16—19 January, 2020
Gillman Barracks, Singapore

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Thursday, 16 January

2.30PM – 4.00PM

Talk: Local Infrastructures, Global Ecologies

Featuring:
Ade Darmawan, Artist/Director of ruangrupa/Co-Curator of documenta 15
Dinh Q. Lê, Artist
Rirkrit Tiravanija, Artist

Moderated by Kathleen Ditzig, Curator/Writer

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Thursday, 16 January

4.30PM – 6.00PM

Talk: Southeast Asia Art Watch: Indonesia

Featuring:
Mira Asriningtyas & Dito Yuwono, Curators of LIR Space & 900mdpl
Mella Jaarsma, Artist/Co-Founder of Cemeti Institute for Art & Society
Dr. Oei Hong Djien, Founder of OHD Museum 

Moderated by Tom Tandio, Fair Director of Art Jakarta

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Friday, 17 January

2.30PM – 4.00PM

Talk: Creativity and Competition

Lilian Chong, Executive Director — Group Strategic Communications and Brand, United Overseas Bank, UOB Painting of the Year
Eisa Jocson, Artist & Winner | HUGO BOSS ASIA ART | Award for Emerging Asian Artist
Robert Zhao Renhui, Artist & Winner | UOB Painting of the Year/Young Artist Award

Moderated by Mae Anderson, Chair of the Board of Directors, Art Outreach, IMPART Art Awards

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Friday, 17 January

4.30PM – 6.00PM

Talk: Southeast Asia Art Watch: Thailand

Featuring:
Korakrit Arunanondchai, Artist
Kittima Chareeprasit, Curator of MAIIAM Museum
Dusadee Huntrakul, Artist

Moderated by Gregory Galligan, Director of Thai Art Archives

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Friday, 17 January

6.00PM – 7.00PM

Special Segment: Hans Ulrich Obrist: The Future of Exhibitions

In this S.E.A. Focus Special Segment, famed curator, critic, historian and artistic director of Serpentine Galleries London Hans Ulrich Obrist will present a discussion on the positions, purposes and premises that exhibitions hold in our collective future. Obrist’s keynote lecture will bring us through key strands of thought and action that characterise exhibition-making in current and coming times.

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Saturday, 18 January

2.30PM – 4.00PM

Talk: Southeast Asia Through a Global Lens

Featuring:
Mami Kataoka, Director, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo
Reuben Keehan, Curator, Contemporary Asian Art at Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art
Billy Tang, Senior Curator, Rockbund Art Museum, Shanghai

Moderated by Michelle Lim, Assistant Professor, NTU School of Art, Design and Media

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Saturday, 18 January

4.30PM – 6.00PM

Talk: Southeast Asia Art Watch: Malaysia

Featuring:
Richard Koh, Collector/Gallerist, Richard Koh Fine Art
Lim Wei-Ling, Gallerist/Founder of Wei-Ling Gallery
Yee I-Lann, Artist

Moderated by Beverly Yong, Co-Founder, RogueArt

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Sunday, 19 January

2.30PM – 4.00PM

Talk: Southeast Asia Art Watch: Vietnam

Featuring:
Louise Malcolm, Curator/Writer
Tuân Mami, Artist/Co-founder of Á Space
Pham Phuong Cuc, Founder of CUC Gallery
Tuyen Nguyễn, Founder of Nguyễn Art Foundation

Moderated by Dinh Q. Lê, Artist

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Sunday, 19 January

4.30PM – 6.00PM

Talk: The Future of the Singapore Art Scene

Usha Chandradas, Co-Founder/Writer — Plural Art Mag
Shubigi Rao, Artist/Artistic Director for Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2020
Connie Wong, Founder — SEED The Art Space

Moderated by Honor Harger, Executive Director of ArtScience Museum at Marina Bay Sands

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