Southeast of Now Vol. 2, No. 1

$30.00 SGD

The first issue of the second volume features:


Itinerant Cinematic Practices in and around Thailand during the Cold War
May Adadol Ingawanji

Negotiating Change in Recent Southeast Asian Art
John Clark

Manchukuo, Capitalism and the East Asian Modern: Desire in Kishi the Vampire
Mi You

Community and the Rantau: West Sumatran Artists in Indonesia's Art World
Katherine L. Bruhn

Curatorial Text
Spirit of Friendship: Artist Groups in Vietnam since 1975
Zoe Butt, Bill Nguyen and Le Thien Bao

Artist's Project
Manananggal has appeared in Yiwu
Amy Lien and Enzo Camacho

Emerging Writers Fellowship

Short Response
On the Heels of Forgotten Histories: Review of Kilapsaw: Everything Must Go (2016)
Eva Bentcheva

David Teh, Thai Art: Currencies of the Contemporary
Atreyee Gupta

Chris Baker and Pasuk Phongpaichit, A History of Ayutthaya: Siam in the Early Modern World
John Clark

In the Interiors of the Pavilion: Capital, Space and Anxiety in This World, Out Here
Lay Sheng Yap


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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