A batch of institutions that opened over the past decade are pushing boundaries in a region known for government censorship of art.
Museums have always been both window and mirror: they provide a lens into our society while also functioning as a way to reflect upon our own lives.
Karim Raslan is a well-known Southeast Asian commentator and columnist. Follow Karim on Twitter: @fromKMR | Instagram: fromkmr
This article is published in collaboration with Ceritalah ASEAN. It is also published on the South China Morning Post.
Disclaimer: All opinions expressed in this article are the author’s own and do not necessarily reflect the views of the ASEAN Economic Forum.