ASIA-ART-ACTIVISM: Experiments in Care and Collective Disobedience

ASIA-ART-ACTIVISM: Experiments in Care and Collective Disobedience
is a polyvocal collection of 18 essays by leading academics, artists, curators and researchers who address urgent questions of the complexities of UK Black/Asian race relations and migrations, in parallel with global Black/Asia political entanglements and tensions, reflections on the rise of anti-Asian/migrant sentiment in the UK in relation to the ‘Hostile environment’ and the weaponisation of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Auto Italia Frieze East End Night: Panel discussion with Karen Archey, Annie Jael Kwan and Sarah Shin

A panel discussion chaired by critic and curator Karen Archey, in conversation with curator and researcher Annie Jael Kwan and publisher, curator and writer Sarah Shin.

Digital Archives from the Southeast Asian Art World: Annie Jael Kwan and Farah Wardani

Digital access to collections is an important function of many Southeast Asian art archives. As digital resources and nodes for peer-to-peer sharing, these archives play an important role in seeding new research and cultivating a regional historical consciousness. 

What kind of we could we be?: Collective thinking by Collectives

Building on Documenta XV’s focus on collective practice, this workshop brings together representatives of artistic and intellectual collectives to reflect upon the practice of curating, making, and thinking together.

Looking Beyond Global Asias: Four Artists Shed New Light on World Issues and Historical Legacies at Asia Forum’s Digital Gathering

The Asia Forum for the Contemporary Art of Global Asias’ Fall Digital Gathering in November 2021 introduced a focus on the notion of liquidity—as in flux, movement, transition, and transformation—investigating the tectonic shifts in the geopolitical, socio-economic, and cultural landscape of Asia. From Singapore and China, to Hong Kong, and Indonesia, the presentations by Lawrence Lek, Ho Rui An, and Tita Salina and Irwan Ahmett, shed new light on historical legacies and present global concerns.