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    Back row (speakers): Nguyen Thi Thanh Mai, Khvay Samnang, Syafiatudina, Roger Nelson

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    Syafiatudina, Roger Nelson

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    Khvay Samnang

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    Nguyen Thi Thanh Mai

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    Nguyen Thi Thanh Mai, Khvay Samnang, Syafiatudina, Roger Nelson

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Mapping Southeast Asia

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MAPPING SOUTHEAST ASIA: CONTEMPORARY ART AND PUBLIC SPACE

On the occasion of the Asia-Pacific-Weeks Berlin 2015 KfW Stiftung invites you to a panel talk with the current KfW Stiftung grant holders. 

Tuesday,19 May 2015, 6pm
Federal Foreign Office, Berlin
Willy-Brandt-Saal 

Welcome
Dr. Ulrich Schröder
Board KfW Stiftung 

Dr. Bernd von Münchow-Pohl
Head of Division for Goethe-Institut, Institute for Foreign Cultural Relations, Bilateral Cultural Societies, Federal Foreign Office 

Introduction
Dr. Nicola Müllerschön
Programme Manager Arts & Culture, KfW Stiftung 

Panel Talk
Khvay Samnang
Artist, Phnom Penh/Kambodscha 

Nguyen Thi Thanh Mai
Artist, Hue/Vietnam 

Syafiatudina
Curator, Yogyakarta/Indonesien 

Hosted by
Roger Nelson
Independent curator, Phnom Penh/Kambodscha 

Khvay Samnang (based in Phnom Penh, Cambodia) focuses in his work on the humanitarian and ecological impacts of expropriation, land grabbing and unrestrained growth in Cambodia. 

Nguyen Thi Thanh Mai (based in Hue, Vietnam) deals with notions of identity, belonging and human rights and talks about her research in fishing communities on the Vietnamese-Cambodian border. 

Syafiatudina is the co-director of KUNCI Cultural Studies Center in Yogyakarta, an institutional pioneer in Indonesia. Dealing with the relationship between the public, communities and common property, her curatorial work takes a collaborative and participatory approach. 

Roger Nelson (based in Phnom Penh) is an independent curator and scholar. He has directed a large number of curatorial projects and conducted extensive research on contemporary art in Southeast Asia. He is co-founder of the journal SOUTHEAST OF NOW: Directions in Contemporary and Modern Art and fellow at the research programme Ambitious Alignments: New Histories of Southeast Asian Art of The Getty Foundation.

Tuesday,19 May 2015, 6pm

Auswärtiges Amt, Berlin
Willy-Brandt-Saal

Dr. Nicola Müllerschön
Programme Manager Arts & Culture