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Since the establishment of the first human settlements in the late 19th century, the ecosystem of Christmas Island—a small volcanic outcrop in the Indian Ocean which was transferred from Singapore to Australia in 1958—underwent dramatic changes.…

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By inhabitants in collaboration with Margarida Mendes Deep sea mining is a new frontier of resource extraction located on the ocean seabed. It is set to begin in the next few years, as the technology is currently under development. Mining companies…

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Envisioned in 1956 by Indonesian artist Iljas Hussein*, along waves of gravity –a solidar y of holes was to be a monument to the short-lived Principal Liaison Centre (PLC) established in Singapore in 1926. Pivotal in the international surge of…

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Naked Spaces—Living is Round, Trinh T. Minh-ha, 1985 16mm transferred to digital file, colour, sound, 135 min Rating: PG13 (This film contains some nudity) Six West African countries (Mauritania, Mali, Burkina Faso, Togo, Benin and Senegal) stand in…

Referencing the works of Zarina Bhimji and Trinh T. Minh-ha in the exhibition Paradise Lost, Dr Stefano Harney investigates the renewed power of postcolonial critique today. By returning to the great thinkers of the “colonial situation” and its…

The first session of a two-part conversation, this panel discussion will focus on the book Arus Balik (1995) by Indonesian author Pramoedya Ananta Toer, which is the starting point for the eponymous exhibition that will be on view. Three of the…

Deeply enmeshed with the political complexities of the Bengal region, the artistic practice of Munem Wasif addresses the aftermaths of colonialism, issues of environmental exploitation, and the social repercussions of divisive border policing in the…
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