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8 Questions with Alan Oei

By Alfonse Chiu (1600 words, five-minute read) As part of ArtsEquator’s interview series profiling artistic directors across the region, we spoke with Alan Oei, AD of The Substation and co-founder and executive director of OH! Open House, on his hopes,…

Art That Moves: Marc Nair

Art that Moves is an occasional series where we ask artists and other creative workers to reflect on artworks, performances or events that were personally important to them. Marc Nair, poet and photographer, is producer of Note for Note: #Skintones, an…

Yellow Music (via Mekong Review)

“We arrive at Dan Sinh market in Ho Chi Minh City on a sweltering afternoon. The monsoon season is just starting. After parking our scooters, we dive into the stands, which sell everything from army apparel to fruit and vegetables….

Sounds of the Hmong [Thailand]

“Chiang Mai archivist and musician Victoria Vorreiter published a book on tribal music, Songs Of Memory: Traditional Music Of The Golden Triangle, in 2009. Since then she has been busy travelling, researching and recording music from the tribal peoples of…

Sobat Budaya collects digital data on cultural heritage

Culture enthusiast group Sobat Budaya (cultural buddies) announced on Tuesday that it had collected digital data and information on 34,000 pieces of Indonesian cultural heritage, a move it sees as essential to prevent such heritage being stolen by other countries….