Under the Asia Research Institute Asian Urbanisms cluster, I am organising a conversation between Singapore artist/writer Jason Wee and Indonesia artist Tita Salina, two artists based in two different Southeast Asian cities and whose work engages with the notion of ‘Asia as Future’. The artists will be invited to introduce their works and discuss theirContinue reading “ARI Roundtable with Jason Wee and Tita Salina on Speculative Southeast Asian Aesthetic Urban Futures (31st May 2022, 4 – 5.15pm SGT)”
I will be participating in a critical conversation with design cartographer Wong Zi Hao, one of the four artists featured in the NUS Museum’s group show Intimate Landscapes. Moderated by Dr Kamalini Ramdas of NUS’ Geography department, we will be discussing nature, urban planning, public space and Zi Hao’s work on embodied mapping of theContinue reading “A Critical Conversation for NUS Arts Festival 2022 – “Illuminating the Poetics of Space – Light as Meaning-Making” (16th March 2022, 7.30pm UCC Atrium, National University of Singapore)”
I am co-moderating with Toby Smith (and staying up for!), this excellent event featuring some of my favourite thinkers: Shannon Mattern, Brian House, Yuriko Furihata and Ranjodh Singh Daliwal.
Columbia GSAPP books, through The Avery Review, has published Climates: Architecture and the Planetary Imaginary with Lars Mueller Publishers, and it was recently launched at the 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale, along with an installation of books that reflect the intersection of climate with architectural ideas. I am proud to be a contributor to this massive and beautifulContinue reading “Launch of “Climates: Architecture and the Planetary Imaginary””
I am grateful for the Design History Society Student Conference Bursary Award which gave me the opportunity to attend the Design History Society Conference held this year in San Francisco. My report on my presentation at the conference is on the Design History Society blog here.
The Mellon Research Initiative in “Reimagining Indian Ocean Worlds” that I am part of is hosting a symposium tomorrow from 9 – 6pm at 126 Voorhies Hall, UC Davis. Invited speakers include Gaurav Desai, Allen F Roberts, Martha Savaadra, Nidhi Mahajan, May Joseph, Polly Roberts, Ketaki Pant, and Neelima Jeychandran, our Mellon Visiting Professor. TheContinue reading “UCD Indian Ocean Imaginaries symposium (10/16/15)”