Jen Wei Ting

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Jen Wei Ting is an essayist, novelist and critic whose work has been published in The Economist, Time Magazine, Electric Literature, Room Magazine, and more. Born in Singapore and educated in the US and Japan, she lives and thinks in multiple languages including Chinese, Japanese and Korean, and is a prize-winning Chinese screenwriter.

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Cover Photo: Detail of Juan Luna's 'España y Filipinas' (1888)/National Gallery Singapore/Photograph courtesy of the author
Unlearning the Colonial Gaze in Southeast Asian Art

Southeast Asia is a colonial construct, a modern concoction brewed from the dregs of centuries-long imperial conquest.

Mar 28, 2022