Swire - Joana Vasconcelos

As the art consultants for Swire Properties Arts Month, Art-Partners is delighted to manage the installation Enchanted Forest and Valkyrie Seondeok, marking the debut exhibition of internationally acclaimed Portuguese artist Joana Vasconcelos in Hong Kong.

The two mesmerizing and monumental textile art installations are tailor-made for ArtisTree and Two Taikoo Place in direct response to the city and the community. Vasconcelos' powerful creative energy transformed both venues, and the capturing artworks are set to be a highlight in Swire Properties Arts Month 2024.

 Date: 22 March – 28 April 2024

 Artist: Joana Vasconcelos

 Client: Swire Properties

 Location: ArtisTree and Two Taikoo Park, Hong Kong

About Joana Vasconcelos

Born in 1971, Joana Vasconcelos is a Portuguese visual artist with a career spanning over 30 years and a huge variety of media. Recognised for her monumental sculptures and immersive installations, she decontextualises everyday objects and updates the arts and crafts concept for the 21st century, establishing a dialogue between the private sphere and public space, popular heritage and high culture.

International acclaim arrived in 2005 at the first Venice Biennale curated by women, where Joana Vasconcelos has returned seven times to date. Her latest work in Waddesdon Manor came second on the list of “Best Art and Architecture of 2023” of The Guardian; considering it as“the first wholeheartedly joyful artistic masterpiece of the 21st century.

The recipient of more than 30 awards, in 2009, Joana Vasconcelos received the rank of Commander of the Order of Infante D. Henrique by the Presidency of the Portuguese Republic and she became an Officer of the Order of Arts and Letters by the French Ministry of Culture in 2022.

Swire - Joana Vasconcelos
Art-partners 10 April, 2024
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