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A Sneak Peek at 'After Darkness: Southeast Asian Art in the Wake of History'

NEW YORK, September 5, 2017 — Does art have the power to change the world? Or does the world shape the evolution of art?

Contemporary artists from Southeast Asia tackle these questions through thought-provoking works featured in the new exhibition After Darkness: Southeast Asia in the Wake of Historyon view at Asia Society Museum from September 8th, 2017 to January 21, 2018. (30 sec.)

Exhibition Page: After Darkness: Southeast Asia in the Wake of History


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Policy
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Policy
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Policy

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Arts
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Arts
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Arts
 /  New York
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Education

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Education

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