ARI Roundtable with Jason Wee and Tita Salina on Speculative Southeast Asian Aesthetic Urban Futures (31st May 2022, 4 – 5.15pm SGT)

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)”

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 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)”

Launch of “Climates: Architecture and the Planetary Imaginary”

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””

UCD Indian Ocean Imaginaries symposium (10/16/15)

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)”