Tony Godfrey

Tony Godfrey

Tony Godfrey is an art historian and curator.Research Focus1. Conceptual art in Southeast Asia (Maritime) and its relationship to conceptual art globally 2. The status of conceptual art and nature of installation art in Southeast Asia

Tony Godfrey is an art historian and curator. His most recent curatorial collaboration was “Far away, but strangely familiar: twenty-three contemporary artists from the Philippines” (2019). From 2014 to 2020, he published Tuesday in the Tropics, an online-distributed illustrated weekly letter. In 2020, his book on the Chinese painter Ding Yi was published (co-written with Wang Kaimei, publ. Lund Humphries), as was his history of contemporary art, The Story of Contemporary Art (Thames and Hudson). He was a research fellow at NTU CCA Singapore in 2015.

Research Focus

1. Conceptual art in Southeast Asia (Maritime) and its relationship to conceptual art globally

2. The status of conceptual art and nature of installation art in Southeast Asia