Introductory courses on regional contemporary art developed with AAA Collections
Taking AAA Collections as a point of departure, these courses allow educators to better understand contemporary art in its historical contexts, with videos and information on important incidents, artist-educators, and keywords. Suitable for learners of all levels, curricula, and disciplines.
Mon, 21 Mar 2022
Art Education in China Since 1949
WATCH: This talk introduces art education in China from the 1950s to the 2000s, featuring the works of Chinese artists from different generations
Fri, 20 Aug 2021
From Drawing to Performance: The Lee Wen Archive
WATCH: This talk Introduces the history of performance art in Singapore and South East Asia and the artistic practice of Lee Wen
Wed, 19 Feb 2020
Performance Art History of Hong Kong: Moments between the 1960s to Today from Asia Art Archive’s Collection
WATCH: This series of short videos introduces the key moments of performance art history in Hong Kong through highlights of AAA's Collection
Mon, 7 Jan 2019
From Ladies at Leisure to Internet Avatar: Women in the Arts in China
WATCH: This talk discusses the position and representation of women in the visual arts in Mainland China from the late Qing dynasty to the present day.
Wed, 2 Jan 2019
Pearl River Delta: From World Factory to Cultural Community
WATCH: This talk introduces the PRD’s unique cultural, political, and economic background, and its development of contemporary art
Mon, 5 Nov 2018
From Representable Object to Representing Subject: Women in the Modern and Contemporary Art of India
WATCH: Providing a background of representation of women in visual culture in India since the 19th Century and the Women's Movement in the 1970s, this talk traces the emergence of a feminist subjectivity in the arts of India.
Tue, 26 Sep 2017
Vietnam: The Making of the Modern and the Contemporary
WATCH: This talk unpacks and examines modern and contemporary art in Vietnam in relation its colonial history.
Thu, 11 May 2017
Towards Modernism: Art of India from 1950 to 1990
WATCH: This talk explores concepts central to modernist artistic practice in India between 1950 and 1990
Wed, 19 Apr 2017
China 1980s: Art in the Age of Social Transformation
WATCH: This talk explores crucial issues that transformed Chinese society, perspectives, and art in the 1980s
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