Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative South and Southeast Asia


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With the exhibition No Country: Contemporary Art for South and Southeast Asia, curator June Yap wanted to encourage audiences to look beyond political and geographical boundaries. Before the exhibition traveled from New York to Hong Kong and Singapore, Yap outlined No Country’s aims and themes.

Locations

February 22, 2013–May 22, 2014

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York presented No Country: Contemporary Art for South and Southeast Asia, featuring works by 22 artists and collectives, the majority of which were on view in the United States for the first time. Focused on the region’s spectrum of creative practices, the exhibition and its accompanying programs explored universal themes of national identity, power, and faith. MORE

October 30, 2013–February 16, 2014

Asia Society Hong Kong Center

As the first Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative exhibition to travel beyond New York, No Country: Contemporary Art for South and Southeast Asia was adapted in collaboration with Asia Society Hong Kong Center to emphasize the exhibition’s central themes of cultural, historical, and political representation. MORE

May 10–July 20, 2014

Centre for Contemporary Art

The final presentation of No Country took place at the NTU Centre for Contemporary Art Singapore. The exhibition—which featured works by 16 artists and collectives—was accompanied by a wide range of public programs, and included two works not previously shown as part of No Country: Loss by Sheela Gowda and Morning Glory by Sopheap Pich. MORE

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Middle East/North Africa, South/South East Asia, On the MAP

On the MAP: Solo Exhibitions around the World, “Art and the Arab Citizen,” and MENAM at the Armory Show

Caitlin Dover

On the MAP: Solo Exhibitions around the World, “Art and the Arab Citizen,” and MENAM at the Armory Show
In our latest monthly update from the Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative, we share details on upcoming MAP artist exhibitions; explore a new MORE

Latin America, Middle East/North Africa, South/South East Asia

Forging Relationships with the World: Three Years with Guggenheim UBS MAP

Caitlin Dover

Forging Relationships with the World: Three Years with Guggenheim UBS MAPA look back over the past few years of the diverse and wide-ranging Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative. MORE

South/South East Asia, On the MAP

On the MAP: An Award for Amar Kanwar, MAP Themes Online, and Pablo León de la Barra in Miami

Caitlin Dover

Video still: Creative Time, Annenberg Prize: Amar Kanwar, 201In our latest monthly update from the Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative, we celebrate Amar Kanwar; present our latest online feature; and share Pablo León de la Barra’s slate of talks in Miami. MORE