This exhibition catalogue was published on the occasion of 'Beyond the Self: Contemporary Portraiture from Asia', the first exhibition of South and Southeast Asian self portraiture held in Australia, at the National Portrait Gallery in 2011, and other galleries throughout Australia in 2012 and 2013. Exploring the possibilities of portraiture, the exhibition features 60 artworks including painting, photography, sculpture, drawing and media works created from the late 1990s to early 2010s.

Includes essays, artist biographies and contributors' biographies.

Access level

Onsite

practitioner

Elly KENT

Location code EX.AUS.BSC
Language

English

Publication/Creation date

2012

No of pages

168

ISBN / ISSN

9780987073570

No of copies

2

Content type

catalogue

Chapter headings
Being in the Beyond: Contemporary Self Portraiture in Asia

- Christine CLARK

Lifting the Painted Veil

- Zehra JUMABHOY

Not Talking to a Brick Wall and Landlocked: Architectures of Personal Space

- Beverly YONG

Water, Whispering Against the Skin

- Kavita SINGH

Yog Raj Chitrakar - The Limited Nomad

- Rattanamol Singh JOHAL

Mining the Self

- Elly KENT

Materiel

- Patrick D. FLORES

Reclamation and Reflection

- Christine CLARK

Reflective Looking: An Expanded Notion of Self

- Hammad NASAR

Half-light

- Patrick D. FLORES

The Balancing Act

- Adeline OOI

Self Portrait Before a Mosquito Net

- Aminudin T.H. SIREGAR

Abduction/Apaharana

- Ajay J. SINHA

Negotiating the Many Selves of Navin Rawanchaikul

- Christine CLARK, Bronwyn MAHONEY

Jose Rizal through the Gaze of Alwin Reamillo

- Christine CLARK

There is a Prefix Living Between Us

- Gitanjali DANG

Family Romance: The Devil's Dilemma and the Re-take of Amrita

- Rakhee BALARAM

Whirling Energy

- Hendro WIYANTO

Beyond the Self, Beyond the Portrait

- Enin SUPRIYANTO

[Un]real Tales of the Dreaming City

- Amrita GUPTA-SINGH

Placing Faces: A Conversation About Contemporary Art, Representation and Location

- Viviana Mejia MONTOYA, LEE Wengchoy, 李永財

Beyond the Self: Contemporary Portraiture from Asia
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Beyond the Self: Contemporary Portraiture from Asia