“our modern spaces as political communication” – tour, 26 october 2019

“our modern spaces as political communication” – tour, 26 october 2019

The guided walking tour “Our Modern Spaces as Political Communication” explored lighthouse projects of postcolonial modernism in Jakarta.
architecture offices tour, jakarta, 25 october 2019

architecture offices tour, jakarta, 25 october 2019

Together with local experts, the project team took a tour exploring contemporary architecture practice in Jakarta on 25 October.
“occupying modernism” – exhibition, kopi manyar, 25 october to 15 november 2019

“occupying modernism” – exhibition, kopi manyar, 25 october to 15 november 2019

For the SEAM Space Jakarta curators Avianti Armand and Setiadi Sopandi teamed up with Rifandi S. Nugroho to create the exhibition “Occupying > Modernism: Impressions on Indonesian Modernist Spaces”.
“occupying modernism” – exhibition opening, 24 october 2019

“occupying modernism” – exhibition opening, 24 october 2019

The exhibition “Occupying > Modernism: Impressions on Indonesian Modernist Spaces” at Kopi Manyar was officially opened on 24 October.
“disclosing our modern spaces” – talk, kopi manyar, 24 october 2019

“disclosing our modern spaces” – talk, kopi manyar, 24 october 2019

Prior to the official opening of the “Occupying Modernism” exhibition at Kopi Manyar, the curators organised a panel discussion entitled “Disclosing Our Modern Spaces”.
“(re)producing fear and joy” – seminar series / talk, 23 october 2019

“(re)producing fear and joy” – seminar series / talk, 23 october 2019

The archive exhibition “Visualization of the national history: From, by and for whom?” formed the research framework for the seminar series “(Re)Producing fear and joy: From, by and for whom?”, which was realised by Grace Samboh at Gudskul.
taman mini indonesia indah tour, 22 october 2019

taman mini indonesia indah tour, 22 october 2019

Together with the curators and students of "From, by and for whom?", the project team went on an excursion to Taman Mini Indonesia Indah.
“from, by and for whom?”– archive exhibition, gudskul, 5 to 26 october 2019

“from, by and for whom?”– archive exhibition, gudskul, 5 to 26 october 2019

The archive exhibition “Visualization of the national history: From, by and for whom?” provides the spatial anchor point of the project to conduct a seminar series with workshops and public talks as well as various excursions.
visit of the german ambassador to the SEAM space phnom penh

visit of the german ambassador to the SEAM space phnom penh

On 16 October we had the great honour of welcoming the Ambassador of the German Embassy in Phnom Penh, Mr. Christian Berger, to the SEAM Space Phnom Penh.
architectural lab phnom penh

architectural lab phnom penh

The Architectural Lab is a two-month research project focusing on archiving modernist architecture in Phnom Penh, documenting Cambodia’s Modern architectural heritage online.
architecture tour phnom penh, 13 october 2019

architecture tour phnom penh, 13 october 2019

The project team together with interested attendees went on a guided New Khmer Architecture tour through Phnom Penh.
lectures in phnom penh, 12 october 2019

lectures in phnom penh, 12 october 2019

A public lecture event about Phnom Penh’s urban changes since postcolonial independency and the story of Cambodian architect Lu Ban Hap attracted an interested audience.
SEAM space opening in phnom penh, 10 october 2019

SEAM space opening in phnom penh, 10 october 2019

The first of the four SEAM Spaces opened its gates in Phnom Penh, Cambodia on 10 October. About 150 guests followed the invitation to see Folding Concrete that Thursday evening.
“folding concrete” – SEAM space in phnom penh

“folding concrete” – SEAM space in phnom penh

The exhibition Folding Concrete is the heart of the SEAM Space in Phnom Penh. Carefully arranged, the individual exhibits open up an exciting dialogue with each other.
exploratory tour berlin and dessau

exploratory tour berlin and dessau

Following the symposium on Friday, the curators from Jakarta, Phnom Penh, Singapore, and Yangon went on a four-day exploratory tour together with the team from Berlin.
symposium in berlin, 30 august 2019

symposium in berlin, 30 august 2019

As a public prelude to the project Encounters with Southeast Asian Modernism, the symposium in Berlin brought together international curators and experts to explore the history and presence of modernism in Southeast Asia in four select cities.
time for kick-off!

time for kick-off!

After many months of researching, planning, networking, and organizing, Encounters with Southeast Asian Modernism will now officially be kicked-off.