Ute Meta Bauer is an educator and curator in the field of contemporary art and also the Principal Investigator on the MOE Tier 1 Academic Research Grant "Environmentally-Engaged Artistic Practices in South, Southeast Asia and the Pacific" from which this database was created. Since 2013, she has been the Founding Director of NTU Centre for Contemporary Art Singapore and a Professor in the School of Art, Design, and Media at Nanyang Technological University. Her decade long enquiry into the theme Climates.Habitats.Environments. draws on the rich cultural heritage of Asia and beyond to transcend disciplinary boundaries and linear histories to affirm the role of cultural production in the fight for environmental and social justice.