An Interview with Tay Kheng Soon, one of the most prominent architects, planners, and critics of Singapore’s urban development.
The public conference "Housing Modernities" in Singapore was the closing event for the programme "Encounters with South East Asian Modernism" in 2019.
For the SEAM Space exhibition in Singapore, lead curator Ho Puay-peng has teamed up with Johannes Widodo and Nikhil Joshi, who have invited a large number of contributors to address the topic of housing in the early years after independence.
Greeting by the German Ambassador to Singapore, Dr. Ulrich A. Sante, at the opening of the exhibition "Housing Modernities".
The SEAM Space exhibition “Housing Modernities” was officially opened at URA Urban Redevelopment Authority in Singapore on 28 November 2019.
The public lecture day at the Goethe Institute Myanmar discussed the development of modern architecture in Yangon and it’s connection to the arts.
For the SEAM Space Yangon, curators Pwint and Win Thant Win Shwin worked closely with documentary filmmaker Kriz Chan Nyein and the Berlin team to create the multifaceted exhibition, “Synthesis of Myanmar Modernity”.
The exhibition "Synthesis of Myanmar Modernity" was officially opened at Goethe-Institut Myanmar in Yangon on 20 November.
The guided walking tour “Our Modern Spaces as Political Communication” explored lighthouse projects of postcolonial modernism in Jakarta.
Together with local experts, the project team took a tour exploring contemporary architecture practice in Jakarta on 25 October.
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”.
The exhibition “Occupying Modernism: Impressions on Indonesian Modernist Spaces” at Kopi Manyar was officially opened on 24 October.
Prior to the official opening of the “Occupying Modernism” exhibition at Kopi Manyar, the curators organized a panel discussion entitled “Disclosing Our Modern Spaces”.
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 created by Grace Samboh at Gudskul.
The archive exhibition “Visualization of the National History: From, by and for whom?” provides a spatial anchor for the project to conduct a seminar series with workshops and public talks as well as various excursions.
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.