Gareth Richards and Mohd Izzuddin Ramli delve into Penang’s historical position as the site of translation in Southeast Asia, a precursor to the burgeoning independent publication scene in the region. (Source: Penang Monthly)
Marcus Yee of RightAfters reviews a collection of Singapore art writing, Histories, Practices and Interventions: A Reader in Singapore Contemporary Art edited by Jeffrey Say and Seng Yu Jin.
By Kathy Rowland (1600 words, 18-minute read) Moments of disruption during the 7th World Summit on Arts and Culture 2016 revealed the contentious nature of Cultural Leadership in the 21st Century. More than 300 delegates from around the world gathered…
Chen May Yee explores the contradictions of Malaysia’s longest-serving Prime Minister in her review of Ilham Gallery Kuala Lumpur’s Era Mahathir show. (Source: New York Times)
Arthop’s Michelle Liew reviews the National Gallery of Singapore and Tate Britain’s Artist and Empire: (En) countering Colonial Legacies on at the National Gallery of Singapore until March 2017.