SOAS University of London

Centre of South East Asian Studies

Conan Cheong

Conan Cheong is assistant curator for Southeast Asian art at the Asian Civilisations Museum, Singapore. At the museum since 2013, he worked on the Chinese Ceramics and Ancient Religions (Hinduism and Buddhism) permanent galleries, as well as special exhibitions such as Cities and Kings: Ancient Treasures from Myanmar (2016). Currently, as a recipient of the Alphawood Scholarship, he is an MA candidate in the Department of Art History and Archaeology at SOAS, with research interests in Theravada Buddhist material culture, aesthetics, and visuality.