SOAS University of London

The Southeast Asian Art Academic Programme

Recreating Angkorian Worlds: Out of Chaos

Professor Ashley Thompson - Hiram W Woodward Chair of Southeast Asian Art, SOAS University of London

Date: 15 March 2022Time: 6:00 PM

Finishes: 15 March 2022Time: 8:00 PM

Venue: Online Learning

Type of Event: Talk

This talk will examine the reclining Buddha and Vishnu figures sculpted into the landscape of Angkor’s Kulen Mountains as embodying a site-specific re-birthing of the world. The talk is part of a book project entitled 'The Work of Buddhist Art: Reinventions of Angkor' which has benefited from the generous support of the Robert N. Ho Foundation.

Free, booking essential on the website.

Organiser: The Courtauld