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CShomelist
Thu, 12 Dec 2019

Chaitanya Sambrani | Careers of Internationalism: Baroda and Bandung

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Mon, 28 Oct 2019

Sandi Hilal and Alessandro Petti | Permanent Temporariness

Talk

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Tue, 9 Apr 2019

Cata-log-in Zines

Talk

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Fri, 30 Nov 2018

Staging Gender

Performance

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Thu, 28 Sep 2017

Merve Bedir | Uncommon River

Who Owns It? | Talk

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I Go South

Anthony Yung reflects on Cantonese art and the challenges of representation

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Essays

Ren Hang in the Global City

Nicholas Gamso considers Ren Hang’s engagement with urban space and queer body politics

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

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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

Image: Nilima Sheikh, <i>Sarhad 2</i> (detail), 2014. Tempera on Sanganer paper. Private Collection. Courtesy of the artist.
Conversations

Accumulated Grace: Nilima Sheikh on the Dunhuang Caves

Nilima Sheikh discusses histories of the Dunhuang Caves and their influence on her work

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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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Conversations

Phoebe Wong in Conversation with Ozge Ersoy

On artworks, museums, rivers, and distributed ownership

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The Ground Underneath: On Ho Tzu Nyen's The Nameless

Võ Hồng Chương-Đài examines how Ho's video installation acts as a non sequitur to colonialist and nationalist historiographies

Image: Covers of the periodical <i>Free World</i>.
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Periodicals, American Interventions, and Art in Asia During the Cold War

On Ho Tzu Nyen's research in relation to items in the Ha Bik Chuen Archive

Being Minorities
Collection Spotlight

Off the Shelf | Being Minorities — Contemporary Asian Art

Ha Bik Chuen's documentation of the 1997 Hong Kong exhibition curated by Oscar Ho

Ho Tzu Nyen The Name (Still)
Conversations

Ho Tzu Nyen on The Critical Dictionary of Southeast Asia

The Singaporean artist discusses tigers, ghosts, algorithms, and life after celluloid film

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Notes on the "Vernacular" Milieus of Art Writing

Sneha Ragavan questions the dominance of English in India’s art historiography and criticism

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Collection Spotlight

Off the Shelf | Pacific Crossings: Hong Kong Artists in Vancouver

A collaboration with the Vancouver Art Gallery

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Framing Spatial Stories: Life Beyond the Plan, Survey, and Grid

Solomon Benjamin and Wing Shing Tang's artistic explorations of Hong Kong for 15 Invitations

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Essays

17 Lost Art Exhibitions

Jack Persekian documents a global pattern of loss for Palestinian art

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AAA's Collection: Exhibition Catalogues and Monographs

Visualisations of data about AAA's Collection

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Essays

Notes from the Field: Navigating the Afterlife of The Other Story

Rasheed Araeen's critical challenge to art historical narratives through art curation

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A Parallel Narrative

Francisco Camacho investigates the similarities between Chinese and South American "antiquity"

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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

Lam Qua, Portrait no 48, Oil on Canvas. Image courtesy of Yale University, Harvey Cushing / John Hay
Essays

After the Plague

Phoebe Wong considers an exhibition's haunting imagery after the traumas of SARS and Leslie Cheung's suicide

3 Resources

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Tue, 1 May 2007

Unveiling Contemporary Art in Central Asia

Leeza Ahmady | 2005 Martell AAA Research Grant

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Wed, 21 Jun 2006

Mediating the Mekong

Richard Streitmatter-Tran | Martell AAA Research Grant

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

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.