Alexandra Green

Southeast Asia

Department: Asia 


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Alexandra Green is Henry Ginsburg Curator for Southeast Asia at the British Museum. She has a PhD on the subject of 18th century Burmese wall paintings from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. She recently curated an exhibition entitled Pilgrims, Healers, and Wizards: Buddhism and Religious Practices in Burma and Thailand (2014) at the British Museum.

Current projects

  1. Shadow theatre in Southeast Asia and the history of the British Museum’s Thai collection

Recent publications

Burma: Art and Archaeology (British Museum Press, 2002), co-edited with Richard Blurton at the British Museum.

Eclectic Collecting: Art from Burma in the Denison Museum (NUS Press, 2008).

Rethinking Visual Narratives from Asia: Intercultural and Comparative Perspectives (HK University Press, 2013).