“Political Acts: Pioneers of Performance Art in Southeast Asia” at the Arts Centre Melbourne


Art Radar takes a closer look at some of the participating performance artists and their practice in “Political Acts: Pioneers of Performance Art in Southeast Asia”.

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“ESCAPE from the SEA”: Japanese and Southeast Asian artists in Kuala Lumpur – in pictures


Japanese and Southeast Asian artists explore issues of identity, belongingness and history through the politics of borders in the region and beyond, in “ESCAPE from the SEA” by The Japan Foundation, Kuala Lumpur.

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10 Highlights from the inaugural Kathmandu Triennale 2017


The inaugural Kathmandu Triennale explores the theme of “city”.

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Sotheby’s Hong Kong Spring Auctions 2017 signal a return to a stronger art market – round-up


Andy Warhol’s Mao breaks records as Sotheby’s Hong Kong open up to works by western artists. Improving on the autumn sales of 2016, the recent results in Hong Kong indicate a return to the strong sales from a year ago. … Continue reading

8 highlights from the inaugural Honolulu Biennial 2017


The first edition of the Honolulu Biennial brings together 33 artists from the Pacific Islands, Asia and North America.

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Gallerist-to-watch Lorraine Kiang Malingue on Hong Kong-based Edouard Malingue Gallery – interview


Art Radar spoke to Lorraine Kiang Malingue about the expanding role of private galleries, creative hubs and the international perspective of the Edouard Malingue Gallery.

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“Artist and Empire: (En)countering Colonial Legacies” at National Gallery Singapore


The National Gallery Singapore features an exhibition first presented at Tate Britain in 2015, shedding light on the art in Asia associated with the British Empire and contemporary artists’ critiques on colonialism.

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Myanmar artist Aye Ko wins Joseph Balestier Award for Freedom of Art 2017


A finalist for three consecutive editions, Aye Ko tops the 2017 shortlist including female artists Arahmaiani from Indonesia and Chaw Ei Thein from Myanmar for the Joseph Balestier Award for Freedom of Art.

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