Opening up spaces for transformation: Charting changes in the Myanmar art scene, from socialist rule, to the mid-90s and the present day.
by Simon Soon
On Malaysia Emerging Artists Award (MEA): I’m not necessarily a fan of art competition, but the kind of media attention, spectacle and drama that surround an art award (the stuff that art purists would balk at) form the appealing recipe for creating the much needed buzz and encouragement to introduce new comers into the heady, treacherous yet occasionally rewarding art life.
by Beverly Yong
Passage: Emil Goh, 1966 – 2009
Emil was a super-connector of people and ideas with an unstinting enthusiasm for contemporary art and urban culture. For someone looking in, Emil’s life seemed to be very much about making things happen, and his work about watching things happen, seeing them come together.