Born in 1978. Lives in Macao, China and Lisbon, Portugal. Leonor Veiga received her PhD from Leiden University (2018) with the dissertation entitled "The Third Avant-Garde: Contemporary Art from Southeast Asia Recalling Tradition" in which her research at Fukuoka Asian Art Museum is reflected.
［Residence Program］ Nov 1, 2017〜Nov 30, 2017
Leonor Veiga Official website
Activities during the residency
Leonor Veiga researches the role of public museums in forming the idea of contemporary Southeast Asian art. The research has been reflected in her PhD dissertation "The Third Avant-Garde: Contemporary Art from Southeast Asia Recalling Tradition."
During her residency, she participated in the Socially Engaged Art in Asia Pacific symposium that was held in accordance with the exhibition "SUNSHOWER: Contemporary Art from Southeast Asia 1980s to Now." Veiga also wrote a text about the works by Krupa Makjija, a FAAM resident artist, who did her exhibition while Veiga was in Fukuoka.
Introduction of Fukuoka Asian Art Museum on "Leiden Arts in Society Blog"
Socially Engaged Art in Asia Pacific
Presenters: Leonor Veiga, James Jack (Artist, Social Art Lab, Kyushu University), Healoha Johnston (Curator, Honolulu Museum of Art), Nakao Tomomichi (Curator, Fukuoka Asian Art Museum)
Venue: Ajibi Hall