By ASEF culture360
Naima Morelli looks at what feminism means in the Indonesian art world with art historian Farah Wardani, artist Samantha Tio and researcher Wulan Dirgantoro – who just published a book on the topic
By Magali An Berthon
Myanmar is the home of more than 800 different species of orchids. A branch of the Kachin tribe uses an endangered species of orchid to produce fiber and create the most intricate embroidered patterns to adorn their garments
Singapore art lovers are spoiled for choices of regional contemporary art. Yet in this abundant offer, contemporary art from Lao PDR or Laos as it is commonly referred to remains a rare case.
This month, ASEF culture360 initiates a new collaboration with ArtsEquator.com, an online platform that brings together information, articles, events and ideas on the arts from Southeast Asia
By Valentina Riccardi
ASEF culture360 is delighted to launch a new research on contemporary photography in Bangladesh. Commissioned to the multimedia organisation Drik and researched by Mr Imran Ahmed, Chobiwalas of Bangladesh maps the present state of photography in the country.
By David Fernández
This month culture360 contributor David Fernandez travels to Hong Kong. In this article he illustrates the local arts & cultural ecology of the city, focusing mainly on the emerging creative platforms that are aiming to become the catalysts for a shifting social landscape.
Indonesian rural life is at the heart of Spedagi's project. More than a bike design label, this is a movement that focuses on villages' social and environmental empowerment.
Naima MORELLI interviews Dutch researcher and lecturer in Indonesian Studies at The University of Melbourne, Edwin Jurriëns about his book “Visual Media in Indonesia”
ASEF culture360 is delighted to present a new report on the status of contemporary music in Bangladesh titled: Contemporary Music: Tuning into Bangladesh
By Herman Bashiron Mendolicchio
Throughout 2016, a fertile collaboration between the Goethe-Institut Pakistan and the Lahore Biennale Foundation –among other partners- promoted a multidimensional project focused on the exploration of urban and public space in Pakistan.
By Katerina Valdivia Bruch
Katerina Valdivia Bruch was in India as a bangaloREsident at Natya & STEM Dance Kampni. During her stay in Bangalore, she was able to attend the BENCH India, a conference on gender inequalities in the performing arts, held on February 7th, 2017 at Alliance Française de Bangalore, as part of the Attakalari India Biennial.
ASEF culture360 contributor David Fernandez interviews Justin Sweeting, Co-founder and music director of Magnetic Asia and music director of Sónar Kong Kong after its inaugural edition in Hong Kong.
By Fatima Avila
To commemorate its 20th anniversary, ASEF has recently launched Mobility First! - ASEF Cultural Mobility Initiative, a new fund that ...
David Fernandez interviews Jason Dembski, co-founder of HKwalls, a non-profit arts organization that aims to create opportunities for street artists to showcase their talent in the city of Hong Kong. HKwalls holds an annual street art festival during Hong Kong’s art month each March.
In this 3rd article about Phnom Penh, ASEF culture360 contributor David Fernández interviews Vuth Lyno artist, curator and researcher. Co-founder of the Stiev Selapak art collective, he is also co-founder of SA SA BASSAC gallery and reading room.