This site is administered by Patricia Chen. It comprises writings, online discussions on Asian art and the art scene, video recordings that she published between 2008 to 2018.
Patricia Chen is a writer with a camera and she points it at a subject close to her heart : the visual arts. Her series of independent films on leading art collections and collectors, Uli Sigg : China’s Art Missionary and The 24-Hour Art Practice, have been screened in The Netherlands (Authentication in Art Congress 2016, The Hague), Hong Kong, Indonesia, and Singapore. As a writer, Patricia has penned columns on Southeast/ Asian art and contributed to ArtAsiaPacific, Financial Times, The Art Newspaper and Flash Art. She also authored Uli Sigg in Conversation: Collecting Chinese Contemporary Art (the second edition is in the works).
Patricia graduated summa cum laude from the Sotheby’s Institute of Art with a Master’s degree (Distinction) in Art Business. She created Southeast Asia’s first modern and contemporary art indices - her published articles and public lectures via quantitative data analyses and primary fieldwork have inaugurated ways of advancing the study of art and the art market. Her projects have been funded by different government agencies including the Media Development Authority, the Singapore Tourism Board and the National Arts Council.
Patricia is passionate about fostering a growing discourse on developments and issues connected to art from Asia through The Asian Art Scrapbook Facebook community.