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In the News
Identity "can appear in many objects and images," says MAP artist Arin Dwihartanto Sunyaro. In an interview with the New York Times, Sunyaro discusses his use of volcanic ash from the 2010 eruption of Indonesia’s Mount Merapi to create a series of paintings, one of which is now in the Guggenheim's collection.
A Wedge into History
Artist Sheela Gowda spoke about her work Loss during a talk at Singapore’s Centre of Contemporary Art in May. She described her use of found photographs taken along the route to a Kashmir graveyard. Watch the full talk and more.
Catch Up On MAP Symposia
Check out our archive of audio, video, and transcripts from our Continuous Horizons symposium, when experts joined us in Hong Kong to examine art practice in South and Southeast Asia. Then head to Storify for a recap of our recent symposium at the Guggenheim Museum, where Under the Same Sun artists and others discussed the Americas in relation to contemporary art.
No Country Continues Online
Following successful No Country: Contemporary Art for South and Southeast Asia exhibitions in New York, Hong Kong, and Singapore, you can continue to follow No Country artists including Sheela Gowda, The Propeller Group, and Navin Rawanchaikul on their artist pages, which feature slideshows, Q&As, videos, and more. And be sure to check out the blogs, MAP Navigator, and calendar to stay abreast of MAP happenings.
About the Region
Filmed during the exhibition’s run in New York, No Country’s curator June Yap outlines its themes and aims, and discusses a selection of the featured artworks.