107 Ideas

Image: ruangrupa: Toko Pura-Pura for 15 Invitations, 26 Aug–30 Sep 2016. Courtesy of ruangrupa.
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Toko Pura-Pura (Quasi-shop)

A Jakarta-based artist collective creates a transactional space where knowledge and ideas are exchanged through collaborations

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Indonesia Visual Art Archive and Asia Art Archive Translation Project

The circulation of exhibitions and their histories in Indonesia from the 1980s to 1990s

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A Short Story of Bagyi Aung Soe in Five Images

The transformation of desire through meditation on desire

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Contemporary Asian Art at the Guggenheim

Three approaches to framing contemporary art outside a Eurocentric framework

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Spatializing the Contemporary, Philippine-Style

A conceptual and cultural critique of The Philippine Contemporary exhibition

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Conversations

Interview with James Chu

James Chu discusses Macau, his work for the recent Venice Biennale, and how he became an artist

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An Expanded Questionnaire on the Contemporary: Part II

AAA expands upon Hal Foster’s 2009 questionnaire on "the contemporary"

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Photologue | Passage Through India

Images of a trip to India during the India Art Fair

Automatic Happening, 2010, video, two channels, 29 minutes
Conversations

Interview with Fang Lu

Fang Lu reveals her interest in food as an artistic medium and discusses the reality of being a female artist in China today

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Photologue | Drawing Lines: Shadows along the Equator

Images of Biennale Jogja XI

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Photologue | The New Generation of Manila’s Artist-Run Spaces

Images of the newest artist-run spaces in Manila

From Jean-Paul Sartre to Teresa Teng: Contemporary Cantonese Art in the 1980s
Collection Spotlight

Materials of the Future: Documenting Contemporary Chinese Art from 1980-1990

In 2006, AAA began locating, collecting, and preserving a large body of important material from the 1980s, a period in China's art history that was in danger of being lost.

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Conversations

Interview with Manuel Ocampo

The Filipino artist shares how his practice has changed since he started painting, his return to Manila, and the gallery and art school he has started there

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Photologue | Shanghai Highlights

Images of exhibition openings during the SH Contemporary in Shanghai

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Conversations

Interview with Arin Rungjang

Thai artist Arin Rungjang reveals the role collaboration plays in his work and discusses his interest in everyday objects and exchanges

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Essays

Art as Voice: Political Art in Southeast Asia at the Turn of the Twenty-First Century

Art as an important socio-political voice on inequality, corruption, the environment, and authoritarianism

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Photologue | Hong Kong Heat Wave

Images of Hong Kong's art scene in the summer

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Interview with Roslisham Ismail (a.k.a. Ise)

The Malaysian artist discusses his collaboration with six Singaporean families and the socioeconomic problems stemming from Malaysia's "New Economic Policy"

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Photologue | Probing the New: Open Edit and More in Ho Chi Minh City

Images of a trip to Ho Chi Minh City during AAA's Open Edit: Mobile Library

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Off the Shelf | On Censorship

The AAA team considers past cases of censorship in a region where freedom of artistic expression is in many cases impossible

19 Past programmes

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7 Nov 2016–2 Jun 2017

Thamotharampillai Shanaathanan | Cabinet of Resistance I

15 Invitations | Exhibition

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10 Jul 2013–21 Mar 2017

Artist-in-Residence | Ho Tzu Nyen

Residency Programme

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Ruangrupa | Toko Pura-pura

15 Invitations | Workshop

Image: Walid Raad: Section 39_Index XXXVII: Traboulsi (Editor's Introduction III) for 15 Invitations, 21 Jun–3 Sep 2016. Courtesy of the artist and Paula Cooper Gallery. Photo: Kitmin Lee 2016.
Jun–Sep 2016

Walid Raad | Section 39_Index XXXVII: Traboulsi

15 Invitations | Exhibition

5 Resources

Tue, 18 Jul 2017

Shortlist | Art Periodicals in the Philippines, 1970s to 2000s

Ringo Bunoan, artist, independent curator, writer, and co-founder of artbooks.ph

Fri, 24 Mar 2017

Ho Tzu Nyen: The Critical Dictionary of Southeast Asia, Vol 1: G for Ghost(writers)

Talk

Shortlist | Cambodia
Thu, 10 Nov 2016

Shortlist | Cambodia

Pamela N. Corey, Lecturer in Southeast Asian Art, SOAS, University of London

Fri, 26 Apr 2013

Locating Photographic Practices in Southeast Asia

Workshop

Wed, 18 Feb 2009

Erin Gleeson: Forever Until Now: Contemporary Art from Cambodia

Talk