Our Grandfather Highway presents the work of seventeen artists—sixteen ladies and one transmasc particular person—from a non-public assortment of Southeast Asian artwork. The exhibition presents a possibility for Australian audiences to work together with among the most socially-engaged and topical artwork produced by up to date artists each rising and established from the area. Public applications will run throughout this weekend.
In opposition to monolithic narratives of womanhood, nationhood, regionalism; emphasising physique & surroundings.
Saturday 24 September 2022, 1 – 2pm
Sam Lo: Artist’s discuss (20-30 min)
Sam Lo (aka SKL0) is a Singapore-based visible artist whose work revolves round social commentaries fuelled by every day observations of their environment and analysis into the socio-political local weather. Their intrigue with the idea of tradition and daring execution in a few of their earliest forays into avenue artwork noticed them dubbed the “Sticker Woman”, a nickname lovingly given by the town in reference to the saga that was birthed from their work within the streets. Since then, the artist’s work – whether or not installations, massive scale murals or digital designs – has been centred on understanding the world round us and the way our actions are interdependent on one another.
Adopted by: A dialog with Sam Lo hosted by Aiden Magro: avenue artwork and concrete id in up to date Singapore (20-30 min)
Aiden Magro is a current graduate of the College of Sydney and recipient of the College Medal. His analysis considers queer efficiency as an artwork type which walks a tightrope between complicity and radical politics. In his honours dissertation, now printed within the journal Southeast of Now, he targeted on queer Singaporean efficiency artist Lavatory ZIhan’s Cane (2012) which was a re-enactment of Josef Ng’s Brother Cane (1994). He’s presently a tutor on the College of Sydney.
Sunday 25 September 2022
Exhibition walk-through with Wulan Dirgantoro and curator Jennifer Yang: 11 – 11:30am
Wulan Dirgantoro is a Lecturer in Artwork Historical past and Curatorship on the College of Tradition and Communication on the College of Melbourne. Her analysis pursuits are gender and feminism, and trauma and reminiscence in Indonesian fashionable and up to date artwork. Her publications embrace Feminisms and Indonesian Modern Artwork: Defining Experiences and ‘Aesthetics of Silence: Exploring Trauma in Indonesian Portray 1970-1980’ in Formidable Alignment: New Histories of Southeast Asian Artwork.
Panel dialogue: New instructions in feminist analysis and curatorial observe: 2 – 4pm
Collector introduction by John Cruthers (10 minutes)
Curator’s discuss by Jennifer Yang (quarter-hour)
Panel dialogue (40 minutes)
16albermarle Undertaking House is happy to ask 4 Asian artwork specialists with expertise working in feminist concept and methodology to a panel dialogue. Moderated by curator Jennifer Yang, the panel addresses the slipperiness of the idea of a “up to date Asian ladies’s artwork” and the challenges which encompass constructing feminist curatorial and analysis methods round it. How is feminist concept translated and remodeled because it travels throughout contexts? What transnational connections and affiliations could also be drawn? And what can feminist observe appear to be, past the query of inclusion/exclusion?
Dr Wulan Dirgantoro is a Lecturer in Artwork Historical past and Curatorship on the College of Tradition and Communication on the College of Melbourne. Her analysis pursuits are gender and feminism, and trauma and reminiscence in Indonesian fashionable and up to date artwork. Her publications embrace Feminisms and Indonesian Modern Artwork: Defining Experiences and ‘Aesthetics of Silence: Exploring Trauma in Indonesian Portray 1970-1980’ in Formidable Alignment: New Histories of Southeast Asian Artwork.
Dr Yvonne Low is an artwork historian and lecturer in Asian Artwork on the College of Sydney. She researches on fashionable and up to date southeast Asian artwork, with an curiosity in Chinese language diaspora tradition and transnationalism, feminisms in up to date artwork, ladies’s historical past and digital strategies. Yvonne has printed extensively – over 40 books, peer-reviewed journals and exhibition catalogues, together with a youngsters’s e book on Indonesian Artwork. As a part of the editorial committee to Southeast of Now, the primary journal devoted to the trendy and up to date artwork of southeast Asia, Yvonne is dedicated to advancing scholarship within the area and making the information as extensively accessible as potential.
Dr Elly Kent is the editor of New Mandala and Deputy Director of the Australian Nationwide College Indonesia Institute. She has labored as a researcher, author, translator, artist, trainer and intercultural skilled over 20 years in academia and the humanities in Indonesia and Australia. Elly is the creator of Artists and the Individuals: Ideologies of Indonesian Artwork (2022) NUS Press, and co-editor (with Virginia Hooker and Caroline Turner) of Dwelling Artwork: Indonesian Artists Have interaction Politics, Society and Historical past (2022) ANU Press. In 2023 she is going to be part of College of New South Wales as a Lecturer in Indonesian Research.
Dr Luise Visitor is an impartial artwork author and researcher with a give attention to up to date Chinese language artwork. Since 2010 her writing about Chinese language artwork has been printed in a number of Australian and worldwide journals and her first e book, Half the Sky: Conversations with Girls Artists in China, was printed in 2016 by Piper Press. Visitor is presently a sessional educational, instructing within the Masters of Curating and Cultural Management at UNSW, and persevering with her freelance writing and lecturing about ladies artists in Asia.
Moderated by Jennifer Yang
Jennifer Yang accomplished a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) majoring in Artwork Historical past on the College of Sydney in 2022. Her analysis centres on East and Southeast Asian fashionable and up to date artwork, and she or he was awarded the College Medal for her dissertation on the up to date Chinese language-Indonesian artist Tintin Wulia.
Exhibition curated by Jennifer Yang.
The exhibition runs from 20 August to fifteen October 2022 at 16albermarle Undertaking House, open Thursday – Sunday, 11am – 5pm, or by appointment.
16 Albermarle Avenue
Newtown NSW 2042