Research Cluster | ‘An Invocation to the Earth’ Yeo Siew Hua

These resources introduce the modern, mythic, and traditional bodies of knowledge that cast a spell over Yeo Siew Hua’s An Invocation to the Earth. As proposed by collaborators Jhesset Thrina Enano and Zarina Muhammad, the following links and books delve into the diverse beliefs of animism in Southeast Asia, the spectre facing environmental defenders in the Philippines, the roots and evolution of the Hungry Ghost Festival, and the stories of Sang Kancil, a series of traditional fables popular in the region.

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Topic:
Staging Resistances. Politics of Speech and Silence
Date:
02/10 2020
Season:
01
Episode:
01
Format:
Research Cluster
Produced by:
NTU Centre for Contemporary Art Singapore
Curated by:
Dan Koh
Artist:
Yeo Siew Hua
SDGs
  • Climate action
  • Life on land
  • Peace, justice and strong institutions