MAP: Regarding South and Southeast Asia

MAP: Regarding South and Southeast Asia

In this public panel discussion, recorded at the Jim Thompson Art Center in Bangkok on November 28, 2012, Guggenheim UBS MAP curator, South and Southeast Asia, June Yap leads an absorbing debate around issues raised in her exhibition No Country: Contemporary Art for South and Southeast Asia. Experts Gridthiya Gaweewong, Apinan Poshyananda, Alexandra Munroe, Hammad Nasar, and Ray Langenbach examine some of the myriad ways in which the region has shaped and been shaped by historical and contemporary developments. Addressing problems around ideological and religious difference, and questioning the influence of cross-cultural exchange on communal and personal identities, Yap and company probe the nature of artistic collaboration beyond national borders.

Listen to an audio excerpt from the panel discussion (20:13):


Download the audio file (MP3), a transcript of the audio excerpt (PDF), and a transcript of the whole panel discussion (PDF).

 

 
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