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Issue 7
The Heterogeneous South
The Heterogeneous South
Editorial​
Hongjohn LIN
The notion of the South has been generating heated discussions and debates in art and curating practices for the past several decades. Positioned passively in relation to the Global North, the South represents the asymmetrical allocation of social, cultural, economic, technological and political capitals, due to the long history of globalization, colonialism and global militarism. The South is an umbrella term used for designating the dire human conditions of the poor who suffer psychological and cognitive cultural symptoms around the world…….
Issue 7 The Heterogeneous South
Manray Hsu
Foreword
For a long time, Kaohsiung, along with the whole southern region of Taiwan, the so-called South, is geographically, economically, and politically in a relatively marginalized position in the national hierarchy of power. In a global context, the term South designates the southern countries colonized by the West in the early modern period. It also refers to the unequally developed Third World during the period of post WWII modernization, or the so-called ‘Global South’ that emerged from the globalization of late capitalism. Thus, the South has become synonymous with the subjugated caste, namely the sub-altern, which development programs have silenced and sacrificed, stripping the disenfranchised natives of their voice and social mobility in deference to the power that be……
Issue 7 The Heterogeneous South
Ayos Purwoaji
Curatorial practices began to develop in Java, ever since the Dutch colonization took hold of the archipelago. Traces of their development can be found in old museums throughout Java, that still stand even today. Among them is the National Museum in Jakarta, originating from an institution known as Bataviaasch Genootschap van Kunsten…
Issue 7 The Heterogeneous South
Pei-Yi Lu
Since 2016, a “South Fever” has come into vogue in Taiwan, one whose popularity has witnessed continued growth. Unlike the trend of “Discovering the South” that began in the 1990s, and the subsequent endeavors to increase the visibility of “the South perspectives”, this “South Fever” serves as a reminder for us to reflect on “the South’s” pressing…
Archive
Archive

Issue 7 The Heterogeneous South
Editorial / The Heterogeneous SouthHongjohn Lin
The South - An art of asking and listening Manray Hsu
Uncharted Territory: The Roots of Curatorial Practices in Eastern Indonesia Ayos Purwoaji
South Fever: The South as a Method in Taiwan Contemporary CuratingPei-Yi Lu

Issue 6 The Beginning of Curating
Editorial / The Beginning of CuratingSandy Hsiu-chih Lo
Are Curators Really Needed? Bùi Kim Đĩnh
The Documents 15 and the Concept of Lumbung ruangrupa
The Three Axes of Curating: Ethics, Politics, and AestheticsSandy Hsiu-chih Lo

Issue 5 Curatorial Episteme
Editorial / Curatorial EpistemeHongjohn Lin
Epistemic EncountersHenk Slager
The Curatorial ThingHongjohn Lin
Ethics of CuratingMeng-Shi Chen

Issue 4 Curatorial Consciousness in the Times of Post-Nationalism
Editorial /​ Curatorial Consciousness in the Times of Post-NationalismManray Hsu
When Kacalisian Culture Meets the Vertical City: Contemporary Art from Greater SandimenManray Hsu
Pathways and Challenges: Art History in the Context of Global Contemporary ArtJau-Lan Guo
Curating Commemoration: Conditions of Political Choreography, a Performance Exhibition in RetrospectSophie Goltz

Issue 3 Curating Performativity
Editorial /​ Curating PerformativityI-wen Chang
Choreographing Exhibitions: Performative Curatorgraphy in TaiwanI-wen Chang
Living and Working Together in the Now Normal: Visual Arts and Co. at Bangkok Art and Culture CentrePawit Mahasarinand
The Curatorial as A Praxis of DisobedienceMiya Yoshida

Issue 2 Curators' Living Rooms
Editorial /​ Curators' Living RoomsSandy Hsiu-chih Lo
Extended Living Room: Space and Conversationruangrupa(Ade Darmawan, Mirwan Andan)
Freeing the Weights of the HabitualRaqs Media Collective
Curating TopographySandy Hsiu-chih Lo

Issue 1 Curatography
Editorial /​ One Step Forward, Two Steps BackwardHongjohn Lin
What is Curatography?Hongjohn Lin
Les fleurs américainesYoann Gourmel, Elodie Royer​
There are No Blank SlatesEileen Legaspi Ramirez​
Issue 7 The Heterogeneous South

Issue 6 The Beginning of Curating

Issue 5 Curatorial Episteme

Issue 4 Curatorial Consciousness in the Times of Post-Nationalism

Issue 3 Curating Performativity

Issue 2 Curators' Living Rooms

Issue 1 Curatography