Collector’s Diary

31 August 2021, filed under Artwork, Meet Metis

Meet the Metis Instructor: Melanie Pocock

By Metis Team, Melanie Pocock

Curators Bala Starr and Melanie Pocock will be leading our upcoming Chapters course, The Language of Contemporary Art, on 25 September. Bala is currently the director of La Trobe Art Institute in Victoria, Australia, while Melanie is a curator at Ikon in Birmingham, UK. We speak to Melanie about her practice, how she sees public engagement in terms of contemporary art, and what we can expect from the upcoming course.

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03 June 2021, filed under Collecting, Singapore, Meet Metis

Meet the Metis Instructor: Benedicta Badia-Nordenstahl

By Benedicta Badia-Nordenstahl, Metis Team

Art Ambassador and Patron Benedicta M. Badia de Nordenstahl shares about her ethos and unique approach to collecting as a social practice.

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11 May 2021, filed under Singapore, Meet Metis

Meet the Metis Instructor: Christina J. Chua

By Christina J. Chua, Metis Team

Metis’ Co-Founder Christina J. Chua speaks on her background as an arts professional and expounds her vision as creator and instructor at the upcoming event The Tetrad.

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01 April 2021, filed under Singapore, Meet Metis

Meet the Metis Consultant: Anmari Van Nieuwenhove

By Anmari van Nieuwenhove, Metis Team

Anmari van Nieuwenhove talks about how her experiences with Singapore Art Museum and Telok Ayer Arts Club shape the way she approaches her clients’ collections in this new chapter of her career as a Metis Consultant for Singapore.

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25 March 2021, filed under Singapore, Meet Metis

Five Questions with Metis Co-Founder Cliff Hartono

By Cliff Hartono, Metis Team

Metis’ Co-Founder Cliff Hartono speaks about the formation of Metis Art and how he began his own journey of collecting coming from a finance background.

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05 March 2021, filed under Central Asia, Meet Metis

Meet the Metis Consultant: Vladislav Sludskiy

By Vladislav Sludskiy, Metis Team

Vladislav Sludskiy, our Senior Consultant for Central Asia, speaks about his experience prior to joining Metis, how the Central Asian market is rapidly evolving, and what it means to begin a collection in a nascent art ecosystem.

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11 February 2021, filed under Australasia, Meet Metis

Meet the Metis Consultant: Vanessa Trento

By Vanessa Trento, Metis Team

Our Senior Consultant for Australasia, Vanessa Trento, answers a few questions about her previous projects in China, building bridges from East Asia to the South Pacific, and how education can pave the way for the increasingly global art scene in Australia.

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