Contemporary Asian Art and Exhibitions

Contemporary Asian Art and Exhibitions

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a€œa€b a diverse and stimulating group of essays that together represents a significant contribution to thinking about the nascent field of contemporary Asian art studies a€b Contemporary Asian Art and Exhibitions: Connectivities and World-making a€b brings together essays by significant academics, curators and artist working in Australia, Asia and the United Kingdom that reflect on contemporary art in the Asia-Pacific region, and Australiaa€™s cultural interconnections with Asia. It will be a welcome addition to the body of literature related to these emergent areas of art historical study. a€ a€” Dr Claire Roberts, Senior Lecturer in Art History, University of Adelaide This volume draws together essays by leading art experts observing the dramatic developments in Asian art and exhibitions in the last two decades. The authors explore new regional and global connections and new ways of understanding contemporary Asian art in the twenty-first century. The essays coalesce around four key themes: world-making; intra-Asian regional connections; arta€™s affective capacity in cross-cultural engagement; and Australiaa€™s cultural connections with Asia. In exploring these themes, the essays adopt a diversity of approaches and encompass art history, art theory, visual culture and museum studies, as well as curatorial and artistic practice. With introductory and concluding essays by editors Michelle Antoinette and Caroline Turner this volume features contributions from key writers on the region and on contemporary art: Patrick D Flores, John Clark, Chaitanya Sambrani, Pat Hoffie, Charles Merewether, Marsha Meskimmon, Francis Maravillas, Oscar Ho, Alison Carroll and Jacqueline Lo. Richly illustrated with artworks by leading contemporary Asian artists, Contemporary Asian Art and Exhibitions: Connectivities and World-making will be essential reading for those interested in recent developments in contemporary Asian art, including students and scholars of art history, Asian studies, museum studies, visual and cultural studies.The internship program that brought Indonesian arts managers to Australia was supported by the Ford Foundation in Jakarta. ... with the creation of the Northern Territory/Nusa Tenggara Timur (NT/NTT) program, which enabled Territorians and the people ... The manuals that were developed for Indonesian practitioners addressed issues of exhibition touring, event ... of a number of short tours for arts managers from Asia to Australia, combining visits and lectures with workshop activity.

Title:Contemporary Asian Art and Exhibitions
Author:Caroline Turner, Michelle Antoinette
Publisher:ANU Press - 2014-11-03


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