Nha San Collective - Tuan Mami at Archive in Residence “Southeast Asia Performance Collection”
13 Sep 2019
Exhibition Archive in Residence “Southeast Asia Performance Collection”, with Nha San Collective artist Tuan Mami, at Haus der Kunst Munich, has been happening from June 27, 2019 and will be opened until September 29, 2019.
The exhibition features works selected from the collection by by Amy Sanford, Le Brothers (Hai Duc Le and Thanh Ngoc Le), Tuan Mami, Racquel D Cruz,
Jef Carnay, Mideo M Cruz and New World Order, Judy Freya Sibayan, Nicholas Tee, Lee Wen, Kanitha Tith and Sareth Svay - that extricate three interlinked themes of “publicness”, identity and engaging with the “archive”.
The exhibition is curated by Eva Bentcheva, Annie Jael Kwan and Damian Lentini in consultation with Sabine Brantl (curator of the Archive in Residence series).
The Southeast Asia Performance Collection was launched in 2017 by Live Art Development Agency in London. The collection was made possible by the generosity and labour of many people: Alessandra Cianetti (Something Human co-director 2014-2017), Yun Teng Seet, Eva Bentcheva (director of Batubalani), Dana Langlois, Bruce Quek, Java Arts, Independent Archive Singapore, Sangker Battambang, Dia Art Projects, Richard Streitmatter-Tran, Nha San Collective, Reaksmey Yean, Phare Selpak Ponleu, Sa Sa Art Projects
Đỗ Tường Linh, Six Space, New Space Arts Foundation and Studio Revolt. With the support of Arts Council England, ACE - Artists International Development Fund, and National Arts Council Singapore.
With thanks to Jia Qi Quek for designing the first edition of the Southeast Asia Performance Collection Study Guide, and also the following scholars for their contributing articles and research in the field: Thomas Berghuis, Pamela Corey, Wulan Dirgantoro, Ho Rui An, Nathalie Johnston, Koh Nguang How, Roger Nelson, Eileen Legaspi Ramirez, Judy Freya Sibayan, Nora Taylor, Lyno Vuth, and to the editorial team and contributors of Southeast of Now: Directions in Contemporary and Modern Art.