DURING MAP, OFFICE RESIDENCY AT ASIA ART ARCHIVE (HONG KONG) IN 2012, IMAGES COURTESY: THE ARTISTS – TAASA Review December 2012

UNLOCK THIS ARTICLE

This article was originally found in the December 2012 edition of TAASA Review (Volume 21, Issue 4, Page 22).

The full article is available for free to TAASA Members.

Register

or Login

and images in Asia and the Pacific, often in lieu of official institutions. To register two decades of the APT, the Gallery approached four artists and artist groups to interpret different archives around the region, brought together in the project `The 20-Year Archive’. Singaporean artist Heman Chong drew upon hundreds of texts relating to the APT from the Gallery’s Australian Centre of Asia Pacific Art archive to create a multi-channel sound installation.

The Hong Kong-based collaborative duo MAP Office have created an atlas of that city’s Asia Art Archive, based on 111 artists with works linked to specific locations.

Raqs Media Collective will present a display from the Sarai archive, a research centre they co-founded in New Delhi in 2000, while artist Torika Bolatagici, poet Teresia Teaiwa and illustrator Mat Hunkin have generated a new archive, titled `{disarmed} imagining a Pacific archive’, which addresses aspects of militarisation in the Pacific, particularly in Fiji...