ART SG reviews two solo exhibitions at Manila’s The Drawing Room, each reflecting on aspects of Filipino existence: Mark Salvatus’ ‘Crackling for a Piece of the Moon’ and Christina Lopez’s ‘Pro Forma’. With a shared sensitivity to social inequality, Salvatus and Lopez use topography and technology to shine a light on what affects the Filipino way of life, encounters, and experiences.
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This June, documenta opens in Kassel. The 15th edition of one of the art world’s most significant events is helmed by Indonesian collective ruangrupa, and is premised on the idea of collaboration and shared resources. ART SG speaks to artists in Singapore whose practices and spaces revolve around these ideas of collaboration and collectivity.
ART SG speaks to Russell Storer as he debuts as Head Curator for International Art at the National Gallery of Australia, after previously serving as Director of the Curatorial and Collections department at the National Gallery Singapore, and overseeing Asian and Pacific art at QAGOMA, Brisbane. In our conversation, Russell discusses the relevance of Southeast Asian art to Australian audiences, lessons from his curatorial practice in both regions, and how art might define and reconstruct prevailing cultural and historical narratives.