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A Journey Through Asian Art - Netflix

By: Editor On: Tue 18 June 2019
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Join Alison Carroll, as she looks beyond the immediate, the new and the different. East Asian art, which the West finds so exciting, has emerged from a variety of traditions, some Asian, some European, some American.

A Journey Through Asian Art - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 10 minutes

Premier: 2014-07-25

A Journey Through Asian Art - Amanda Heng - Netflix

Amanda Heng (Chinese: 王良吟; pinyin: Wáng Liáng Yín; born 1951) is a female contemporary artist, curator and speaker from Singapore, who works in Singapore and internationally. As an artist she has a multidisciplinary practice, working collaboratively in contemporary art exhibitions, performance, forums, workshops and art interventions. Her practice explores themes of national identity, collective memory and social relationships, gender politics and other social issues in urban, contemporary Singaporean society.

A Journey Through Asian Art - Background - Netflix

Heng graduated from LASALLE College of the Arts with a Diploma in printmaking. In Singapore she helped to establish The Artists Village, the first artist-run space in Singapore. In 1988, she then went on to pursue her further studies in art at London, at the Central St Martins School of Art and Design, which is now under the University of the Arts London which she attained her Bachelor of Arts. Amanda has lectured in Nanyang Technology University and the National Institute of Education. She also supervises MA students in LaSalle College of the Arts. She sat on the selection and curatorial committee for the President's Young Talents Exhibition 2009 in Singapore. In 2010, she was presented with the Cultural Medallion and had her first solo retrospective show at the Singapore Art Museum (SAM) in 2011, titled “Amanda Heng: Speak To Me, Walk With Me”. In 2014 Heng appeared in the TV series A Journey Through Asian Art.

A Journey Through Asian Art - References - Netflix


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