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.
art, Asia, Asia-Art-Activism, Asia-Pacific, community, diaspora, esea, Performance, political, practice, Research, solidarity, Southeast Asia
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.
agency, alternative cosmologies, Asia, Auto Italia, commission, contemporary art, East End, fantasy, feminist, Frieze, Garden Amidst the Flame, Indonesia, Karen Archey, moving image, myth-making, Natasha Tontey, Performance, performativity, Sarah Shin, technology, video
Art Nomads—Karvansarai کاروانسرای – a video installation and programme at Pallas Projects / Studios, with keynote: Diasporic Worldings.
Art Nomads, artists, arts collective, diaspora, diasporic attention, diasporic sensing, Diasporic Worldings, Ireland, keynote, migrant, Pallas Projects, Performance, radical entanglements, video
A programme focused on artistic practices attending to our needs for healing and rest, and finding ways of connecting in mutually nourishing ways.
A New Season of Care, care, curatorial, materialities, panel, Performance, podcast, practice, roundtable, structures, Workshop
In response to what they did yesterday afternoon – Warsan Shire* I see water all around methe skies throw …
artist, Asia, Asia-Art-Activism, diaspora, grief, Not This Future, participation, Performance, poem, Till We Meet Again IRL, transnatioal, tribute, Warshan Shire, Youngsook Choi
R3: SCAPE-CITY, the third-year programme for Responding: International Performance Art Festival and Meeting, was to be held in Japan this …
animism, Daisuke Takeya, discursive arena, Evamaria Shaller, Ezzam Rahman, Japan, online, Performance, performance art, R3: SCAPE-CITY, site-specific, Suwa, Yuzuru Maeda
In 2019, with the support of the Diverse Actions Leadership grant, I worked with artist Lynn Lu to bring her …
Asia, eco-anxiety, Lynn Lu, Performance, performance art, practise-led research, rising waters, ritual, Venice, Venice Biennale, Workshop
In tribute to International Women’s Day, artist and activist scholar Yoshiko Shimada pays homage to Chu-pi-ren (a radical women’s group …
activism, activist group, art, Chiba, Diverse Actions, feminism, feminist activism, future feminism, Japan, Performance, Research, TOKAS, Tokyo, Yoshiko Shimada
Annie Jael Kwan reflects on this two-part event: a playful performance by the artist Nikhil Chopra of his durational live …
action, Catherine Wood, colonial, containment, durational, Exhibition, installation, Kettle's Yard, live, Nikhil Chopra, Performance, performative, pigment, postcolonial, Rouge, Tate, Tate Research Centre