FX Harsono: Testimonies a retrospective and tribute to the Indonesian’s artist position in the development and redefinition of contemporary art within the country.
Realism in Asia had evidently moved beyond a strategy appropriated from the West as it began to advance in response to specific cultural-historical contexts.
Canonisation is apparently no longer a task meant for the descendants. Our Singapore contributor looks at the sticky relationship between contemporary art and art history.
5th Asian Museum Curator’s Conference: Independent & institutional curators from across South East Asia and Japan share their responses.
by Ho Rui An
The President’s Young Talents, Singapore’s answer to the Turner Prize, is the talk of the town. Our correspondent takes us on an exhibition walkthrough, and along the way, muses about the cultural climate of the island nation.