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ExhHomelist2020 (1)
17 December 2020–26 June 2021

Learning What Can’t Be Taught

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Wed, 31 Mar 2021

Life Lessons #8: Ringo Bunoan and BV Suresh | Learning What Can’t Be Taught

Life Lessons | Talk

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30 Jan & 27 Feb 2021

Pushing the Boundaries of Art Education

Teaching Labs | Educator Programmes

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Sat, 6 Feb 2021

Learning What Can't Be Taught: In Conversation with Leah Wang Lihua and Chen Haiyan

Talk

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Wed, 20 Jan 2021

Life Lessons #7: Sujan Chitrakar & Rangoato Hlasane | Storytellers as Educators

Life Lessons | Talk

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15 Ideas

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Conversations

Building Asia Art Archive, Part 4

Susanna Chung and Samantha Kwok discuss bringing contemporary art into classrooms and caring for teachers with Zoom fatigue

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Collection Spotlight

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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Notes

Gudskul Art Collective: Learning while Nongkrong, Nongkrong while Learning

Angga Wijaya reflects on the Jakarta-based art collective’s belief in togetherness and experience-based pedagogy

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Conversations

Art Should Not Be Sensible: In Conversation with May Fung

May Fung discusses the relationship between art and space, and her experience building art education programmes in Hong Kong

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Essays

The International Student as a Term of Art

David Xu Borgonjon discusses the racial politics of art school recruitment, and its structural effects on contemporary art

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Conversations

Shantiniketan: A World University

R. Siva Kumar in Conversation with Regina Bittner and Kathrin Rhomberg

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Part-time Pedagogies: Introducing Three Places for Emancipatory Learning

Through annotated illustrations, Michael Leung reflects on the potential for emancipatory learning in Hong Kong

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Conversations

Building Asia Art Archive

A brief history of the non-profit organisation as told through priority areas of research and programming interest

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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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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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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Research Log | The Curatorial Imperative

The buzzword of the season in India is “curating”

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Conversations

Interview with Pisithpong Siraphisut

The artist discusses his work, the Thai art education system, and the innovative ComPeung Village of Creativity

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Conversations

Interview with Nguyen Huy An

The Vietnamese artist discusses his practice, found objects, and Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City

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Research Log | A Fresh Breeze in Art Education

A classroom in the basement of Yokohama Yamate Chinese School and the Yokohama Triennale

17 Resources

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Fri, 19 Feb 2021

Learning at Home | Trash to Treasure

Nikita Teresa Sarkar encourages changes in attitudes and habits towards waste through a series of design thinking exercises

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Fri, 29 Jan 2021

Learning at Home | Where Am I

Murlosky explores the relationship between the body and the virtual space, and the idea of unusualness through visual means

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Thu, 20 Aug 2020

Creative Exercises During the Pandemic

Visual arts teacher Peggy Kwan discusses how she implemented AAA's online resources, and made adjustments to suit her students' abilities and needs

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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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Fri, 24 Jul 2020

Learning at Home | Working in Parts to Create Together

Mariam Ghani proposes creative online activities for teachers and students to work collaboratively during isolation

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Tue, 7 Jul 2020

Learning at Home | OUTOORS<>INDOORS: Exploring Landscape from Home

Sanchayan Ghosh explores landscape in relation to interiors and the outdoors

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Tue, 16 Jun 2020

Learning at Home | On Risk, Caretaking, and Safety

Hồng-Ân Trương proposes a series of activities around storytelling that emphasises empathy and collectivity

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Thu, 28 May 2020

Learning at Home | What Did I Clean Today?

Nilanjana Nandy explores personal, gender, and social issues around the act of cleaning

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Mon, 18 May 2020

Learning at Home | Think Time

Chang Yuchen explores the notion of time with a series of reflective activities inspired by different artworks

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Tue, 5 May 2020

Learning at Home | Our Distance from Nature (Pandemic Edition)

Lo Lai Lai introduces a series of home farming activities and encourages students to contemplate their relationship with nature

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Tue, 5 May 2020

Learning at Home | Paper Ripping—A Therapeutic Pen Pal Project

Pak Sheung Chuen introduces an alternative way of communication through shapes, colours, and digits

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Thu, 16 Apr 2020

Learning at Home | Experiments with Zines

Beatrix Pang introduces zine-making as a way to record our observations, feelings, and thoughts

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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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Thu, 12 Mar 2020

Learning at Home | People and Things at Home

Tang Kwok Hin explores home as a source of inspiration for art making

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Thu, 12 Mar 2020

Learning at Home | The Lovers, 1988/2020

Law Yuk Mui guides students to think about human relationship through their own experiences and a series of artworks

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Thu, 3 Oct 2019

Contemporary Art Study—From Research and Archive to Art Making

A case study involving archives as a point of departure for self-exploration and art making

Image: Jyoti Bhatt, Documentatation of Life Study Class at the Department of Painting, 1970.
Thu, 11 May 2017

Towards Modernism: Art of India from 1950 to 1990

WATCH: This talk explores concepts central to modernist artistic practice in India between 1950 and 1990