Southeast of Now Vol. 7, No. 1

$30.00 SGD

The first issue of the seventh volume features:


Where Is My Land?:: Sand Extraction, Land Reclamation, and Artistic Imagination in Cambodia and Singapore
Ana Bilbao

Latent If Not Present: Arriving at and Departing from Lito Mayo
Kiko Del Rosario

Towards an End of New Beginnings: A Historiographical Exegesis of T.K. Sabapathy's 'Regionalist Perspectives'
Issa Yi Xian Sng

The Political in the Poetic: An Alternative Reading of the Jendela Art Group's Nascent Years (1997–2003)
Nor Jumaiyah Binte Mohamed Khamsin

Appropriating the Founder: Raffles and Modern Singapore
Goh Wei Hao


Dictionary of Art and Artists (Burma)—Part 2 of 4
G. Hla Maung, Htoo Lwin Myo

Sathapattayakam ("Architecture")
Mom Chao Ithithepsan Kridakon, Lawrence Chua


Reimagining the Comic Form: History, Narrative, and the Work of Sonny Liew
Stevphen Shukaitis, Sonny Liew

Exhibition Review

The Singapore Biennale 2022: Whom Does Natasha Speak To?
Durriya Dohadwala


Guest editors of special issue "Experimentation and Experiment in Southeast Asian Art" [Volume 6, Number 2 (October 2022)]
Amanda Katherine Rath, Wulan Dirgantoro, Elsa Clavé, Judy Freya Sibayan


Emerging Writers Fellowship: Call for Applications due 5 May 2023

Isaac Ng Jun Fellowship for Emerging Translators: Call for Applications due 5 May 2023


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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