SEA Currents

In a world of shifting and contested borders, how is Southeast Asia represented and understood? What are the undercurrents that … More

UnAuthorised Medium

Exhibition dates: 16 September – 18 November 2018 Opening weekend: Saturday 15 September 2018 17:00: Official opening, featuring a new … More

Call for Papers: Documentation and Performative Practices in Contemporary Southeast Asian Art (ASEASUK)

Deadline for Paper abstracts: 31 May 2018

The list of panels for this year’s ASEASUK conference in Leeds, 5-7 September 2018 is now available. Dr Eva Bentcheva (Tate Research Centre: Asia) and I are co-convening the panel “Documentation and Performative Practices in Contemporary Southeast Asian Art”.

Art Asia Pacific: Artist and Empire- (En)countering Colonial Legacies

First presented in 2015 at Tate Britain under the title “Artist and Empire: Facing Britain’s Imperial Past” the show’s October 2016 debut at the National Gallery Singapore (NGS), entitled “Artist and Empire: (En)countering Colonial Legacies” is curated by the local team comprised of Low Sze Wee, Melinda Susanto and Toffa Abdul Wahed, marking the NGS’s second international collaboration (the first was with Paris’s Centre Pompidou).