About the book:
Celebration the Source – Water Festivities of Southeast Asia is a publication by the Association of Southeast Asian Nations Committee on Culture and Information (ASEAN-COCI) that promises a fascinating passage through the extraordinary water festivities of the ASEAN region.
This book brings to the fore, water festivities that mark seasonal cycles, that resonate with the region’s spiritual beliefs, that showcase fabulous water spectacles or mega water-sporting events – with a closing chapter that highlights the concerns that have impacted such celebrations in ASEAN today.
Publication Date: 2008
Size: 280 x 241mm
About the author:
Lindy Poh is a professional writer, curator, consultant, and lawyer specializing in the art, culture, and heritage fields. Writing and editing over 500 essays, texts, and contributions for over a decade as well as authoring principal essays for over 50 art and cultural book publications and anthologies for Singapore Pavilion for the 25th Venice Biennale 2007 and her other appointments include being member of the Singapore Art Museum’s Art Acquisition board and the National University of Singapore Museums’ Art Valuation Committee, Curator for the Singapore Ministry of Foreign Affairs collection and Artistic Director for ION Art, Singapore.