october 1–15, 2018

Books

  • Yoko Tawada, The Last Children of Tokyo, translated by Margaret Mitsutani
  • David B., Black Paths, trans. Nora Mahony
  • Joshua Mattson, A Short Film about Disappointment
  • Lucy Hughes-Hallett, The Pike: Gabriele D’Annunzio, Poet, Seducer and Preacher of War
  • Italo Svevo, A Perfect Hoax, trans. J. G. Nichols
  • Umberto Saba, Ernesto, trans. Mark Thompson
  • Eve Babitz, Sex & Rage
  • Luis Francia, The Beauty of Ghosts: Five Voices: A Theater of Poetry

Films

  • Senso, directed by Luchino Visconti

september 16–30, 2018

Books

  • Elsa Morante, The World Saved by Kids and Other Epics, translated by Cristina Viti
  • Giovanni Verga, Little Novels of Sicily, trans. D. H. Lawrence
  • Sergio de la Pava, Lost Empress
  • Fleur Jaeggy, I Am the Brother of XX, trans. Gini Alhadeff
  • Violette Leduc, The Lady and the Little Fox Fur, trans. Derek Coltman
  • Cesare Pavese, _The Beautiful Summer, trans. W. J. Strachan
  • Cesare Pavese, The Beach, trans. R. W. Flint
  • Goh Poh Seng, Tall Tales and Misadventures of a Young Westernized Oriental Gentleman
  • Sally Rooney, Conversations with Friends
  • Sally Rooney, Normal People
  • Lydia Millet, Fight No More
  • Cesare Pavese, Among Women Only, trans. R. W. Flint
  • Charles Bernstein, Republics of Reality 1975–1995
  • Lily Tuck, Woman of Rome: A Life of Elsa Morante
  • Charles Williams, The Greater Trumps

Films

  • WUSA, directed by Stuart Rosenberg

Exhibits

  • “Wei Leng Tay: Crossings,” NUS Museum
  • “Of Place and A Paradox,” NUS Museum
  • “Yeo Shih Yun: Diaries, Marking Time And Other Preoccupations,” NUS Museum
  • “Chow and Lin: Homeless,” NUS Museum

september 1–15, 2018

Books

  • Jean-Patrick Manchette, The Prone Gunman, translated by James Brook
  • George S. Schuyler, Black No More
  • Eka Kurniawan, Vengeance Is Mine, All Others Pay Cash, trans. Annie Tucker
  • Edoardo Nesi, Infinite Summer, trans. Alice Kilgarriff
  • Natalia Ginzburg, The Manzoni Family, trans. Marie Evans
  • Joseph Roth, Hotel Savoy, trans. Jonathan Katz
  • Karel Čapek, War with the Newts, trans. M. & R. Weatherall
  • Alessandro Manzoni, The Betrothed, trans. Bruce Penman
  • Giovanni Verga, The House by the Medlar Tree, trans. Eric Mosbacher
  • Luigi Pirandello, Each in His Own Way, trans. Arthur Livingston

Films

  • 버닝 (Burning), directed by Lee Chang-dong
  • Trouble in Paradise, dir. Ernst Lubitsch
  • La terra trema, dir. Luchino Visconti

Exhibits

  • “APB Foundation Signature Art Prize 2018,” Singapore Art Museum
  • “Gilles Massot: The Probability of Veracity Part 2: The Reenactments (from analogue to digital),” Objectifs Centre for Photography and Film
  • “Darren Soh: Before It All Goes: Architecture from Singapore’s Early Independence Years,” Objectifs Centre for Photography and Film
  • “Intriguing Uncertainties,’ Parkview Museum

august 16–31, 2018

Books

  • Roberto Bolaño, Woes of the True Policeman, translated by Natasha Wimmer
  • S. A. Chakraborty, The City of Brass
  • Guy Davenport, The Death of Picasso: New & Selected Writing
  • Emil Ferris, My Favorite Thing Is Monsters
  • Amanda Lee Koh, Ministry of Moral Panic
  • Norman Lewis, An Empire of the East: Travels in Indonesia
  • Redmond O’Hanlon, Into the Heart of Borneo
  • Dorothy Iannone, This Sweetness Outside of Time: A Retrospective of Paintings, Objects, Books, and Films from 1959 to 2014

Films

  • Maurizio Cattelan: Be Right Back, directed by Maura Axelrod
  • Córki dancingu (The Lure), dir. Agnieszka Smoczyńska
  • Jaws, dir. Steven Spielberg

Exhibits

  • “Spaces,” Ota Fine Arts
  • “From the Archives,” Mizuma Gallery
  • “FX Harsono: Reminiscence,” Sullivan & Strumpf
  • “From Now On,” Partners & Mucciaccia
  • “Si Jae Byun: Momentary,” Chan + Hori Contemporary
  • “Jia Peng: No Phase,” Element Art Space
  • “Kamin Lertchaiprasert: ‘     ‘,” Chan + Hori Contemporary
  • “Ronson Culibrina: Above Sea Level,” Yavuz Gallery
  • “Lim Tiong Ghee: Echoing Fragments,” The Private Museum

august 1–15, 2018

Books

  • Ross Macdonald, The Doomsters
  • Idra Novey, Those Who Knew
  • Roberto Bolaño, The Third Reich, translated by Natasha Wimmer
  • Jean-Patrick Manchette, The Mad and the Bad, trans. Donald Nicholson-Smith
  • Carson McCullers, The Member of the Wedding
  • Jean-Patrick Manchette, Three to Kill, trans. Donald Nicholson-Smith
  • Jean-Patrick Manchette, Fatale, trans. Donald Nicholson-Smith
  • Iris Origo, A Chill in the Air: An Italian War Diary 1939–1940
  • William Maxwell, So Long, See You Tomorrow
  • Roberto Bolaño, Antwerp, trans. Natasha Wimmer
  • Margaret Mazzantini, Morning Sea, trans. Ann Gagliardi
  • Jean-Patrick Manchette, Ivory Pearl, trans. Donald Nicholson-Smith
  • Elliott Chaze, Black Wings Has My Angel
  • Nick Drnaso, Sabrina
  • Emmanuel Carrère, The Kingdom, trans. John Lambert
  • Elizabeth Jenkins, The Tortoise and the Hare

Films

  • My Entire High School Sinking into the Sea, directed by Dash Shaw
  • King Kong, dir. John Guillermin

Exhibits

  • “Ein Künstlermuseum für Berlin: Karl Schmidt-Rottluff, Leopold Reidemeister und Werner Düttman,” Brücke-Museum, Berlin
  • “Was war Europa?” Kunsthaus Dahlem, Berlin
  • “Karol Broniatowski: Im Moment,” Kunsthaus Dahlem, Berlin
  • “Handmade Readymades: Jasper Johns, Roy Lichtenstein, Robert Rauschenberg & James Rosenquist,” STPI, Singapore

july 16–31, 2018

Books

  • James Hadley Chase, No Orchids for Miss Blandish
  • George Mikes, How to Be an Alien
  • Jeff Wall, Marcel Duchamp: Étant donnés
  • Helen DeWitt, Lightning Rods
  • Carson McCullers, Reflections in a Golden Eye
  • Ross Macdonald, Find a Victim
  • Ross Macdonald, The Barbarous Coast

Films

  • Der Himmel über Berlin (Wings of Desire), directed by Wim Wenders

Exhibits

  • Gemäldegalerie, Berlin
  • “Food Revolution 5.0: Design for Tomorrow’s Society,” Kunstgewerbemuseum, Berlin
  • “Hello World. Revising a Collection,” Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin
  • “Görlitz – A Cultural Heritage Site Resurrected,” Kunstbibliothek, Berlin
  • “Covered in Time and History: The Films of Ana Mendieta,” Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin
  • “Louise Bourgeois: The Empty House,” Schinkel Pavillon, Berlin
  • “Untie to Tie: For the Record,” ifa Gallery, Berlin
  • “We Don’t Need Another Hero: 10th Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art,” Akademie der Künste, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin
  • “Gerhard Richter. Abstraktion,” Museum Barberini, Potsdam
  • “Congo Tales. Geschichten aus Mbomo,” Museum Barberini, Potsdam
  • “Vom Expressionismus zum Informel,” Museum Barberini, Potsdam
  • “Kunst in Berlin 1880–1980,” Berlinische Galerie
  • “Loredana Nemes: Gier Angst Liebe Fotografien 2008–2018,” Berlinische Galerie
  • “Carsten Nicolai: Tele,” Berlinische Galerie
  • “Prabhavathi Meppayil: B/Seven Eighths,” Esther Schipper, Berlin

july 1–15, 2018

Books

  • Sheere Ng, This Is Not a Food Magazine
  • Cheryl Julia Lee, We Were Always Eating Expired Things
  • Melissa De Silva, “Others” Is Not a Race
  • Alfian Sa’at, The Invisible Manuscript
  • Vandana Singh, The Woman Who Thought She Was a Planet and Other Stories
  • Dave Chua & Koh Hong Teng, Gone Case: The Complete Graphic Novel
  • Gwee Li Sui, Myth of the Stone
  • Isa Kamari, Rawa, translated by R. Krishnan
  • Luigi Pirandello, Six Characters in Search of an Author, trans. Edward Storer
  • Luigi Pirandello, Six Characters in Search of an Author, trans. Anthony Mortimer
  • Fleur Jaeggy, These Possible Lives, trans. Minna Zallman Proctor

june 16–30, 2018

Books

  • Graham Greene, The Quiet American
  • Eugene Burdick & William Lederer, The Ugly American
  • Emmanuel Carrère, Class Trip, translated by Linda Coverdale
  • Emmanuel Carrère, The Mustache, trans. Lanie Goodman
  • Daryl Qilin Yam, Kappa Quartet
  • Luigi Pirandello, Liolà, trans. Eric Bentley & Gerardo Guerrieri
  • Luigi Pirandello, It Is So! (If You Think So), trans. Arthur Livingston
  • Luigi Pirandello, Henry IV, trans. Edward Storer
  • Pramoedya Ananta Toer, This Earth of Mankind, trans. Max Lane

june 1–15, 2018

Books

  • Anne Boyer, A Handbook of Disappointed Fate
  • Michel Houellebecq, H. P. Lovecraft: Against the World, Against Life, translated by Dorna Khazeni
  • Homer, The Odyssey, trans. Emily Wilson
  • Charif Majdalani, Moving the Palace, trasn. Edward Gauvin
  • Samuel Steward, Philip Sparrow Tells All: Lost Essays by Samuel Steward, Writer, Professor, Tattoo Artist, ed. Jeremy Mulderig

Films

  • French Waves, directed by Julian Starke

Exhibits

  • “Caravaggio: Opera Omnia,” BACC, Bangkok
  • “Narongyot Thongyu: A Child’s World in the Days of Adults,” People’s Gallery, BACC
  • “Kraiwit Phothikul: Equivalent,” People’s Gallery, BACC
  • “Jittima Pholsawek: Let Me Dance,” People’s Gallery, BACC
  • “Yeoh Choo Kuan: Lights In,” Tang Contemporary Art, Bangkok
  • “Rituals: Ink, Oil, Cotton, and Thread,” Nova Contemporary, Bangkok
  • “Designing Informality: Inhabitable Chariots for Daily Rituals,” H Gallery, Bangkok
  • “Mit Jai Inn: Beautiful Futures,” H Gallery, Bangkok
  • “Pericles Boutos: Present – Official Function,” Kathmandu Photo Gallery, Bangkok
  • “Prawit Lumcharoen: Sick Boy เด็กห่วย,” Number 1 Gallery, Bangkok

may 16–31, 2018

Books

  • René Daumal, A Night of Serious Drinking, translated by David Coward & E. A. Lovatt
  • Michel Tournier, Friday, trans. Norman Denny
  • Patty Yumi Cottrell, Sorry to Disrupt the Peace
  • J. M. Coetzee, Foe
  • Primo Levi, If This Is a Man, trans. Stuart Woolf

Exhibits

  • “(Re)collect: The Making of Our Art Collection,” National Gallery Singapore
  • Borobudur, Indonesia
  • Prambanban, Indonesia
  • Taman Sari, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
  • “Artjog 2018”, National Museum of Yogyakarta, Indonesia