14 Past programmes

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20191123_M2923
Sat, 7 Mar 2020

Art+Feminism: Wikipedia Edit-a-thon 2020

Workshop

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Sat, 9 Mar 2019

Art+Feminism: Wikipedia Edit-a-thon on Women in Art in Asia

Workshop

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Fri, 30 Nov 2018

Staging Gender

Performance

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Mon, 16 Jul 2018

Christina Yuen Zi Chung | Reimagining Feminism in Hong Kong

Talk

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45 Ideas

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Collection Spotlight

Shortlist | Queer Art in Hong Kong

Recommended readings on queer art in Hong Kong

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Essays

Yellow Skin, White Gold

Anne Anlin Cheng reconsiders Asiatic femininity, racialised embodiment, and the confusion between persons and things

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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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Essays

Women, Handicrafts, and Entrepreneurship in the Postcolonial World

Annemari de Silva addresses the gendered and postcolonial valuations of "art" and "craft" in Sri Lanka

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Essays

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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Collection Spotlight

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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Essays

Tomorrow Girls Troop: A Fourth-Wave Feminist Art Collective

Reflections on activism, gender equality, and visual representation in Japan from an emerging feminist art collective

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Collection Spotlight

Off the Shelf | Zubeida Agha with President Ayub Khan

A look at a revealing photo from the Zubeida Agha Archive

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Essays

Motherhood, Motherland: Photography, Representation, and Agency of the Filipina Overseas Worker

Alice Sarmiento asks whether exhibitions and artist-led initiatives can change how we connect space, citizenship, and acts of caregiving

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

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

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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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Conversations

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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“Earth Drives Earth Along”: In Conversation with Nilima Sheikh

Nilima Sheikh discusses the histories and materiality of four natural pigments from her studio space in Baroda

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Essays

Gendering Her Art: The Category of “Woman” in the Art History of Hong Kong

Christina Yuen Zi Chung looks at gender-themed art exhibitions and their relation to feminist discourse in Hong Kong

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Collection Spotlight

Shortlist | Women Artists in Mainland China

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

The Free Tribe: 10 Women Visual Artists in Hong Kong
Collection Spotlight

Off the Shelf | (In)Visibly Yours

Phoebe Wong selects five books on women artists in Hong Kong

Country Paper — Pakistan
Collection Spotlight

Off the Shelf | Country Paper — Pakistan

A look at Salima Hashmi's writing on women artists in Pakistan

Geeta Kapur, Meera Mukherjee, and Gogi Saroj Pal at the Kasauli Art Centre Artist Workshop
Collection Spotlight

Off the Shelf | Photograph of Geeta Kapur, Meera Mukherjee, and Gogi Saroj Pal

A look at an image taken at the Kasauli Art Centre Artist Workshop in 1978

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Essays

Elision, Excess, Parody, Disavowal: Justine Frank in the Museum

Roee Rosen discusses the challenge of allowing fiction to overwhelm through its excess

Automatic Happening, 2010, video, two channels, 29 minutes
Conversations

Interview with Fang Lu

The artist reveals her interest in food as an artistic medium and discusses the reality of being a female artist in China today

Traveling Plants, 2011, wild plants and suitcase
Conversations

Interview with Phuong Linh Nguyen

The Vietnamese artist talks about salt workers, her shift away from provocative imagery, and her work with Nhasan Studio in Hanoi

Another view of Nous ne notons pas les fleurs, Fort Ruigenhoek
Conversations

Interview with Tintin Wulia

The Indonesian artist discusses global citizenship, the prevalence of maps in her work, and the secret that haunts her family

Sleepwalker, 2002, performance
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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Conversations

Interview with Huma Mulji

The Pakistani artist discusses taxidermy, art schools in Pakistan, and the outside world’s perception of art from her country

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Conversations

Interview with Kyungwon Moon

The Korean artist examines her interest in the historical memory of space and her reasons for using media in her artwork

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Conversations

Interview with Phoebe Hui

The Hong Kong artist discusses the evolution of her work, as well as her practice in relation to audience, literature, and sound

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Conversations

Interview with Alice Kok

The Macanese artist discusses her projects exploring language, family, and meditation

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Conversations

Interview with Wu Mali

The Taiwanese artist talks about her work, her collaborations with communities, and the art scene in Taiwan  

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Collection Spotlight

Off the Shelf | Readings from Elsewhere

Ringo Bunoan highlights three female artists who came to prominence in the 1970s–1980s

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Essays

Theertha: A Journey by a Collective of Restless Artists

Anoli Perera examines how artists-led initiative Theertha responds to sociopolitical circumstances and the art ecology in Sri Lanka

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Conversations

Interview with Aiko Miyanaga

The Japanese artist discusses the sense of time and change in her work, her use of unconventional materials, and her future plans

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Conversations

Interview with Jean Shin

The Korean American artist discusses her experiences working with everyday items collected from communities and the challenges of carrying out long-term projects

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Conversations

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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Conversations

Interview with Cheng Yee-man and Clara Cheung of C&G Artpartment

A conversation with the founders of the art collective and alternative art space C&G Artpartment

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Conversations

Interview with Bani Abidi

The Pakistani artist discusses the development of contemporary Pakistani art, her work, and her personal experience of Pakistan and India

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Conversations

Interview with Araya Rasdjarmrearnsook

The Thai artist discusses her latest series, her views on female artists, and the use of the corpse in her work

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Conversations

Interview with Donna Ong

The Singaporean artist speaks about her works and artistic practice, her country, and her diverse background

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Conversations

Interview with Tomoko Yoneda

The artist speaks about her photography, her view of history, and the stories behind her work

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Photologue | A Chance to Be Poetic

Thai artists seeking respite from a dysfunctional political and social landscape

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Conversations

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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Conversations

Interview with Cao Fei

The Chinese artist discusses her Second Life project, her view on the virtual world, and her generation

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Conversations

Interview with Jompet

The Indonesian artist discusses his home of Yogyakarta, his Yokohama Triennial work, and the idea of 'Javanese Syncretism'

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Conversations

Interview with Wong Hoy Cheong

Diaaalogue Editor Susan Acret spoke to the artist about the universal themes in his work and his views on Malaysian art

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Conversations

Interview with Imran Qureshi

Diaaalogue Editor Susan Acret spoke with the Pakistani artist about miniature painting and his world view from his home in Lahore

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Essays

Positionings: A Round-up of Perspectives for 2007

Deeksha Nath is an art historian, critic, and curator based in New Delhi

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Sat, 26 May 2018

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.