Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Neighbour Program dialogues between research and practice project, aimed to reconnect art and design institutions acting within the Southeast Asian region. The intention is to include forming mutual networks to organize exchange programs and creating cultural collisions.
It emphasizes art and design within socio-cultural aspect, providing a non-elitist platform inviting lecturers and students from the arts and other expertise to participate, converse and respond to different ideas and dialogues local or foreign.
The project started in 2010 ‘Same but different‘ in Kuala Lumpur, the second edition ‘We are what we eat‘ was hold in Singapore and Bangkok in 2011-2012 and the last ‘Smile n weave‘ in 2013 in Jakarta. One of the people involved in the project is Joseph Foo, that in recent years placed his focus in education & community led projects.