Days



1.- Conservation reveals Wellington Collection work was painted by Titian's Workshop

2.- New dinosaur discovered after lying misidentified in university's vaults for over 30 years

3.- Unseen Texas Chainsaw Massacre outtakes and stills sold for a combined $26,880

4.- National gallery reveals conserved Italian altarpiece by Giovanni Martini da Udine

5.- London's Tate Modern evacuated after child falls, teen arrested

6.- Bavarian State Minister of the Arts restitutes nine works of art

7.- Boy thrown from London's Tate Modern is French tourist visiting UK

8.- Child thrown from London gallery has broken spine, legs and arm

9.- £10 million Turner masterpiece may leave British shores

10.- Tourists banned from sitting on Rome's Spanish Steps



Museums, Exhibits, Artists, Milestones, Digital Art, Architecture, Photography,
Photographers, Special Photos, Special Reports, Featured Stories, Auctions, Art Fairs,
Anecdotes, Art Quiz, Education, Mythology, 3D Images, Last Week, .

 



Founder:
Ignacio Villarreal
(1941 - 2019)
Editor & Publisher: Jose Villarreal
Art Director: Juan José Sepúlveda Ramírez

Royalville Communications, Inc
produces:

ignaciovillarreal.org avemariasound.org juncodelavega.com facundocabral-elfinal.org
Founder's Site. The most varied versions
of this beautiful prayer.
Hommage
to a Mexican poet.
Hommage
       

The First Art Newspaper on the Net. The Best Versions Of Ave Maria Song Junco de la Vega Site Ignacio Villarreal Site
Tell a Friend
Dear User, please complete the form below in order to recommend the Artdaily newsletter to someone you know.
Please complete all fields marked *.
Sending Mail
Sending Successful