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Collecting Entanglements and Embodied Histories is a long-term project based on research and dialogues. This page invites you to explore arts, history, archives, and other topics discussed on our monthly programs. Discover a series of video essays of art figures talking about exhibiting artists. See the project in its entirety by rewatching the public conference that took place at its early stage.

Public Programmes

Collecting Entanglements 22 April 2021

Collecting Entanglements

with Franz Xaver Augustin, Heinrich Blömeke, Stefan Dreyer, and Anna-Catharina Gebbers, Grace Samboh, Gridthiya Gaweewong, June Yap

2 september 27 May 2021

Domestic Notes

with Anna-Catharina Gebbers, Grace Samboh, Gridthiya Gaweewong, and June Yap

3 01 July 2021

Unsubtitled*: A Reading Group with Myanmar Art Resource Center and Archive (MARCA)

Hosts: Grace Samboh & Nathalie Johnston
Readers: Khairunnisa, Mary Pansanga, Ruth Noack
Moderator: Enin Supriyanto

4 29 July 2021

The ‘Body’ is Not Just Flesh

Host: Gridthiya Gaweewong
Speakers: Arahmaiani, Kawita Vatanajyankur, Sutthirat Supaparinya
Moderator: Zoe Butt

5 26 August 2021

To Conjure Something Out of Nothing 

Readers: Grace Samboh, Lisabona Rahman, Michelle Wong, Shabbir Hussain Mustafa

6 29 October 2021

Contrasting Memories - A Reading Group on Colonialism and Decolonialism

Moderator: Prof. Barbara Watson Andaya
Discussants: Antariksa, Greg Dvorak, Hsu Fang-Tze

Video Essays


I Was Beuys/I Am Beuys - Wantanee Siripattananuntakul