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.

SAM S.E.A. Focus Art Fund

Established in 2023, the SAM S.E.A. Focus Art Fund recognises iconic works of contemporary Southeast Asian art by facilitating their entry into the Singapore Art Museum (SAM)'s collection.

With the sponsored fund, outstanding work(s) presented at S.E.A. Focus will be chosen by a selection panel to be acquired for the collection.

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Finalists for the 2023 Sovereign Asian Art Prize Announced

The Sovereign Art Foundation has announced 30 finalists for its 19th Sovereign Asian Art Prize – an endeavour to provide artists with recognition and also raise funds for its Make It Better programme through a charity auction. We caught up with Cian Dayrit, Faris Nakamura and Justin Lim, who are amongst the seven Southeast Asian artists shortlisted.

Tan Zi Hao: "Translation is a method of listening and a mode of care."

The Malaysian artist unpacks the various components that come together in his ambitious installation ‘The Mercurial Inscription’, which was one of the works selected to be acquired for the Singapore Art Museum collection through the SAM S.E.A. Focus Art Fund.

How Singapore is reconfiguring the landscape of Southeast Asian art

SEAspotlight Talks

AGAS Presents: With the World: A Conversation with Singapore-Born Galleries

As Singapore takes centre stage in the international visual arts calendar this January 2023, leading market players will opine on diversity and equality in the global art arena.

Tezos Presents: Come Together – Building Communities in the NFT Art Space

A conversation that focuses on the rapidly evolving world of NFTs and the impact of its creative communities on the non-blockchain art world.

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.

Featured Galleries

Featured Artists


Mit Jai Inn

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Singapore, USA

Jia Sung

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Pio Abad

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Ian Woo

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