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.

Fri, 22 Dec 2023

Threads, Trails, Travels: Mrinalini Mukherjee’s Artistic Research

WATCH: This talk introduces the archive of Mrinalini Mukherjee, unveiling the diverse sources of inspiration for her artistic creations.

Image 01 - Large scale Mao portrait
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

leewan Mini course
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

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.

Image: Yang Jiechang, <i>We Are Good at Everything, Except for Speaking Mandarin – PRD</i>, 2005.
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.

Image: Lê Trọng Lân, Anh bộ đội [Soldier], 1981, woodblock print, 50 x 60 cm
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.

Image: Jyoti Bhatt, Documentatation of Life Study Class at the Department of Painting, 1970.
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