Published to accompany an exhibition of the same title, Text & Subtext is a collection of essays that addresses issues confronting women involved in contemporary art in Asia. It seeks to initiate a dialogue between practitioners from geographically separated and often-unconnected Asian regions, despite the view of Asia being an integrated entity. The essays presented here cover issues such as the image of women as expressed in fashion, comparisons between men's art practices and that of women, the view of a changing Diaspora art practice, and the differences of understanding inherent in the practice of a non-indigenous art form. Bibliography provided.

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Yasmin ALMONTE-LANTZ

Arahmaiani

Bunga Jeruk Permata Pekerti

Chila Kumari BURMAN

CAI Jin, 蔡錦

Imelda CAJIPE-ENDAYA

CHEON Kyungia, 천경자

CHO Kyungsook, 조경숙

DINH Thi Tham Poong

Francesca ENRIQUEZ

HAM Kyungah, 함경아

Lucia HARTINI

Hening Purnamawati

HOU Shurtzy Lulu, 侯淑姿

HSU Maggie Hsunwei, 徐洵蔚

Leiko IKEMURA, イケムラレイコ

Hiroko INOUE, 井上廣子

Tari ITO, 伊藤塔莉

IUM, 이윰

JIANG Jie, 姜傑

Felicia KAN

KIM Myunghee, 김명희

KIM Nanyoung, 김난영

KIM Wonsook, 김원숙

Sora KIM, 김소라

Kimsooja, 김수자

Takanobu KOBAYASHI, 小林孝亘

KWON Sowon, 권소원

LEE Bul, 이불

LEE Eunsan, 이은산

Lindy LEE

Nikki S. LEE, 리니키

LEUNG Meeping, 梁美萍

Joyce Vyvyann LIM

LIN Chunju, 林純如

LIN Peychwen, 林珮淳

LIN Tianmiao, 林天苗

LIU Hung, 劉宏

LIU Shihfen, 劉世芬

Nalini MALANI

Mrinalini MUKHERJEE

Varsha NAIR

Hanh Nguyet NGO

NGUYEN Thi Chau Giang

Ni Made Sri Asih

Chieko OSHIE, 押江千衣子

QIN Yufen, 秦玉芬

RYU JunHwa, 류준화

Yoshie SAKAI, 坂井淑恵

Uap SANASAN

Sekar Jatiningrum

Nilima SHEIKH

Judy Freya SIBAYAN

Phaptawan SUWANNAKUDT

Cristina TANIGUCHI

THI Myle, 施美里

Shigeo TOYA, 戸谷成雄

Suzann VICTOR

Nobuko WATABIKI, 綿引展子

Paula WONG

WU Mali, 吳瑪俐

YAN Minghuei, 嚴明惠

YE Shufang, 葉素芳

YIN Xiuzhen, 尹秀珍

YOON Hyojun, 윤효준

YU Yeonhee, 유연희

ZHANG Xin, 張新

Location code REF.HFB
Language

English

Publication/Creation date

2000

No of pages

190

ISBN / ISSN

9810427182

No of copies

2

Content type

anthology

Chapter headings
Philippines
Textiles, Exiles, Ex-Isles: Coordinates for Knowing Certain Women

- Marian PASTOR ROCES

Women Imaging Women: Feminine Spaces, Dissident Voices

- Flaudette May V. DATUIN

England
Critical Texts; Aesthetics and Political Sub-Texts

- Katy DEEPWELL

Korea
The Current State of Korean Feminist Art and Tasks for Its Criticism

- KIM Honghee, 김홍희

The Vivid Colours of Korean Women: Images and Lives of Korean Women

- AHN Eunyoung, 안은영

China
Mirror of Desire: The Conceptual Types of Contemporary Feminist Art of China

- HUANG Zhuan, 黃專

Private Space and Public Space - Dissecting Chinese Feminist Art of the Late 1990s

- JIANG Mei, 江梅

Taiwan
Reading Feminist Dimensions of Contemporary Art in Taiwan

- CHEN Hsiangchun Elsa , 陳香君

Australia
Shifting Frames of Reference: Asian Australian Women Artists

- Melissa CHIU, 招穎思

Text and Subtext: Women, Sexuality, Image and Identity in Asian Art

- Andrea Jane ASH

Japan
Japanese Art in the 1990s at the Borderline Between Inside and Outside

- Reiko KOKATSU, 小勝禮子

The Current State and Issue in Gender, Art History and Visual Representation Studies in Japan

- Megumi KITAHARA, 北原恵

India
The Possibilities of Device: The Work of Nalini Malani and Nilima Sheikh

- Chaitanya SAMBRANI

Indonesia
Recognising New Pillars in the Indonesian Art World

- Martinus Dwi Marianto

Vietnam
Women for the Creation of Art

- NGUYEN Quan

Singapore
Text & Subtext: Contemporary Art and Asian Women

- HUANGFU Binghui, 皇甫秉惠

THE CRISIS OF CONTEXT: What Holds Heterogeneities Together

- Susie LINGHAM

The Blind Gaze of Theories of Representation

- Irina ARISTARKHOVA

Text & Subtext: Contemporary Art and Asian Woman
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