“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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Zai Kuning on the Singapore Pavilion project at Venice Biennale 2017 – interview


Art Radar talks to Singapore artist Zai Kuning about “Dapunta Hyang”, the work being prepared for the Singapore Pavilion at the 57th Venice Biennale.

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Potted plants, boxed trees: Singaporean photographer Ang Song Nian explores our relationship with nature – video


Ang Song Nian turns his lens on plants and trees to understand the paradoxical human need to be close to as well as control nature.

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10 highlights from Chobi Mela International Festival of Photography 2017, Dhaka


Held biennially since 2000, the ninth edition of the Chobi Mela International Festival of Photography is shaped around the theme of transition.

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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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Singaporean and Indonesian artists explore “Fantasy Islands” at Objectifs, Singapore


“Fantasy Islands” presents the work of seven Singaporean and Indonesian contemporary artists that deal with the notion of ‘island’ and the fantasies and ideas attached to it.

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