ARTSEA

RISE 2: Considerations of saltwater, fish, mangroves & people, oil & plastic

From remote Torres Strait to mega-cities like Jakarta, enforced climate refugee status continues to increase.

Simultaneous street art campaign for cage-free farms in 7 major Indonesian cities

Success is also closely linked to the public support of consumers who care about animal welfare and demand better standards.

‘Other Possible Worlds’ Contemporary art from Thailand

Investigating urbanisation, the environment, inequality, and the political rights and duties of Thai people.

Seni Baru: new art from Bali & Bandung

Featuring art from the "other" major art centres in Indonesia, this exhibition includes the work of 6 mid-career artists.

Beyond borders at APT 10 Part 2: Textures & translations in SEA abstraction

Drawn from local contexts, these abstractions also transcend borders.

Redefining my Thai identity

It seems like being Thai means I have to overlook the barbaric killings and the state impunity as if it is a way of life.

Looking beyond borders at Asia Pacific Triennial 10 – Part 1

APT10 forces us to look past the categories of nation or ethnicity to embrace perspectives in life that are centred on multiplicity and hybridity, on community and friendship.

Senam rudat: performing arts and participation in Pasir Putih, North Lombok

Adapting traditional dance for healthy community building with local women; but are gender boundaries reinforced or deconstructed?

Forgotten art history: the art of Chinese-Indonesian women in the 20th century

Uncovering transnational and gendered experiences reveals a far richer and more multifaceted picture of Indonesian art and identity.

Living Art under attack in Timor-Leste: Arte Moris

The eviction of the young nation's only art school has shown who holds the real power in Timor-Leste.

Salvaging Southeast Asian history: shipwrecks and Chinese blue-and-white

This salvaged cargo draws attention to the pivotal role played by Southeast Asian merchants and consumers in the circulation of Chinese ceramics.

‘The East’ in a transnational context: The Indonesian War of Independence in film

Ethical questions around Dutch soldiers’ actions on which the film reflects are less urgent in Indonesian films.

Protest Art – AnuPyinNyar

Since the start of the coup, Ku Kue's art has featured front and centre in many protests around the country.

Storytelling, subversion and satire in Tita Salina’s 1001st Island

A utopian vision with glimpses of a dystopian future.

Temasek History Research Centre: Archaeology and Art History of Southeast Asia Programme webinar series

Comprehensive introductory lectures in Archaeology and Art History of Southeast Asia with a focus on the pre-Modern to the Modern periods.

Heaven Doesn’t Divide—Why This Gulf?

Morlam song practices still resound, even if criminalised, depoliticised and silenced.

Art and artists in society in Indonesia: future tense

After two decades of enormous social change on global and local scales, what role will art and artists play in Indonesia’s future?

History and Art History in Southeast Asia

How to track art history as the history of styles deriving from influences, and the history of modernism and its relationship to modernity? Is there art that links Southeast Asia as a region?

Launching ARTSEA: art, design and architecture in Southeast Asia

A platform for diverse collection of articles, videos, seminars, photo essays and reviews on art, design and architecture, and its place in society and history in Southeast Asia.

Exhibition: Fighting Fear #whatshappeninginmyanmarnow

...an outpouring of passionate anger and disappointment, and a hardening resolve not to be cowed.

When Will Indonesia’s Film Industry Recover?

COVID-19 interrupted a boom for Indonesian cinema: their rate of recovery may be a bellwether for other sectors.