Discussions with artists, art historians, writers, researchers, curators, and other thinkers in the field

HH Art Spaces

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

Boris Groys Art Power (Detail)

Boris Groys in Conversation with Johnson Chang

Johnson Chang speaks with Boris Groys about archives as “museums minus the aesthetic experience,” the return of God as a spectator, and the totalitarianism of music


Nonny de la Peña in Conversation with Lin Yilin

The artists discuss virtual reality, art, performance, and empathy

Image: Ha Bik Chuen, Contact Sheet No.181 'Demonstration by Cindy Lau', 3 October 1998 (detail).

Digital Shadows: An Interview with Tyler Coburn

The New York-based artist discusses his work with the Ha Bik Chuen Archive

Ho Tzu Nyen The Name (Still)

Ho Tzu Nyen on The Critical Dictionary of Southeast Asia

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


A Conversation Between Chen Kuan-hsing and Rasheed Araeen

On art, history, institutions, and decolonisation struggles


On the Practice of the Oral History Archives of Japanese Art | Part III: Interview with Kunie Sugiura

Kunie Sugiura talks about quitting physics in Japan and taking up photography in Chicago

© Ishiuchi Miyako

On the Practice of the Oral History Archives of Japanese Art | Part IV: Interview with Ishiuchi Miyako

Ishiuchi Miyako discusses Yokosuka Story, her love of the darkroom, and her artistic process

Exhibition view of Musée Imaginaire, 1947, written by André Malraux interpreted by Florian Schneid

On the Van Abbemuseum Archive

A conversation on the aims, roles, and possibilities of the Van Abbemuseum Archive

Five-storey Mansions_1 Five-storey Mansions, 2011, installation

Interview with James Chu

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


Has the Moment of the Contemporary Come and Gone?

A discussion at Speakers' Forum, India Art Fair 2012 in Delhi

home_Another view of Cane, 2012

Interview with Loo Zihan

The Singapore-based artist discusses Josef Ng's infamous performance Brother Cane, which he reenacted in Chicago


Interview with Kao Chung-li

The Taiwanese artist discusses power, pop culture, his passion for film, and how he deals with history in his work


Interview with Chu Hing Wah

The artist discusses his intuitive entrance into contemporary art, the evolution of his work, and his recent Lunar New Year project for M+

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

Interview with Fang Lu

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


Interview with Desire Machine Collective

The artist collective examines their interest in negotiating power relations and elaborates on the two experimental art initiatives they founded in Guwahati, India

'How to set up and apartment for Johnny.', 2011, acrylic on fabric, cardboard paintings, video, read

Interview with Lee Kit

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


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


Interview with Arin Rungjang

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

Traveling Plants, 2011, wild plants and suitcase

Interview with Phuong Linh Nguyen

The Vietnamese artist talks about salt workers, her shift away from provocative imagery, and her work with Nhasan Studio in Hanoi