Tikar as verb: in conversation: Yee I-Lann and Lucy Davis

Lucy Davis, I-Lann Yee

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    Abstract

    This conversation between Bornean artist Yee I-Lann and Lucy Davis (July 2020), weaves through a series of collaborative
    art projects that have been initiated by Yee and which are situated in and through practices of tikar (woven mat) making.
    The conversation resonates therefore, with topical themes pertaining to ecologies, materialities, collaborative practices,
    decolonisation and politics of display of vernacular craft in contemporary art contexts. Perhaps most importantly, this
    conversation also includes a series of thick descriptions; anecdotes and precious primary material pertaining to the multiple
    historic and contemporary worlds that might be hosted by the tikar.
    Original languageEnglish
    Article number5
    Pages (from-to)79-99
    Number of pages20
    JournalAntennae : Journal of Nature in Visual Culture
    VolumeUncontainable Natures Vol 2
    Issue number55
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Sept 2021
    MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed

    Keywords

    • Contemporary Art
    • Ecology
    • Materiality
    • Collaborative Feminist Practices
    • Decolonialism
    • Southeast Asia
    • Craft

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