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Shortlist | Lui Shou Kwan and the New Ink Painting Movement in Hong Kong

Recommended readings on the artist and educator who inspired the New Ink Painting Movement

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Shortlist | Speculation as Method

Merve Ünsal looks at artist books in Turkey that wrestle with narrating the unnarratable

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Shortlist | Queer Art in Hong Kong

Recommended readings on queer art in Hong Kong

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Shortlist | Transformative Territory: Performance Art and Gender in Post-New Order Indonesia

Recommended readings on the history of performance art in Indonesia, with a focus on the practices of female artists

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Shortlist | The Defiant Fringed Pink: Feminist Art in Japan

Recommended readings that trace the development of feminism and feminist art in Japan from the 1990s to the present

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Shortlist | Performing the Protests

Recommended readings on artists engaging with activism in Hong Kong

Shortlist | Women in the Visual Arts in India and South Asia: Some Partial Maps
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Shortlist | Women in the Visual Arts in India and South Asia: Some Partial Maps

Recommended readings on women in the visual arts in India and South Asia

Shortlist | The Semi-Autonomous Zine
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Shortlist | The Semi-Autonomous Zine: Charting Margins and Peripheries in Independent Publishing

Recommended readings on zine and independent publishing cultures in East and South East Asia

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Shortlist | Women Artists in Mainland China

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

Shortlist | Alternative Publishing Platforms of Experimental Art in China: From the 1990s to Mid-2000s
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Shortlist | Alternative Publishing Platforms of Experimental Art in China: From the 1990s to Mid-2000s

Recommended readings on the role played by alternative publications in promoting experimental art in Mainland China from the 1990s to mid-2000s

Shortlist | Archiving as an Asian Art Practice
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Shortlist | Archiving as an Asian Art Practice

Recommended readings on archival art in Asia

Shortlist | Art Periodicals in the Philippines, 1970s to 2000s
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Shortlist | Art Periodicals in the Philippines, 1970s to 2000s

Recommended readings on the rise and fall of the art periodical scene in the Philippines from the 1970s to 2000s

Shortlist | Cambodia
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Shortlist | Cambodia

Recommended readings on modern and contemporary art in, from, and about Cambodia

Shortlist | China
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Shortlist | China

Recommended readings on art in Mainland China, including art criticism and interviews, media, periodicals, and primary documents

Shortlist | Diminishing Gaps? Public (Art) Museums in Hong Kong
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Shortlist | Diminishing Gaps? Public (Art) Museums in Hong Kong

Recommended readings on “new museology” and the developing landscape of art museums in Hong Kong

Shortlist | Sites of Construction
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Shortlist | Exhibition as Art Historical Proposition

Recommended readings on how exhibitions shape art history discourse in Asia

Shortlist | Sites of Construction
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Shortlist | Exhibition as Cartographic Articulation

Recommended readings on how recent exhibitions have framed nations and/or regions, and the factors that have driven these geographic imaginings

Shortlist | Exhibition as Site
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Shortlist | Exhibition as Site

Recommended readings on how exhibitions and exhibition-makers have responded to institutional, geographic, and audience-related contexts

Shortlist | Exhibition as Site: Extended Case Study (China 1993)
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Shortlist | Exhibition as Site: Extended Case Study (China 1993)

Recommended readings on exhibitions that took place in 1993, a watershed moment in the development of Chinese contemporary art

Shortlist | Hong Kong
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Shortlist | Hong Kong

Recommended readings on the development of contemporary art in Hong Kong

Shortlist | India
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Shortlist | India

Recommended readings on contemporary art in India

Shortlist | Japan
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Shortlist | Japan

Recommended readings on Japanese contemporary art

Shortlist | Myanmar (Burma)
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Shortlist | Myanmar (Burma)

Recommended readings on the evolution of contemporary art in Myanmar amid the rapid transformations of its society and art scenes

Shortlist | Partition and the Art of South Asia
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Shortlist | Partition and the Art of South Asia

Recommended readings on the Partition of India’s impact on visual arts and curation in South Asia

Shortlist | Performance Art Theory
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Shortlist | Performance Art Theory

Recommended readings on the development of contemporary performance art and its theoretical underpinnings

Shortlist | Singapore
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Shortlist | Singapore

Recommended readings on the historical contexts of Singapore’s modern and contemporary art

Shortlist | Sri Lanka
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Shortlist | Sri Lanka

Recommended readings on modern and contemporary Sri Lankan art

Shortlist | Taiwan
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Shortlist | Taiwan

Recommended readings on Taiwan contemporary art

Shortlist | The Dispute Over Art Criticism
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Shortlist | The Dispute Over Art Criticism: Politics, Public Affairs, and the Search for Identity (Hong Kong)

Recommended readings on the politics of art writing and criticism in Hong Kong since the 1970s

Shortlist | The Philippines
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Shortlist | The Philippines

Recommended readings on Philippine contemporary art

Shortlist | Vietnam
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Shortlist | Vietnam

Recommended readings on Vietnamese contemporary art