Installation in Progress?: Art and Urban Life in 1990s Thailand | A Conversation with Cheng Jia Yun and Adele Tan
Join Adele Tan (Curator, National Gallery Singapore) and Cheng Jia Yun (Assistant Curator, National Gallery Singapore) in exploring how four prominent Thai artists addressed specific facets of urban life in Thailand—1990s Bangkok in particular—and the emergence of installation art in Thailand and Southeast Asia.
Cheng Jia Yun is an assistant curator at National Gallery Singapore, where her current research projects focus on institutional histories, site and art in Singapore and Southeast Asia. As part of the curatorial team for the UOB Southeast Asia Gallery's inaugural exhibition Between Declarations and Dreams: Art of Southeast Asia since the 19th Century, she worked on the sections addressing the 1970s to present day. Cheng has also contributed research on the Thai artists exhibited in Reframing Modernism (2016).
Adele Tan received her PhD in Art History from The Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London and is currently Curator at National Gallery Singapore. Her research focuses on contemporary art in Southeast Asia and China, with a special interest in performative practices, photography and new media. Tan is part of the curatorial team for the inaugural Bangkok Art Biennale taking place in November 2018. She also lectures in the Art History minor programme at the National University of Singapore.
Limited spaces are available on a first come, first served basis.
Curator Talk | Installation in Progress?: Art and Urban Life in 1990s Thailand