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Beyond the Self: Contemporary Portraiture from Asia

Beyond the Self: Contemporary Portraiture from Asia

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This exhibition examines the representation of the self in current South and Southeast Asian art practice through the work of artists from India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Pakistan, Philippines and Thailand. Exploring the possibilities of portraiture, Beyond the Self includes painting, photography, sculpture, drawing and media works created from the early 2000s to the present.

Open from 13 August until 6 November 2011

Beyond the Self will also travel to McClelland Gallery and Sculpture Garden, Langwarrin, Victoria 1 April – 15 July 2012; the Anne and Gordon Samstag Museum of Art, Adelaide 3 August – 30 September 2012; Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin 24 November 2012 – 4 February 2013.

Read curator Christine Clark's introduction >

Pushpamala N discusses the inspiration for the Abduction series on display in Beyond the Self

Interview with Beyond the Self artist Eko Nugroho courtesy ART|JOG|10

Beyond the Self curator, Christine Clark, talks with artist Alwin Reamilo

Beyond the Self curator, Christine Clark, talks with artist Navin Rawanchaikul

Beyond the Self curator, Christine Clark, talks with artist Alwar Balasubramaniam

Beyond the Self research assistant, Elly Kent, talks with artist S Teddy D

Beyond the Self curator, Christine Clark, talks with artist Nusra Latif Qureshi

Beyond the Self curator, Christine Clark, talks with artist Agus Suwage

Beyond the Self curator, Christine Clark, talks with artist Herra Pahlasari

Beyond the Self curator, Christine Clark, talks with artist FX Harsono

Sponsors

This exhibition is supported by: the National Collecting Institutions Touring and Outreach Program, an Australian Government program aiming to improve access to the national collections for all Australians; the Australia–Indonesia Institute of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade; the Australian National University.

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