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HONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - April13,2018 - "IntheMoodforLACMA:TheStoryoftheElusiveScarlettLi",aprivate eventhonoringtheLosAngelesCountyMuseumofArt(LACMA)duringArtBaselHongKong,took placeonThursday,March29,2018.Theinvitation-onlyevent,hostedbyPrincessAliaAl-Senussiof LibyaandHongKongbasedentrepreneurDinoSadhwani,celebratedthecreativeatmospherewhere Hollywood-meets-HongKong.

ThestatementeventduringArtBaselHongKongwascuratedbyJasonSwamy,executedbyRAGE, DejhaTixAniaCatherine,andproducedbyCollectionofIndividuals.DistinguishedguestsfromLACMA wereescortedfromtheMandarinOriental,HongKong,tothevenuewithArtBasel'sfleetofBMWs. Guestsenteredthefictionalstorysetin1931onsampanstotherevampedJumboFloatingRestaurant. Artgreetedguestsfromtheentrance,andmysteriousglovedhandsemergingfromthewallguided onetowardsthenextchapteroftheexperience.Ablendofbothcultureswaspresentthroughoutthe eveningwithactors,dancers,astatuesqueappearance,ahigh-energybrassband-LuckyChops,which wereflowninfromNewYork,andinternationallyrenownedDJsallcontributingtovariouschapters with their owncharacteristics.

Over150eventstaffpavedthewaytobringexcitingentertainmenttogetherformorethan750 distinguishedguestsofthearts,entertainmentandbusinessworld.Someofthenotableguestsfrom theartandfashionworldinclude:AlexandraMunroe,AllisonBerg,AlmineRuiz-Picasso,ArneandMilly Glimcher,ChristinaYuYu,EugenieMiarchos,EvaChow,HansUlrichObrist,JeffreyDeitch,JohnTargon, KatherineRoss,KlausBiesenbach,MarcGlimcher,MarcSpiegler,MichaelGovan,MonikaSpruth, PeterEleey,PhilipTinari,StephenLittle

Localprominentguestsinclude:AmandaStrang,AudreyPuckett,EdwardTang,EmilyLam-Ho,Feiping Chang,GeoffreyChuang,GilbertYeung,IvanPun,JonathanCheung,JonathanCrockett,LesterLam, LincolnLi,TonyVerb,andVeronicaChou,justtonameafew.

MarkingthesecondconsecutiveyearofLACMA'spresenceduringArtBaselHongKong,thefunfilled event of great entertainment and art successfully ended. Hosts Princess Alia Al-Senussi and Dino Sadhwanihopetomakethisanannualeventgoingforward.

About Princess Alia Al-Senussi

PrincessAliaAl-Senussiisapatronandacademic,currentlystudyingtowardsherPhDinPolitics.She hasadegreeinInternationalRelationsandMiddleEastStudies,amastersinPoliticalScienceandan MScinLaw,AnthropologyandSociety.Aliaworkstopromotevariousinstitutionsandnon-profit organisationsthroughtheartsandtheiroverlappinginterestswithfashionandbusiness.Sheholdsa varietyofnon-profitboardandcommitteepositionsthatpromoteyoungpatronageoftheartsin LondonandcollectingintheMiddleEast.SheisafoundingmemberoftheTate'sAcquisitions


CommitteefortheMiddleEastandNorthAfrica,andontheBoardofPatronsofArtDubaiandthe MiddleEastCircleoftheGuggenheim.SheservedasChairoftheTateYoungPatronsandisafounding InternationalCo-ChairofTheChinatiFoundationContemporariesCouncil,aswellasamemberofthe CommitteefortheSerpentineGalleryFutureContemporariesgroup.Sheisalsothefoundingco-chair oftheParasolFutureUnitandsitsontheBoardofTrusteesfortheGlobalHeritageFundUK.Sheworks astheVIPRepresentativefortheUKandtheMiddleEastandconsultantforArtBasel,andholds variousambassadorandexecutiveroles.

About Dino Sadhwani

RaisedinSingaporeandwithfamilyrootsinHongKong,DinoSadhwaniattendeduniversityinLos Angelesandhasbeenapassionateentrepreneurfromayoungage.

Dinosetuphisfirstbusinessattheageof15,andintheyearssince,hasdevelopedmultipleventures intheareasofrealestate,foodandbeverage,wellness,commodities,venturecapital,andsupply chainmanagementthatoperateinmanycountriesaroundtheworld.

Heco-foundedIrisGroupin2007.Ofwhich,hisfirstcompany'IrisInternational'specializesinChina productsourcingandlogisticsmanagement.Thecompanyhascontinuallygrownfocusingonbuilding long-lastingclientrelationshipsbasedonintegrityandtrust.Inhissparetime,Dinoenjoysfootball, tennis,mathematics,travellingand,mostimportantly,spendingtimewithhisthreekids.

Asavisionaryyoungentrepreneur,DinohassuccessfullyhonoredtheLosAngelesCountyMuseumof Art(LACMA)forthepasttwoyearsduringArtBasel.Heisavibrantartloverandwithasharp investmentpointofview,thecelebrationofLACMAservestoofferauniquealternativeforartlovers inAsia.

About Jason Swamy

JasonSwamy&DoWhatYouLoveisknownforground-breakingexperiencedesignandcuration. FromcultureshapingcustomIPlikeRobotHeart,WonderfruitandFutureFuturetoworkingwithA- listclients,suchasNetEase,Swire,TheUpperHouse,MandarinOriental,WHotels,Jardines,Melco CrownandDuddell's.Jasonisrecognizedasathoughtleaderandhisworkisknowntopush boundariesofcreativityandtasteglobally.

 

About Notable Guests from Art World

Ms.AlexandraMunroe--SamsungSeniorCurator,AsianArt,andSeniorAdvisor,GlobalArts,atthe SolomonR.GuggenheimMuseumandFoundation

Ms. Allison Berg -- LACMA Trustee

Ms. Almine Ruiz-Picasso -- Owner of Almine Rech Gallery

Mr.ArneGlimcherandMrs.MillyGlimcher--Americanartdealer,filmproduceranddirector Ms.ChristinaYuYu--MatsutaroShorikiChair,ArtofAsiaatMuseumofFineArtsBoston EugenieNiarchos-JewellerydesignerandfounderofVenyx

Ms. Eva Chow -- LACMA Trustee

Mr.HansUlrichObrist--ArtisticDirectoratSerpentineGalleries Mr.JeffreyDeitch--Artdealerandcurator

Mr.JohnTargon--DesignerforMarcJacobs Ms.KatherineRoss--Fashionconsultant

Mr.KlausBiesenbach--Director,MoMAPS1,andChiefCuratoratLarge,MoMA Mr.MarcGlimcher--PresidentofPaceGallery

Mr. Marc Spiegler -- Global Director of Art Basel

Mr. Michael Govan -- LACMA CEO and Wallis Annenberg Director

Ms.MonikaSpruth--Artdealerandco-ownerofSprüthMagers Mr.PeterEleey--ChiefCurator,MoMAPS1

Mr. Philip Tinari -- Director of the Ullens Center of Contemporary Art

Dr.StephenLittle--FlorenceandHarrySloanCuratorofChineseArtandDepartmentHead,Chinese, Korean,andSouthEastAsianDepartments,LACMA

 

About LACMA

Sinceitsinceptionin1965,theLosAngelesCountyMuseumofArt(LACMA)hasbeendevotedto collectingworksofartthatspanbothhistoryandgeography,mirroringLosAngeles'srichcultural heritageanduniquelydiversepopulation.TodayLACMAisthelargestartmuseuminthewestern UnitedStates,withacollectionofover135,000objectsthatilluminate6,000yearsofarthistoryfrom newandunexpectedpointsofview.Amuseumofinternationalstatureaswellasavitalculturalcenter forSouthernCalifornia,LACMAsharesitsvastcollectionwiththeGreaterLosAngelesCountyand beyondthroughexhibitions,publicprograms,andresearchfacilitiesthatattractover1.5million visitors annually, in addition to serving millions more through community partnerships, school outreachprograms,andcreativedigitalinitiatives.LACMA'smaincampusislocatedhalfwaybetween theoceananddowntown,adjacenttotheLaBreaTarPitsandMuseumandthefuturehomeofthe AcademyMuseumofMotionPictures.DedicatedtoservingallofLosAngeles,LACMAcollaborates with a range of curators, educators, and artists on exhibitions and programs at various sites throughout theCounty.

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