Date/Time: 15 June 2018, 10.00-12.45 Friday Venue: Live Art Development Agency, The Garrett Centre, 117A Mansford Street, London E2 6LX The Asia-Art-Activism Research Network is a crossdisciplinary and intergenerational group of artists, curators, academics and writers investigating Asian art and activism in the UK. Taking into account the variegated representations of Asian diaspora, migrant and …
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”.
Conference and screening programme released. Registration open!
A symposium and screening programme of screenings of two feature-length films by Cambodian filmmakers and a series of short films by emerging filmmakers from Southeast Asia.
I first saw the Le Brothers’s large-scale three-channel video projection installation Into the Sea (2011) at the 2013 Singapore Biennale. The video featured the identical male twins in a series of beautifully filmed scenes set against the languid backdrop of the ocean. On one screen, the long-haired shirtless pair dig into the sand on a beach, and one buries the other in the sand.