DAY 1 – Monday, April 4 2022

9:00am – 9:30am

Welcome and opening statement

LLUCIÀ HOMS, Founder and Director, Talking Galleries
ALLAN SCHWARTZMAN, Founder and Principal, Schwartzman & Associates

Introduction to program

LORING RANDOLPH, Programming Director Talking Galleries New York

9:30am – 10:00am

Opening Keynote
“Reflections: How Did We Get Here? Where Are We Today?”

LINDSAY POLLOCK, Chief Communications and Content Officer, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

10:00am – 11:15am

“Galleries: The Next Generation”

NICOLE CALDERÓN, Founder and Director, Calderón, New York
KIBUM KIM, Partner, Commonwealth and Council, Los Angeles
ALEX LOGSDAIL, CEO, Lisson Gallery
, Founder, Nicola Vassell Gallery, New York

Moderator: MAXIMILÍANO DURÓN, Senior Editor, ARTnews, New York

11:15am – 12:30pm

“Public Institutions: A New Vision for the Future”

THELMA GOLDEN, Director and Chief Curator, The Studio Museum, New York
MICHAEL GOVAN, CEO and Wallis Annenberg Director, Los Angeles County Museum of Art
SANDRA JACKSON-DUMONT, Director and CEO, Lucas Museum of Narrative Art

Moderator: CHARLOTTE BURNS, Founder, Studio Burns , London

12:30pm – 1:15pm



1:15pm – 2:30pm

“Leveling Up: Infrastructure in Africa”

YTO BARRADA, Artist and Founder, The Mothership, Tangier, Morroco
AYANA V. JACKSON, Artist and Founder, STILL Artist Residency Program, South Africa
DAUDI KARUNGI, Founder, Afriart Gallery, Kampala, Uganda
OTHMAN LAZRAQ, Director of the Fondation Alliances and President of the Museum of African Contemporary Art Al Maaden (MACAAL), Marrakech
CAAL), Marrakech

Moderator: TOURIA EL GLAOUI, Founding Director, 1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair

2:30pm – 3.45pm

“Focus:  Art Finance Debunked”

NOAH HOROWITZ, Worldwide Head of  Gallery  & Private Dealer Services, Sotheby’s
JAN PRASENS, Deputy Chairman, The Fine Art Group
SUZANNE GYORGY, Managing Director and Head of Citibank Private Art Advisory & Finance, New York

Moderator: MELANIE GERLIS, Art market columnist and contributor, Financial Times



3:50pm – 5:00pm

“Models of Our Time: The Caribbean”

Art Historian, Chief Curator at Centro León and Founder of Curando Caribe, Santo Domingo
Artist, New York

Moderator: CARLA ACEVEDO-YATES, Marilyn and Larry Fields Curator, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago

5:00pm – 6:00pm

“Focus Ukraine: Art in a Time of Turmoil”

MARIA LANKO, Curator and culture producer. Co-founder of The Naked Room (Kyiv) and Co-curator of the Ukrainian Pavilion, 59th Venice Biennale

In conversation with SARAH DOUGLAS, Editor in Chief, ARTnews

DAY 2 – Tuesday, April 5 2022

9:00am – 9:40am

“Looking Forward: The Future of the Art World”

JASON FARAGO, Critic at large, The New York Times

9:45am – 11.00am

“The New, New York”

LONTI EBERS, Founder and CEO, Amant Foundation
EBONY L. HAYNES, Senior Director, 52 Walker | David Zwirner
DIYA VIJ, Associate Curator, Creative Time, New York

Moderator: JULIA HALPERIN, Executive Editor, Artnet News, New York

11:00am – 12:15pm

“The Invisible Market”

JOEONNA BELLORADO-SAMUELS, Director of Jack Shainman and We Buy Gold.
MAREK CLAASSEN, Co-Founder, Artfacts / Limna
ELIZABETH DEE, Co-Founder Independent Art Fair and Director, The John Giorno Foundation
NICHOLAS OLNEY, President, Kasmin Gallery

Moderator: FARAH NAYERI, Author and New York Times culture writer

12:15pm – 12.45pm


40 min

12:45pm – 1:15pm

“Focus Afghanistan: Art in a Time of  Turmoil”

RAHRAW OMARZAD, Professor, artist, and curator.

Pre-recorded presentation

1:15pm –  2:30pm

“Climate Change Responsibility in the Visual Arts”

LUISE FAURSCHOU, Founder and Director, ART 2030
FILIPA RAMOS, Ph.D., writer and curator. Director of the Contemporary Art Department of the City of Porto
VICTORIA SIDDALL, Non-Executive Director of Frieze, Co-Founder and Trustee of Gallery Climate Coalition

Moderator: EVAN MOFFITT, Writer and host of the podcast Precious Cargo

2:30pm – 3:45pm

“Art Fairs: Is Asia the Hub of the 21st Century?”

EMI EU, Executive Director, STPI Singapore and Project Director,S.E.A. Focus, Singapor
MAGNUS RENFREW, Co-Founder, ART SG and Taipei Dangdai

Moderator: ANDREW GOLDSTEIN, Editor in Chief, Artnet News



3:50pm – 5:00pm

“The Digital Future: How Can New Technology Move Art Forward?”

VICTORIA GANDIT LELANDAIS,  Cultural strategy consultant and LITO Ambassador, Paris
MARC GLIMCHER, CEO and President, Pace Gallery
SARA LUDY, Artis, New Mexico

Moderator: TIM SCHNEIDER, Art Business Editor, Artnet News and Founder, The Gray Market

5:00pm – 6:15pm

“Paying It Forward: The Importance of Innovative Forms of Patronage Today”

MARGUERITE HOFFMAN, Art collector, Philanthropist and Civic Volunteer, Dallas
BERNARD LUMPKIN, Art collector, patron, educator, and organizer of the Young, Gifted and Black, New York
AMAR SINGH, Art patron and activist, London

Moderator: KATHY HALBREICH, Executive Director, Robert Rauschenberg Foundation