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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11 Artists from the Jakarta Contemporary Ceramics Biennale 2016


Art Radar features some artworks on show at the 4th Jakarta Contemporary Ceramics Biennale.

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Blurring boundaries: Myanmar artists Tun Win Aung and Wah Nu at Chan Hampe Gallery, Singapore – in pictures


Myanmar artistic duo Tun Win Aung and Wah Nu put on their first solo exhibition with Chan Hampe Galleries since 2013.

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“Signs of the Times”: Burmese artist Htein Lin at River Gallery – in conversation


With 20 new works, painter, installation and performance artist Htein Lin explores Myanmar’s changing environment.

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Finalists announced for 2016 Joseph Balestier Freedom of Art Award


The shortlisted finalists for the Joseph Balestier Award for Freedom of Art 2016 include Lee Wen, Aye Ko and Nguyen Trinh Thi.

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8 highlights from the 8th Asia-Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art


The 8th Asia-Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art (APT8) at the Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA) in Brisbane, Australia features more than 80 artists from over 30 countries.

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Nomadic exhibition project Parked launches in New Delhi


Kanika Anand, founder of the curatorial platform Parked, introduces her brand new nomadic exhibition project, which originates from the need to rethink the format of existing brick and mortar galleries, and provides new forms and spaces for artists’ visibility.

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“Burma by Proxy”: Melissa Carlson champions political Burmese art – interview


Art Radar talks to Melissa Carlton, curator of “Burma by Proxy: Art at the Dawn of Democracy” in Hong Kong, a timely pop-up exhibition taking place on the eve of Myanmar’s landmark elections in November 2015.

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