Asia

  • Stone faces in Cambodia. Photo by Tammy Ho.
    February 17, 2016 | Tammy Ho Lai-Ming
    Stone faces in Cambodia. Photo by Tammy Ho. In the second installment of “Asian Traumatic Poetics” (to read part 1, click here), I will look at two more poems published in Cha that discuss a...
  • Chris Beckett, One & Other, by Antony Gormley, Trafalgar Square, London, 2009.
    February 10, 2016 | Tammy Ho Lai-Ming
    Chris Beckett, One & Other, by Antony Gormley, Trafalgar Square, London, 2009. In this post and one that will follow next week, I will explore the representation of personal trauma in po...
  • Migrant Workers Poetry Competition
    January 14, 2015 | Dipika Mukherjee
    Dipika Mukherjee reports on the first-ever Migrant Workers Poetry Competition in Singapore, at which construction-site laborers read their poems in November. Rarely is poetry, with its messy...
  • Hartwig HKD, “Black Icarus,” 2010
    September 4, 2014 | Tammy Ho Lai-Ming
    Hartwig HKD, “Black Icarus,” 2010. Old photographs and their conventions are both familiar and foreign to us, with their alienated and uncanny appeal. They also often seem very formal and stiff compa...
  • Human book chain made of 14,000 Latvians
    January 24, 2014 | Kaitlin Hawkins
    Fun Finds: Watch the video of 14,000 Latvians who formed a human chain to deliver books to a new library. News, Reviews, and Interviews Liu Xia, wife of Nobel Peace Prize laureate Li...

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