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Good Art: “Hong Kong Sixties”

Oscar Ho reflects on the challenges of curating exhibitions that speak to the distinctiveness and vibrancy of Hong Kong culture

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Lo Ting and Hong Kong Cultural Identity: Part One

Oscar Ho reflects on 1990s Hong Kong, the mythological figure Lo Ting, and the stakes of writing art history

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Lo Ting and Hong Kong Cultural Identity: Part Two

Oscar Ho reflects on the conceptualisation, audience reactions, and afterlives of his exhibition about Lo Ting and the ancestral myth of Hong Kongers

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No Respect, No Hierarchy: “We Don’t Know How To Paint!”

Oscar Ho considers more expansive definitions of art, and some provocations around curatorial gatekeeping and authority

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Boundaries and boundlessness: On Kingsley Ng's works

Grace Gut looks at the question of the audience in the Hong Kong artist's recent works

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Undefeated Mutual Attachment

Lauren Berlant considers what our bodies, attachments, and solidarities make possible in the midst of structural cruelty

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AAA’s IDEAS Journal | About & Submissions

AAA is accepting pitches for IDEAS Journal

Image: Courtesy of S. Yi Yao Chao.
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Indecisive Intuition

S. Yi Yao Chao’s artist response to the Lee Wen Archive

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Gudskul Art Collective: Learning while Nongkrong, Nongkrong while Learning

Angga Wijaya reflects on the Jakarta-based art collective’s belief in togetherness and experience-based pedagogy

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A Performative State of Indefinite Duration

Bruce Quek reflects on contingency, institutional order co-existing with fractal weirdness, and the Independent Archive

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Crying in the Gallery: On Grief and Empathetic Curating

Kaitlin Chan reflects on her experience curating an exhibition for the late Hong Kong artist Hon Chi-fun

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I Go South

Anthony Yung reflects on Cantonese art and the challenges of representation

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Updates to AAA's Website

An overview of some key updates to Asia Art Archive's website

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Part-time Pedagogies: Introducing Three Places for Emancipatory Learning

Through annotated illustrations, Michael Leung reflects on the potential for emancipatory learning in Hong Kong

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Writing and Weaving: Engendering Documents in History

Li Xiaojiang reflects on her work at the Women’s Culture Museum in Shaanxi, and the need for new ways of centring women’s cultural legacies

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Registers of Text

How the Philippine Art Supplement plays a crucial part in shaping the narrative of 1980s art history

Image: A hangout after Bruno Isaković’s performance <i>Denuded</i> on 19 November 2014, in front of Green Papaya Art Projects in Quezon City.
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Green Papaya Art Projects: Why Artist-Run Spaces

Norberto Roldan's speech at Asia Society’s 2017 Arts & Museum Summit in Manila

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Seasonal Changes: Celebrating Spring Workshop

A look at some of the programmes and publications the Hong Kong cultural non-profit produced over six years

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Reading Recommendations | Seeing Things, Being There

A list of primary and secondary materials and books related to the Asia Art Archive exhibition

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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

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