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- Institute of Southast Asian Studies, University of Singapore

Dates:July 01-02, 2010
Description:The Culture of Value and the Value of Culture: The Socio-economic Life of Southeast Asian Art
Location:Singapore, Singapore
Subject:The production of art is a political, ideological and economic activity. It can only be properly comprehended within the political economy of artists, the state, private or public funders, auction houses, academics, critics, patrons and audience-consumers. This conference seeks to examine how this political economy shapes the economic value, cultural capital, and artistic importance of Southeast Asian art. It will examine what the late Pierre Bourdieu termed ňďcultural intermediariesňŇ who are responsible for the politics of inclusion and exclusion of Southeast Asian art, as well as the forces which inform these politics. Conference Themes 1. Art and National Histories 2. The Role of Cultural Intermediaries 3. The Economics of Art 4. The Policies of Art 5. The Production of Art 6. The Consumption of Art [gem╠_╠┘ den Informationen des Anbieters - according to site editor's information]
JEL Code:Z


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