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Research Notes

The Ground Underneath: On Ho Tzu Nyen's The Nameless

Võ Hồng Chương-Đài examines how Ho's video installation acts as a non sequitur to colonialist and nationalist historiographies

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Research Notes

Periodicals, American Interventions, and Art in Asia During the Cold War

On Ho Tzu Nyen's research in relation to items in the Ha Bik Chuen Archive

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Collection Spotlight

Item of the Week | Cao Fei: Hip Hop

A look at an artist monograph that engages with hip hop in Chinese diasporic communities

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Collection Spotlight

Item of the Week | Being Minorities — Contemporary Asian Art

Ha Bik Chuen's documentation of the 1998 Hong Kong exhibition curated by Oscar Ho

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Conversations

Ho Tzu Nyen on The Critical Dictionary of Southeast Asia

The Singaporean artist discusses tigers, ghosts, algorithms, and life after celluloid film

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Collection Spotlight

Picks from the AAA Collection | Pacific Crossings: Hong Kong Artists in Vancouver

A collaboration with the Vancouver Art Gallery

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Research Notes

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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Essays

17 Lost Art Exhibitions

Jack Persekian documents a global pattern of loss for Palestinian art

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Research Notes

AAA's Collection: Exhibition Catalogues and Monographs

Visualisations of data about AAA's Collection

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Essays

Notes from the Field: Navigating the Afterlife of The Other Story

Rasheed Araeen's critical challenge to art historical narratives through art curation

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Research Notes

A Parallel Narrative

Francisco Camacho investigates the similarities between Chinese and South American "antiquity"

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Essays

A Short Story of Bagyi Aung Soe in Five Images

Yin Ker discusses the transformation of desire through meditation on desire

Lam Qua, Portrait no 48, Oil on Canvas. Image courtesy of Yale University, Harvey Cushing / John Hay
Essays

After the Plague

Phoebe Wong considers an exhibition's haunting imagery after the traumas of SARS and Leslie Cheung's suicide

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Essays

Atlas of Asia Art Archive

Map Office explores how Asia is a point of arrival and departure

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Essays

Mapping Asia

Note from the Editors

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Conversations

A Conversation Between Chen Kuan-hsing and Rasheed Araeen

On art, history, institutions, and decolonisation struggles

Another view of Nous ne notons pas les fleurs, Fort Ruigenhoek
Conversations

Interview with Tintin Wulia

The Indonesian artist discusses global citizenship, the prevalence of maps in her work, and the secret that haunts her family

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Essays

Tracing (Un)certain Legacies: Conceptualism in Singapore and the Philippines

Isabel Ching complicates art historical narratives on conceptualism as a historiographic category

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Essays

Viewed from a Train: Glimpses of the Artist as Hong Kong Citizen

The high-speed railway as a cultural metaphor

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Predicaments and Promises: Reflections on Art Writing in Malaysia and Singapore

Kelvin Chuah argues that new, transdisciplinary efforts are needed to analyse modern art in Malaysia and Singapore

15 Past programmes

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Thu, 28 Sep, 2017, 7-8:30pm

Merve Bedir | Uncommon River

Talk

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Mar 2017

Rashid Rana | Present Elsewhere

15 Invitations | Publication Project

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Jan 2017

Solomon Benjamin & Wing Shing Tang | Framing Spatial Stories

15 Invitations | Workshop

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Feb–Jul 2016

Hu Fang and Zhang Wei | Untitled (for redundant books)

15 Invitations | Workshop

9 Resources

Shortlist | Partition and the Art of South Asia
Tue, 7 Nov 2017

Shortlist | Partition and the Art of South Asia

Rattanamol Singh Johal, PhD Candidate in Art History, Columbia University

Thu, 28 Sep 2017

Merve Bedir | Uncommon River

Talk

Thu, 27 Apr 2017

Sarah Victoria Turner | From Ajanta (India) to Sydenham (South London)

Talk

Fri, 24 Mar 2017

Ho Tzu Nyen: The Critical Dictionary of Southeast Asia, Vol 1: G for Ghost(writers)

Talk

Tue, 21 Jul 2015

Olivier Krischer: Japan and Chinese Contemporary Art 1989–1993

Talk

Wed, 18 Feb 2009

Erin Gleeson: Forever Until Now: Contemporary Art from Cambodia

Talk

HistoriCITY: Art Historical Writing in and on Hong Kong - Roundtable Symposium, 29 September 2007
Sat, 29 Sep 2007

HistoriCITY: Art Historical Writing in and on Hong Kong

Symposium

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Tue, 1 May 2007

Unveiling Contemporary Art in Central Asia

Leeza Ahmady | 2005 Martell AAA Research Grant

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Wed, 21 Jun 2006

Mediating the Mekong

Richard Streitmatter-Tran | Martell AAA Research Grant