Southeast Asian Opening for Asia Contemporary Art Week

New York, N.Y.  On view at the Sundaram Tagore Gallery in Chelsea, NYC: Cutting-edge work by emerging and established artists from Cambodia, Thailand, Myanmar, Indonesia, Vietnam and the Philippines. Ten innovative artists use photography, video, painting and installation to articulate their experiences navigating the complex social, historical and political legacies of their respective communities.

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A catalog accompanies this show. For the digital version, click here.

For more about Asia Contemporary Art Week, which includes dozens of events around New York City through Sunday, November 8, click here.

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THE ARTISTS
Kim Hak and Leang Seckon (Cambodia); Mit Jai Inn and Montri Toemsombat (Thailand); Nge Lay and Aung Ko (Myanmar); Albert Yonathan Setyawan and Muhammad “UCUP” Yusuf (Indonesia); Tran Luong (Vietnam); and Norberto Roldan (Philippines).

THE CURATOR
Loredana Pazzini-Paracciani is an independent curator, writer and lecturer who focuses on contemporary Southeast Asian art. She works extensively with commercial and public galleries and institutions in Singapore, Bangkok, London and New York, championing awareness of contemporary Southeast Asian culture through the works of young and emerging artists.

Images from top: salvaged wood panels and neon lights by Norberto Roldan, acrylic and oil on canvas by Mit Jain Inn, video still by Tran Luong, gold inscription on black granite by Montri Toemsombat, photograph by Kim Hak, mandala installation by Albert Yonathan Setyawan, mixed media on canvas by Leang Seckon, woodblock print on canvas by Muhammad “UCUP” Yusuf, video still by Nge Lay, model boat by Aung Ko.

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The Editors
The Stewardship Report on Connecting Goodness is the communications platform of The James Jay Dudley Luce Foundation (www.lucefoundation.org). There are now more than 100 contributors around the world to this publication.