Censorship in Cambodia is often tied to upholding a certain image of the country. Reaksmey Yean highlights how this sort of action can come both from the authorities as well as citizens.
Sa isang masaklaw at pangkasaysayang pagsusuri ng sensura sa Pilipinas, mula kay Marcos (Senior) hanggang kay Marcos (Junior), inilalatag ni Katrina Stuart Santiago ang mito ng kalayaang pansining sa Pilipinas. Sa proseso, tinutukoy niya ang lumalaking konserbatismo, at panibagong mga paraan ng pagsesensura.
The key findings and analysis of artistic freedom in Malaysia from the Southeast Asian Arts Censorship Database Project, 2010 – 2022.
The key findings and analysis of artistic freedom in Vietnam from the Southeast Asian Arts Censorship Database Project, 2010-2022.
The key findings and analysis of violations of artistic freedom in Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam, Cambodia and The Philippines from the Southeast Asian Arts Censorship Database Project, 2010-2022.
The key findings and analysis of artistic freedom in Thailand from the Southeast Asian Arts Censorship Database Project, 2010-2022.
The key findings and analysis of artistic freedom in The Philippines from the Southeast Asian Arts Censorship Database Project, 2010 – 2022.
In the latest episode of our popular 10 Things You Should Know series, we share facts about the Sepak Takraw.
Indonesia has one of the most prolific film industries in Southeast Asia, yet, local filmmakers have to contend with different kinds of pressure and actions that impact their creative free expression. The real losers are the public, whose choice of what film, local or international, they might watch is decided by those in power
Silenced Voices, Unacceptable Humor, Distasteful Desires: The Censorship of Gender and Sexuality in the Philippines
Katrina Stuart Santiago demonstrates how recent incidents of artistic censorship in the Philippines have focused on the silencing of female and LGBTQIA+ voices.
While Papuan cinema takes its place on the world stage, it is still viewed with distrust in Indonesia. Adrian Jonathan Pasaribu traces how and why Papua’s people continue to be excluded from the national narrative.
Linh Le speaks to Dat Vu, a Ho Chi Minh City-based artist who works mainly with photography, about his experience with censorship.
Artist Ngo Dinh Bao Chau shares her experience with the ambiguous censorship guidelines in Vietnam with curator Linh Le.
Zikri Rahman takes us on a short tour of the way that artists have used symbols of statehood to commemorate, challenge and expand the idea, and meaning of nationhood in Malaysia.
Gen X to Gen Z: Generational Differences in the Shaping of Cambodia’s Cultural Preservation Policies
In Cambodia, most cases of arts censorship are linked to the notion of protecting and preserving culture. Kai Brennert examines how different generations of civil servants and policymakers are shaped by their lived experiences, which in turn influence their view of “cultural preservation”.
As ArtsEquator enters its 7th year, we take stock and look forward to a fresh approach to supporting the arts in Southeast Asia in 2023
Two Cultural Medallion recipients, sitcom stars and an arts administrator who raised Singapore’s international profile
ArtsEquator remembers the artists and cultural workers from the Singapore we lost in 2022.
The Rod Stewart of Thailand, the Queen of Action Movies, a novelist persecuted by the government, seven National Artists and an iconoclastic Thai critic
Amitha Amranand remembers the artists and cultural workers Thailand lost in 2022.
Pristine de Leon remembers the artists and cultural workers from the Philippines we lost in 2022.
Mira Sharon remembers the artists and cultural workers from Malaysia we lost in 2022.
Theodora Agni remembers the artists and cultural workers Indonesia lost in 2022.
The arts ecosystems in many parts of Southeast Asia are under-resourced. In this environment, independent arts spaces provide invaluable opportunities and support to the wider community. Deborah Augustin interviews the people behind four arts spaces in Malaysia to learn more about their work and how they have survived in an evolving landscape.
Artists from the region created a virtual time capsule to capture the objects and memories of the past two years.
In the latest episode of our popular 10 Things You Should Know series, we share facts about Pantun, a poetic form in Malay culture.
In a country with opaque requirements for what can and cannot be shown, Linh Le highlights how something as seemingly straightforward as obtaining an exhibition licence may be used to control artistic expression in Vietnam.
In the latest episode of our popular 10 Things You Should Know series, we share facts about the Gasing.