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Fresh Take

In April 2021, Art & Market announced its second iteration of the ‘Fresh Take’ writing contest. This edition was held in partnership with KONNECT ASEAN, an ASEAN Foundation arts and cultural programme funded by the Republic of Korea, in search of new perspectives on the Southeast Asian or Korean art scene. We are pleased to announce the winners:

1st Prize: Lim Sheau Yun, Malaysia – The World Begins with a “Borneo Heart”
2nd Prize: Minji Chun, Republic of Korea – From Gwangju to the Globe
3rd Prize: Stephanie Yeap, Singapore – Review of “Sewing Discord’ at the Esplanade
Special Mention: Christian Lemuel Magaling, Philippines – ‘Homecoming / Eventually’ at UP Vargas Museum
Special Mention: Amirahvelda Priyono, Indonesia


The opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed herein are those of author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the ASEAN Foundation, ASEAN Secretariat, and ASEAN-Korea Cooperation Fund.