Essay by Dr. Fiona Lee
How have arts practitioners, broadly construed, responded to recent street protests in Kuala Lumpur? How do their engagements with protests constitute
Southeast of Now: Directions in Contemporary and Modern Art in Asia,
Volume 1, Number 2, October 2017, pp. 65-90 (Article)
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Dr. Fiona Lee is a Lecturer in English at the University of Sydney. She researches and teaches in the fields of postcolonial studies, 20th- and 21st-century literature, and cultural studies. Her research explores the history of decolonisation and the Cold War in Southeast Asia, with a particular interest in Malaysia and Singapore, through the prisms of literature and the arts. From 2014–16, she held a postdoctoral fellowship in Cultural Studies at the Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore. She can be reached at email@example.com.