Sunday 12 May 2024

French May 2024 events: Rencontre with Yves Klein's Legacy 

French May events: Rencontre with Yves Klein's Legacy  

Curator: Laure Raibaut @nissabellaart 
Painter: Aktin Dreiglo @aktin.dreiglo 
Performing artists: siuding @siuding_ii, Josh @j.kl.l1
Venue: Praya Art Space 
Date: 12.05.2024 (Sun) 3 – 5 pm 
Free admission by appointment: 
Revisit the legacy of Yves Klein. 

This collaboration between esteemed curator Laure Raibaut and emerging Hong Kong artist Aktin Dreiglo offers a profound exploration of Yves Klein's life, practice, and influence on contemporary artists. Attendees can expect to gain both theoretical and practical knowledge through an engaging lecture and mesmerising art performance of body stamping. Uncover the innovative techniques of Yves Klein at this unmissable event! Laure Raibaut  Laure Raibaut is a curator and art historian with expertise in Asian and European art. She received an international education in archaeology and art history at SOAS (School of Oriental and African Studies) in London, the Sorbonne in Paris, and the Central Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA) in Beijing. She worked for several renowned art galleries, auction houses Christie's and Bonhams, as well as cultural institutions, notably Musee D'Orsay and French May. Aktin Dreiglo  Aktin Dreiglo is a multi-talented artist, designer, and architect. Born in Poland, he embarked on his artistic journey through graffiti, practiced arts in Berlin, notably street art, before making Hong Kong his creative home for the past 14 years. His artistic prowess encompasses a dynamic fusion of abstract and figurative painting, often interweaving diverse media, including canvas, photography, stencil, and stamping.