Kean Wong


Kean Wong is a Sydney-based journalist and editor who’s worked for the past thirty years in Australia, Southeast Asia, Europe and the United States for the BBC, The Economist, the ABC, the Australian Financial Review, The Straits Times of Singapore, The Sun of Malaysia and BFM Radio. He’s also written about Southeast Asia’s politics and culture for various books, magazines and festivals, and is the editor of the (recently banned) book Rebirth: Reformasi, resistance, and hope in new Malaysia (2020).


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GR OnlineIs European Modernism any different to what we’ve inherited in Australia and made our own? In our own rush to be a modern nation, did we also forget to learn its exclusion clauses, without those special exceptions to the rules that mostly applied?

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