Southeast of Now Vol. 2, No. 2

$30.00 SGD

The second issue of the second volume features:

Editorial: Movement

Pictorialism and Modernity in Singapore, 1950-60
Charmaine Toh

Relocating Kim Lim: A Cosmopolitan Perspective
Joleen Loh

Research Report
Terminologies of "Modern" and "Contemporary" "Art" in Southeast Asia' Vernacular Languages: Indonesian, Javanese, Khmer Lao, Malay, Myanmar/Burmese, Tagalog/Filipino, Thai and Vietnamese 
Thanavi Chotpradit, J Pilapil Jacobo, Eileen Legaspi-Ramirez, Roger Nelson, Nguyen Nhu Huy, Chairat Polmuk, San Lin Tun, Phoebe Scott, Simon Soon and Jim Supangkat

Edades and the 13 Moderns (1948)
Victorio C. Edades, Guillermo E. Tolentino, and Emelyn G. Advincula, with design by Rod Paras-Perez

Short Response
Getting Into the Out: Memories of the 90s Live On in the Sanggawâ Mural at the University of New South Wales 
Matt Cox

Wulan Dirgantoro, Feminisms and Contemporary Art in Indonesia: Defining Experiences
Yvonne Low

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