CENDANA A Country for Outliers Public Symposium
If you are a community-organiser, independent curator, performance-maker, art / cultural historian, archivist, cultural geographer, festival coordinator and organiser, placemaker, writer, editor, blogger, artist, researcher, critic, museum curator, heritage worker, arts programmer, historian or game designer, this is a symposium you should never miss.
- Jo Kukathas, Malaysia’s pre-eminent writer, director and actress
- Dr Atreyee Gupta, Assistant Professor of Global Modern Art, South and Southeast Asian Art in the History of Art Department at the University of California, Berkeley
- Dr Sugata Ray, Associate Professor of South and Southeast Asian art in the History of Art Department at the University of California, Berkeley.
- Cosmin Costinas, Executive Director and curator of Para Site, Hong Kong
- Inti Guerrero, an art critic and curator based in Hong Kong
- Michelle Kuek, Manager of Education and Outreach in NUS Museum
- Kate Pocklington, a conservator at Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum
- Grace Samboh, a curator and researcher based in Jakarta.
9.30AM - 11.00AM: Registration & Arrival of Guests
11.00AM - 1.00PM: Session 1: Roundtable - Learning Through Exhibitions and Collections
- Michelle Kuek - Connecting curiosities through the university museum
- Inti Guerrero - Ideas about culture in the Philippines
- Cosmin Costinas - Knowledge and politics of textiles
- Grace Samboh - Curating, archiving and Indonesian social memory
2.00PM - 4.00PM: Session 2: Presentations - Epics, Stories, Myths, Histories
- Jo Kukathas - Stories for New Malaysia
- Kate Pocklington - Buaya: Making of a Non-Myth
- Atreyee Gupta - Chandigarh: Dwelling in Abstraction
- Sugata Ray - Eco-cultural History of the Indian Ocean
A Country For Outliers is made possible by University of Malaya, Ilham Gallery and Malaysia Design Archive.
*Disclaimer: Topics and speakers are subject to change. All information is correct at the time of printing.
- The event description was updated. Diff#453328 2019-07-12 08:14:40
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Sat Aug 3, 2019
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM MYT
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM MYT
- Venue Address
- Menara Ilham, 3 & 5, 8, Jalan Binjai, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia
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