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Collection Spotlight

Shortlist | Women Artists in Mainland China

Recommended readings on women artists practising after the end of the Cultural Revolution

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Conversations

Phoebe Wong in Conversation with Ozge Ersoy

On artworks, museums, rivers, and distributed ownership

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Essays

Notes on the "Vernacular" Milieus of Art Writing

Sneha Ragavan questions the dominance of English in India’s art historiography and criticism

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Collection Spotlight

Item of the Week | Country Paper — Pakistan

A look at Salima Hashmi's writing on women artists in Pakistan

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Conversations

A Conversation Between Chen Kuan-hsing and Rasheed Araeen

On art, history, institutions, and decolonisation struggles

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Essays

How To Change The World Without Really Trying: Reflections On Performance Art Today

Lee Wen considers whether performance art has lost its edge in resistance to mainstream culture

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Mapping Asia

Note from the Editors

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Conversations

Boris Groys in Conversation with Johnson Chang

On archives as “museums minus the aesthetic experience,” the return of God as a spectator, and the totalitarianism of music

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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 sociopolitical voice on inequality, corruption, the environment, and authoritarianism

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Conversations

Interview with Lee Kit

Chantal Wong speaks with the artist about his anxiety, artistic inspiration, and obsession with personal hygiene products

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Essays

A Horse for the Arts: Looking Back at the Future

Art's task is to reveal the present more critically, clearly, and with wonder

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On Periodicals, Exhibition Materials, Personal Archives, and Approaching Issues from Multiple Angles

Peggy Wang discusses her process and the materials that inform her scholarship

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Contemporary Asian Art at the Guggenheim

Three approaches to framing contemporary art outside a Eurocentric framework

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Periodicals, American Interventions, and Art in Asia During the Cold War

On Ho Tzu Nyen's research in relation to items in the Ha Bik Chuen Archive

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Essays

On Ha Bik Chuen: Collection and Collage

Leo Li Chen explores how Ha Bik Chuen’s collection opens up new ways to understand Hong Kong art history

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Conversations

Ho Tzu Nyen on The Critical Dictionary of Southeast Asia

The Singaporean artist discusses tigers, ghosts, algorithms, and life after celluloid film

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Conversations

The Ground Beneath My Feet: In Conversation with Nikhil Chopra and Romain Loustau

Sabih Ahmed and HH Art Spaces discuss live art, the body, and approaching curating as artists

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The Ground Underneath: On Ho Tzu Nyen's The Nameless

Võ Hồng Chương-Đài examines how Ho's video installation acts as a non sequitur to colonialist and nationalist historiographies