15 Past programmes

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Tue, 14 Aug 2018

Sarena Abdullah | Soft Power in Post-independence Malaya

London, Asia | Talk

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7 Nov 2016–2 Jun 2017

Thamotharampillai Shanaathanan | Cabinet of Resistance I

15 Invitations | Exhibition

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10 Jul 2013–21 Mar 2017

Artist-in-Residence | Ho Tzu Nyen

Residency Programme

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Aug–Sep 2016

Ruangrupa | Toko Pura-pura

15 Invitations | Workshop

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Shortlist | The Semi-Autonomous Zine
Collection Spotlight

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

Image: ruangrupa: Toko Pura-Pura for 15 Invitations, 26 Aug–30 Sep 2016. Courtesy of ruangrupa.
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Toko Pura-Pura (Quasi-shop)

A Jakarta-based artist collective creates a transactional space where knowledge and ideas are exchanged through collaborations

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Essays

A Short Story of Bagyi Aung Soe in Five Images

Yin Ker discusses the transformation of desire through meditation on desire

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Essays

Contemporary Asian Art at the Guggenheim

Three approaches to framing contemporary art outside a Eurocentric framework

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Essays

Spatializing the Contemporary, Philippine-Style

Oscar Campomanes provides a conceptual and cultural critique of The Philippine Contemporary exhibition

Five-storey Mansions_1 Five-storey Mansions, 2011, installation
Conversations

Interview with James Chu

The artist discusses Macau, his work for the recent Venice Biennale, and how he became an artist

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Essays

An Expanded Questionnaire on the Contemporary: Part II

AAA expands upon Hal Foster’s 2009 questionnaire on "the contemporary"

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Photologue | Passage Through India

Images of a trip to India during the India Art Fair

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

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Photologue | Drawing Lines: Shadows along the Equator

Images of Biennale Jogja XI

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Photologue | The New Generation of Manila’s Artist-Run Spaces

Images of the newest artist-run spaces in Manila

From Jean-Paul Sartre to Teresa Teng: Contemporary Cantonese Art in the 1980s
Collection Spotlight

Materials of the Future: Documenting Contemporary Chinese Art from 1980-1990

In 2006, AAA began locating, collecting, and preserving a large body of important material from the 1980s, a period in China's art history that was in danger of being lost.

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Conversations

Interview with Manuel Ocampo

The Filipino artist shares how his practice has changed since he started painting, his return to Manila, and the gallery and art school he has started there

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Photologue | Shanghai Highlights

Images of exhibition openings during the SH Contemporary in Shanghai

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Conversations

Interview with Arin Rungjang

The Thai artist reveals the role collaboration plays in his work and discusses his interest in everyday objects and exchanges

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Essays

Art as Voice: Political Art in Southeast Asia at the Turn of the Twenty-First Century

Art as an important sociopolitical voice on inequality, corruption, the environment, and authoritarianism

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Photologue | Hong Kong Heat Wave

Images of Hong Kong's art scene in the summer

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Conversations

Interview with Roslisham Ismail (a.k.a. Ise)

The Malaysian artist discusses his collaboration with six Singaporean families and the socioeconomic problems stemming from Malaysia's New Economic Policy

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Photologue | Probing the New: Open Edit and More in Ho Chi Minh City

Images of a trip to Ho Chi Minh City during AAA's Open Edit: Mobile Library

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Collection Spotlight

Off the Shelf | On Censorship

The AAA team considers past cases of censorship in a region where freedom of artistic expression is in many cases impossible