This guidebook was compiled from a survey on art from the Mekong region, conducted by the Japan Foundation in March 2009. It covers key information on 54 art spaces and institutions in the cities of Phnom Penh (Cambodia), Ventiane (Laos), Yangon (Myanmar), Bangkok and Chiang Mai (Thailand), and Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam). Also included are short articles addressing recent developments in the region.

This is the third in a series of guidebooks on alternative art spaces in Asia — previous editions were published in 2001 and 2004.
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From Reproduction to Expression: Changes Instigated by Foreign Countries - Shinichi HANADA, 花田伸一
Change Symbolized in the Opening of a Truly Lao-tian Gallery - Edan CORKILL
Inheritance and Progress: Developing Contemporary Expression - Teiko HINUMA, 日沼禎子
The Course of Thai Art in Siam - Azusa HASHIMOTO, 橋本梓
The Resiliance of Chiang Mai: Proliferation of Artist-Run Experiments - Minori KURODA
An Active Art Community Takes Root in Hanoi - Yoko NOSE, 能勢陽子
Ho Chi Minh, a City Where Future Progress Intersects with Past History - Yoko NOSE, 能勢陽子
The Recent Developments in Vietnamese Contemporary Art - TRAN Luong
Afterword: On Contemporary Arts and Cultural Exchange within the Mekong Sub-region Countries - Alan FEINSTEIN
Art Guide to Asia: Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Viet Nam
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Art Guide to Asia: Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Viet Nam