Southeast of Now Vol. 6, No. 2

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Guest edited by Amanda Katherine Rath (Goethe University, Frankfurt) and Wulan Dirgantoro (The University of Melbourne)

Editorial Introduction In the Making: Experimentation and Experiment in Southeast Asian Art
Amanda Katherine Rath, Wulan Dirgantoro


Black Cube: The Stage for Performance in Singapore, 1995–96
Chloe Ho

Spaces of Experimentation and Collaboration in Early 1990s Malaysian Art
Sarena Abdullah, Carmen Nge Siew Mun

A Working Paper on For Whom the Bell Tolls
Nur Hanim Bte Mohamed Khairuddin

Women's Contribution to Timor-Leste's Art and Culture:
Maria Madeira

Sonic Experiments of Postcolonial Democracy: Listening to José Maceda's Udlot-udlot and Ugnayan
Melê Yamomo

Short Response

In Conversation
Abdul Hadi WM, Kris Ramlan, Kris Ramlan

Artist Project/Translations

Surat Kepada Seorang Aktor – “Letter to an Actor”

Surat Kepada Seorang Aktor – "Letter to an Actor": Interpreting Nashar's "Letter to an Actor"
Katherine Bruhn

"Letter to an Actor"
Nashar, Elly Kent

Surat Kepada Seorang Aktor

Three Kings and Sound Bags

Three Kings and Sound Bags: Revisiting Three Kings and Sound Bags (1979) as Philippine 'Experimental Art' of the 1970s
Eva Bentcheva

Three Kings
Ray Albano, Elsa Clavé, Judy Freya Sibayan

Book Review

Demanding Images: Democracy, Mediation, and the Image-Event in Indonesia by Karen Strassler (review)
Michael Bodden


The Horizon and the Holy: Re-imaging the Thai Monarchy Following the 2020 Protests
Ariana Chaivaranon

Self-Unseen: A Series of Smoked Glasses between (Myanmar) Artists and Their Inner Life
Myint Myat Thu, Chu Chu Yuan

Emerging Translators Fellowship

Art Criticism
Thái Tuấn, Dương Mạnh Hùng, Claudine Ang

Dictionary of Art and Artists (Burma)—Part 1 of 4
G. Hla Maung, Htoo Lwin Myo, Christian Gilberti


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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