Southeast Asia's Contemporary Art Platform

About S.E.A. Focus

S.E.A. Focus is a leading showcase and art market hub dedicated to Southeast Asian contemporary art. It aims to bring together a fine curation of established and emerging artistic talents to foster a deeper appreciation of contemporary art and artists in the region.

a world, anew

The curatorial theme of S.E.A. Focus 2023, a world anew, explores the idea of new beginnings and how vast potential can be found in minuscule or humble sources – as the region looks forward to renewed opportunities post-pandemic.

With the most challenging times behind us, we step into a new season where optimism and caution intermingle, and will see some of the most creative expressions, compelling introspection and bold experiments emerging.

Just as how large formations of nature begin with a speck, a seed, or an atom, the potential in the region’s artistic landscape is immense and awaits discovery.

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OFF Focus: Fringe Film Programme

S.E.A. Focus Fringe Film Programme returns in 2023 at The Projector to present a series of distinct artist videos and films!

Titled ‘OFF Focus’, this screening programme brings together a specially curated selection of Southeast Asian artist videos and films that showcases unique forms of visual language.

From rarely seen films to works that tackle surveillance, historical and artistic boundaries, OFF Focus offers insight into the ideas, reflections and characteristics of video art in the region.

SEAspotlight Talks

RGB Colour Painting: Supawich Weesapen in Conversation with Roger Nelson

How do digital natives see colour and feel time? Thai artist Supawich Weesapen shares revelatory insights on his creative process and its relationship to contemporary experience.

Traces of Global Singapore: A Cultural Landscape

A conversation about the conditions and dynamics shaping Singapore in the 21st century, as reflected on by artists, curators, and administrators working within the region.

Is There a Southeast Asian Art Market, Now?

Bringing together specialists in the Southeast Asian and international art markets, this panel explores the conditions by which a Southeast Asian art market might operate.

Featured Galleries

Featured Artists

Indonesia

Agung Kurniawan

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Thailand

Mit Jai Inn

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Myanmar

Sawangwongse Yawnghwe

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Thailand

Tada Hengsapkul

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