Photobooks and Periodicals as Sites of Historiography with Wubin Zhuang

Thursday, 20 Feb 2020, 2 PM to 4 PM

Ben Chan ArtSuite, 2F Ateneo Art Gallery, Soledad V Pangilinan, Areté

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Join us for a conversation with curator and writer Wubin Zhuang whose work focuses on photographic practices in Southeast Asia.

Zhuang Wubin is a writer, curator and artist. As a writer/curator, Zhuang focuses on the photographic practices of Southeast Asia and Hong Kong. He is an editorial board member of Trans-Asia Photography Review, recipient of the Prince Claus Fund research grant (2010) and a Lee Kong Chian research fellow at the National Library of Singapore (Dec 2017 to Jun 2018). He is a grantee of the Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Greater China Research Grant 2018. He has been invited to research residency programmes at Institute Technology of Bandung (2013), Asia Art Archive (AAA), Hong Kong (2015), Kuandu Museum of Fine Arts, Taiwan (2017) and the Ha Bik Chuen Archive Project at AAA (2018). Zhuang is a contributing curator of the Chiang Mai Photo Festival (2015, 2017, 2020). Published by NUS Press, Photography in Southeast Asia: A Survey (2016; reprint 2017) is his fourth book.

Photobooks and Periodicals as Sites of Historiography is made possible through the support of the Embassy of the Republic of Singapore in Manila.

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