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.”
The exhibition at the Museum MACAN in Jakarta offers artist perspectives on the historical and geographical diversity of Southeast Asia, through specific and localized perspectives of lived realities across the region.
The third instalment of ART SG Portraits profiles the legacy of one of Singapore’s foremost sculptors and Cultural Medallion recipient, Han Sai Por.
Indonesian collector and ART SG Advisory Group Member Arif Suherman talks to ART SG about his collecting journey, artists which inspire him, and advice to new collectors.