regarding (2018)

74 pages
23 colour illustrations

published in 2018 by the national gallery singapore, regarding is lee’s most recent work.


written in response to the national gallery singapore’s exhibitions, madeleine lee’s volume of ekphrastic poetry enacts the ways in which language may respond to art. each poem a vignette of a show, words compose, question and revision the visual in novel forms of their own making.

regarding is the first title in the gallery’s “words on art” series—books dedicated to articulating the intersections between visual and literary art.


national gallery singapore website

penn state university press

in this new world: a presentation of “regarding” (theatrical adaptation)

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