Talks

Post-Pandemic Art Market Trends: 2022 – 2023

11.30 am KST 3 September 2022

Studio 159, COEX

As part of the talks programme jointly presented by KIAF and the inaugural edition of Frieze Seoul, moderator Julie Baumgardner, Editor in Chief of The Baer Faxt, Tim Schneider, Art Business Editor of Artnet, Reena Devi, Arts Journalist & Editor, and Henna Joo, Professor at the Hongik University, will analyze and predict the rapidly changing trends in the art market followed by the change in consumer group and the expansion of the online market.

Pink Bag: Welcome to the NFT world

11.30am SGT 6 May 2022

Tate Anzur, Lam Ann Building

In-house talk by guest speaker Reena Devi on how and why NFTs are shaking up the art world, what this means for artists and a communication agency deeply involved in the arts.

Digital Birth: Zooming in on NFT

11.35am HKT 23 May 2021

Louis Koo Cinema, Hong Kong Arts Centre

For the 2021 edition of Art Basel Hong Kong, Videotage presents Digital Birth: Zooming in on NFT – a screening of the work of four Hong Kong digital-native media artists followed by a panel discussion on NFTs featuring Kyle Chung (Curator, Hong Kong), Reena Devi (Journalist/Critic, Singapore), Scott Fuzion (Founder of NUMOMO, South Korea) and Vvzela Kook (Artist, Hong Kong).

Behind the Scenes: Writing About the Fall of Art Stage

7.30pm SGT 3 July 2019

Post-Museum & Coda Culture, Singapore

Listed on artnet‘s Need to Read list, Singaporean arts journalist and critic Reena Devi‘s fact-finding essay “The Fall of Art Stage” was published by regional art periodical ArtAsiaPacific (HK) in February 2019. With astute observations from industry leaders and verified information gathered over 6 months, the essay is investigative art reporting in Singapore and SEA at its nuanced best. During the talk, Reena will explore the deep-dive research and in-depth fact-finding efforts behind the essay, exposing a rarely seen approach to covering the art scene in SEA. She will also discuss the context of the essay including previous pieces she wrote about Singapore’s art fair industrial complex from 2017 to 2018.