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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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.

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.

How Singapore is reconfiguring the landscape of Southeast Asian art

SEAspotlight Talks

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.

Tezos Presents: Braver New World? A Conversation about Art in a World of AI and NFTs

From traditional notions of aesthetics to contemporary art practices, this panel discusses what makes art ‘valuable’ with the impact of AI and NFTs.

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.

Featured Galleries

Featured Artists


Jason Lim

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Supawich Weesapen

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Issay Rodriguez

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Atreyu Moniaga

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