24 Ideas

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A Parallel Narrative

Francisco Camacho investigates the similarities between Chinese and South American "antiquity"

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A Short Story of Bagyi Aung Soe in Five Images

The transformation of desire through meditation on desire

Lam Qua, Portrait no 48, Oil on Canvas. Image courtesy of Yale University, Harvey Cushing / John Hay
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After the Plague

One exhibition's haunting imagery after the traumas of SARS and Leslie Cheung's suicide

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Atlas of Asia Art Archive

Map Office explores how Asia is a point of arrival and departure

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Contemporary Asian Art at the Guggenheim

Three approaches to framing contemporary art outside a Eurocentric framework

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Days of Cannibalism

Teboho Edkins's research photographs for his film project Days of Cannibalism, which takes place between Guangzhou and Lesotho

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Mapping Asia

Note from the Editors

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Mapping Asia: Notes and Clippings

Images and notes from the editors of Field Notes

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River of Smoke (an excerpt)

An excerpt from Amitav Ghosh's The Ibis Trilogy

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Spatializing the Contemporary, Philippine-Style

A conceptual and cultural critique of The Philippine Contemporary exhibition

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The Critical Dictionary of Southeast Asia: W for Weretiger

Ho Tzu Nyen creates a “dictionary” with narratives of shape-shifting and amorphous characters, ideas, and genres

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A Conversation Between Chen Kuan-hsing and Rasheed Araeen

On art, history, institutions, and decolonisation struggles

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Research Log | Logic Behind The Chaos: A Glimpse into Performance Art in Indonesia

Observations on the divisions within the Indonesian contemporary art scene

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Research Log | New Forms of Sponsorship

The effects of government support on Taiwan's contemporary art scene

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Research Log | Showing Art in India

A hive of activity in Bombay's local art scene

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Research Log | The Advantages of Being Away

Wen Yau reflects on the "freedom" of Macau's burgeoning art scene

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Research Log | Art Dubai: Cultivating a New Oasis

Maliha Noorani examines the rapid expansion of Art Dubai

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Travelogue | Baguio

Dispatches from the small city located in the Cordillera Mountains north of the Philippines

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Research Log | Nothing If Not Liberated

Phoebe Wong travels to Myanmar for the Festival of Contemporary Theatre and Performance Art

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Research Log | Hot Workshop in a Big Typhoon

On the AIR Asia workshop in Tainan

8 Past programmes

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12 May–Oct 2014

Mapping Asia Exhibition

Mapping Asia | Exhibition

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Sat, 11 Oct 2014

Yang Hao: Contemporary Modern Folk

Mapping Asia | Performance

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Fri, 10 Oct 2014

Making and Breaking a Cantonese Art World in 1800-1850

Mapping Asia | Talk

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Mon, 25 Aug 2014

Hu Yun: A Journey

Mapping Asia | Talk