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Sundaram Tagore Gallery, 5 Lock Road 01–05, Gillman Barracks

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Please join us for a discussion about the work and legacy of Anthony Poon with T. K. Sabapathy, Singapore’s foremost art historian, curator and critic who has devoted decades to the research, documentation and support of contemporary art in Singapore and Malaysia. He has been a lecturer of art history at the National University of Singapore, Nanyang Technological Institution and National Institute of Education. He set up and headed Singapore’s pioneer art research facilities, the Contemporary Asian Art Centre and Asia Contemporary. He has also written articles, books, catalogues and artist monographs, making an invaluable contribution to the study of art in Southeast Asia. 

He is joined by Louis Ho, who is a curator at the Singapore Art Museum and oversees the Malaysian contemporary art portfolio. Prior to joining the Singapore Art Museum’s curatorial team, Ho was an independent art historian, critic and curator. He taught classes on Southeast Asian art at a number of local universities, including the National Institute of Education, where he still lectures. In addition to teaching, he has contributed reviews to publications such as Art Asia Pacific and Pipeline, and has written about the work of Jason Wee, Alan Oei and Loo Zihan, among others.

This event is free and open to the public. Kindly RSVP by emailing

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