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SUNSHOWER: Contemporary Art from Southeast Asia 1980s to Now
■Period:03 November, 2017 - 25 December, 2017
■Venue:Exhibition Gallery ABC
Following the rapid economic growth of the region, Southeast Asia's contemporary Art came to obtain much attention in the international art scene. Just like "sunshower," sudden rainfall in the sunshine, the development and difficulty cannot be separated in the history of Southeast Asian art. The exhibition covers a wide range of art from 10 Southeast Asian countries from the 1980s to present during which the area experienced colonialization and independence, dictatorship and democratization, as well as economic growth and widening of the economic gap through multiple perspectives such as striving for freedom, community, and history.
Liew Kung Yu (Malaysia) "Bandar Sri Tiang Kolom (City of Towering Columns)" (from the series "Cadangan-Cadangan Untuk Negaraku (Proposals for My Country)") 2009 Courtesy: Artist
Korakrit Arunanondchai (Thailand) "Painting with history in a room filled with people with funny names 3" 2015. Courtesy: Carlos/Ishikawa London; Clearing Brussels/New York
Felix Bacolor(Philippines) "Stormy Weather" 2009/2017, Collection of the artist
Installation view: "SUNSHOWER: Contemporary Art from Southeast Asia 1980s to Now," Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, 2017
Photo: Kioku Keizo / Photo courtesy: Mori Art Museum, Tokyo
PeriodFriday 3 November - Monday 25 December 2017
VenueExhibition Gallery ABC
AdmissionAdult \800 (600) High school / College \500 (300) Free for Junior High School and under
*( ) shows a price for an advanced ticket or an individual in a group of 20 or more.
* Includes admission to the permanent collection in Asia Gallery.
OrganiserFukuoka Asian Art Museum / The Nishinippon Shimbun / TVQ Kyushu Broadcasting
Co-organiserThe National Art Center, Tokyo / Mori Art Museum / The Japan Foundation Asia Center
Funded byPola Art Foundation
InquiryFukuoka Asian Art Museum / 092-263-1100
RemarksClose: Wednesdays
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