Southeast of Now Vol. 4, No. 2

$30.00 SGD

The second issue of the fourth volume features:

Gendering the Environmental Artivism: Ekofeminisme and Unjuk Rasa of Arahmaiani’s Art
Edwin Jurriëns

‘Tradition’ in Thai Modern Art
John Clark

The Russian Connection in Singapore’s Local Art Identity
David Low Kok Kiat

Art On/Offshore: The Singapore Freeport and Narrative Economics that Frame the Southeast Asian Art Market, Kathleen Ditzig, Robin Lynch

Responses and Reviews
Consequential Privileges of the Social Artists: Meandering through the Practices of Siti Adiyati Subangun, Semsar Siahaan and Moelyono
Grace Samboh

Suddenly Turning Visible: Art and Architecture in Southeast Asia (1969–1989). A Review
T.K. Sabapathy

Who Owns the Mountain? Power, Ideology and Extractive Capitalist Exploitation in Piyarat Piyapongwiwat’s Recent Work
Blake Palmer, Piyarat Piyapongwiwat

Selected Writings by Oei Sian Yok (published 1958-60), introduced and translated by
Brigitta Isabella

Emerging Writers Fellowship
Basuki Resobowo as a Jack of All Trades: The Intersectionality of Arts and Film in Perfini Films and Resobowo’s Legacy in Indonesian Cinema
Umi Lestari

Hera and Pristine L. de Leon, Recipients of Emerging Writers Fellowship


Thanks to generous grants from the Chen Chong Swee Asian Arts Programme at Yale-NUS College, Singapore, and also the Foundation for Arts Initiatives, Paris, the journal’s online editions are now freely available via Open Access, online at Project MUSE.

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