Conferences, Symposiums & Talks

Book Launch: Intersections, Innovations, Institutions: A Reader in Singapore Modern Art

Book Launch: Intersections, Innovations, Institutions: A Reader in Singapore Modern Art

Date & Time

Date:Wed 5 Oct 2022
Time: 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Location

Ngee Ann Kongsi Library,
Blk F Level 4
LASALLE's McNally Campus

Admission

Free. 

Type

Conference

Edited by MA Asian Art Histories Programme Leader Jeffrey Say and Seng Yu Jin, Intersections, Innovations, Institutions: A Reader in Singapore Modern Art brings together historically important writings on modern artistic practices in Singapore from the 19th century to the 1980s. The aim of this book is to make these writings accessible for research and scholarship and for new histories and narratives to be constructed about the modern in Singapore art.

The book will be available for sale during the launch with a special 25% discount.
 


Programme

6:30pm Arrival of guests

6:45pm Speech by guest of honour Dr Suriani Suratman, Department of Malay Studies, National University of Singapore

6:55pm Acknowledgments by the authors

7:00pm Panel discussion moderated by Usha Chandradas, co-founder of online publication Plural Art Magazine. The panel consists of Jeffrey Say, Seng Yu Jin, Low Sze Wee and Kwok Kian Chow

7:45pm Book signing and reception

8:30pm End