Study Trip to New Delhi – 7-12 December 2015

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by Christiaan Haridas, Hsu Chin Miao and Yeow Ju Li There was no better place to begin our trip and introduction to Indian art history than a visit to the National Museum, New Delhi, where we were awed by the richness of the Indus Valley civilisation as seen through its collection of Harrapan, Mauryan and Buddhist artefacts, and miniature paintings (Fig. 1). There, we learnt about the iconography Read more....

Taipei Study Trip – Delving Into Relational Aesthetics

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by Stephanie Xatart and Samantha Segar The much anticipated study trip of the Asian Art Histories 2014/15 Master’s Programme took us to Taipei, Taiwan. The trip was from 9 Dec to 13 Dec 2014. There we were delighted to explore many facets of Taipei’s vibrant and edgy art scene. The first stage of our cultural journey took us to the Taipei Biennale where we attempted to come to terms with Read more....

Hong Kong Study Trip : Under the Surface – 15 to 19 December 2013

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by Marie-Pierre Mol When the decision was taken to go to Hong Kong for the study trip, my classmates and I were looking forward having a good time in a city that we had already previously explored. However, to our pleasant surprise, this study trip was an opportunity to discover unexplored cultural territories. In Hong Kong, like in Singapore, land is scarce and thus expensive, and exhibition spaces Read more....

Understanding Vietnam’s Contemporary Art : A Study Trip to Hanoi, Vietnam

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by Durriya Dohadwala - The MA in Asian Art Histories programme includes in its curriculum a study trip to a regional country to understand ways in which the cultural and social environment shapes its art production as well as provide networking opportunities with the local art community. For the cohort of 2012, the study trip was to Hanoi, Vietnam and took place from June 6-10, 2013. Our group Read more....

A Study visit to Jogjakarta

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by Rohaya Binte Mustapha - From 8th to 12th December 2011, eight students from the Master of Art in in Asian Art Histories Programme and programme leader Jeffrey Say embarked on a study trip to Jogjakarta, Indonesia. The aim of such trips which form an integral part of the programme is to expose students to specific social and cultural contexts, to open up learning outside of the academic environment Read more....