Southeast of Now Vol. 1, No. 2

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The second issue features:

Editorial: Discomfort

Felicitous "Misalignments": Bagyi Aung Soe's Manaw Maheikdi Dat Pangyi
Yin Er

The Painting of Prostitutes in Indonesian Modern Art
Matt Cox

Rites of Change: Artistic Responses to Recent Street Protests in Kuala Lumpur
Fiona Lee

The Third Avant-garde: Messages of Discontent
Leonor Veiga

Curatorial Intervention
Queering Postnational Tendencies in Contemporary Art from Thailand
Brian Curtin

"We Know Where We Will Be Taking Indonesian Art", 1948
Sindudarsono Sudjojono, Brigitta Isabella 

"Untitled Letter to Editor", Jakarta, 25 December 1942
Sindudarsono Sudjojono, Matt Cox

Michelle Antoinette, Reworlding Art History: Contemporary Southeast Asian Art after 1990
Clare Veal 

Short Response
A Flimsy Image: A Case Study for Learning to Listen

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