This talk will spotlight the explosion of interest in the region from around the world, and the key role that non-profits and private institutions will play in building the rapidly evolving art eco-system within SEA.
One of Thailand’s most progressive collectors, Eric Booth is committed to advancing conversations about contemporary Thai art, culture and society, through his personal art collection as well as the two art spaces he founded. He speaks with ART SG about what drives him, some of the initiatives he has undertaken to support the Thai art scene, as well as his plans for the future.
Art collectors Lourdes and Michelangelo Samson are fascinated by the myriad issues and approaches to art-making in Southeast Asian contemporary art. ART SG Advisory Group member Lourdes Samson offers a glimpse of the diverse works in their collection as well as her take on the defining characteristics of art practice around the region.
One of the most interesting developments in Southeast Asia is the rise of collector-founded private art museums and spaces, now an integral part of the overall ecosystem. The first of a two-part feature by ART SG Contributing Editor Tan Siuli, this editorial surveys initiatives in Indonesia and Thailand, two of the most dynamic art scenes within the region.
A conversation with ART SG Advisory Group member Jehan Chu on art collecting and the rise of NFTs.
A look at Southeast Asia’s growing engagement with on-chain art, generative art, AI, and conceptual works that innovate with blockchain or smart contracts.
Singapore multi-disciplinary artist Donna Ong is best known for her evocative and intricate installations. This video explores the artist’s fascination with representations of landscape, in particular, images of the tropics.
From Singapore to Jakarta, Bangkok and Ho Chi Minh City and more: a round-up of Southeast Asia’s best contemporary art exhibitions and events.
“It is a question of responsibility, and even duty, to reflect the world in its complexity, in its multiplicity of visual regimes and principles of organization, in its cosmologies as well if you wish.”