Chinese Photographers and Their Clientele in the Netherlands Indies

  • Language: English
  • Target Audience: Adults, 50 and above, Educators
  • Category: Arts, Singapore & S.E.A
Availability: 142
Wed, 28 Feb, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM (GMT+8)

National Library

Level 16 - The Pod

100 Victoria Street, National Library Board, Singapore 188064


  • Language: English
  • Target Audience: Adults, 50 and above, Educators

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The Chinese toekang potret were involved in both commissioned photography and the production of commercial images. Contrary to the belief that their clients were from the lower strata of society, this talk will show that they were commissioned by the European, Chinese and Javanese elite.
 
Join Ms Liesbeth Ouwehand as she examines the position of Chinese photographers in the colonial visual landscape.

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