38 Past programmes

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3 Nov & 6 Nov 2020

The Lee Wen Archive and Performance Art

Teaching Labs | Educator Programmes

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Wed, 24 Jun 2020

Life Lessons #2: Melati Suryodarmo & Ming Wong | Teaching Performance Art

Life Lessons | Talk

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Sat, 21 Sep 2019

Performance Art Appreciation Workshop

Teaching Labs | Educator Programmes

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13 Mar–13 Sep 2019

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4 Research Collections

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Public Appearance as Art as Protest as Event: Yoko Ono’s Events with John Lennon

SooJin Lee uses a Fluxus lens to consider Ono and Lennon's playful use of the public gaze

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Collection Spotlight

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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Setting the Stage: Korean Women Artists on Performance and Beauty

So-Rim Lee examines how two emerging feminist artists stage and politicise a hair salon and a cosmetics store

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Chuong-Dai Vo uses Lee Wen’s notebooks to explore his work as performance and process

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Collection Spotlight

Shortlist | Performing the Protests

Recommended readings on artists engaging with activism in Hong Kong

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Conversations

Propositions for an Archive of Performance Art in India

Sabih Ahmed in conversation with Samudra Kajal Saikia

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Building Asia Art Archive, Part 3

How does AAA make decisions about what it collects? Jane DeBevoise and Anthony Yung discuss AAA’s China projects in relation to this query

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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

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Nonny de la Peña in Conversation with Lin Yilin

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

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Inti Guerrero's archival research on the Filipino experimental musician and composer José Maceda

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The Unsettled Pleasures of Viewing: Exhibition as a Meeting Point Between Our Bodies and Artwork

Biljana Ciric discusses images as intimate, fragmented readings of exhibition experiences

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Collection Spotlight

Off the Shelf | A Seminar on Post-1945 Japanese Art

Reiko Tomii situates 1960s Japanese art in the broader history of modern and contemporary art

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Conversations

Interview with Duan Yingmei

Duan Yingmei discusses influences on her performance artwork, her interest in fairy tales, and her experiences studying with Marina Abramovic

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Between Tragedy and Farce: Short Takes on the Performance Archive

Ontological and epistemological questions surrounding representational technologies in relation to performance archiving

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How To Change The World Without Really Trying: Reflections On Performance Art Today

Lee Wen considers whether performance art has lost its edge in resistance to mainstream culture

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Art into Action: Performance Art Festivals in Asia

Examining the public value and communal utility of art in relation to performance art in Asia

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Conversations

Interview with Reza "Asung" Afisina

The Indonesian artist discusses pain, the body, performance art, and the art scene in Indonesia

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Interview with Chaw Ei Thein

The Burmese artist discusses art activism, performance art, a career spent living under a military junta, and the challenges of being an artist in exile

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Collection Spotlight

Off the Shelf | For Lack of a Live Audience: Researching Asian Performance Art at AAA

Nora Taylor highlights performance materials in the collection

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Conversations

Interview with Chen Jin

The Co-Founder and Chief Curator of Open International Performance Art Festival shares his views on the past, present, and future of Chinese performance art in China

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Conversations

Interview with Moe Satt

The Burmese performance artist discusses his background, performance art in Myanmar, his generation of artists, and Beyond Pressure, the performance platform he initiated

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Interview with Varsha Nair

The Thailand-based artist discusses her mixed background, her views on female artists, the art scene, and recent turmoils in Thailand and India

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Research Log | More than Parties, More than Drinks

A visit to the Macau Museum of Art for Inward Gazes 2008

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Research Log | Nothing If Not Liberated

Phoebe Wong travels to Myanmar for the Festival of Contemporary Theatre and Performance Art

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Malaysia’s New People Power

Kathy Rowland, Co-Founder and Managing Editor of Kakiseni

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Photologue | Platform

Images of an art project in Bangkok

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Research Log | The 11th NIPAF Asian Performance Art Series 2006

Notes and images from the Nippon International Performance Art Festival

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Photologue | Yokohama Triennale 2005, 27–28 Sep 2005

Images of the Yokohama Triennale 2005

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Solo Endurance Performance Artists and the Document in Contemporary Asian Art

Betti-Sue Hertz, Curator of Contemporary Art at the San Diego Museum of Art

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Research Log | Flourishing Alternatives in the Old Capital

Mio Iwakiri explores the art scene in Tainan

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Hong Kong Performance Art Research Project

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Release, Replica, and Intervention: Review of the 9th NIPAF Asian Series 2004

Jevijoe Vitug writes on performance art's refusal to be treated as a commodity

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Collection Spotlight

Shortlist | Performance Art Theory

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

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Thu, 6 Aug 2020

Performance Art in the Classroom

A series of performance art exercises for students to think about the idea of learning

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Thu, 12 Mar 2020

Learning at Home | Connecting the Pieces of Everyday Life

Kith Tsang Tak Ping encourages students to rethink their daily habits

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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

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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.