FotoFest 2014 Biennial introduces leading Middle Eastern artists to the US


Wendy Watriss and Karin Adrian von Roques talk about Houston’s FotoFest Biennial, which just launched its 2014 edition with works of 49 artists from the Middle East and North Africa, marking the first time in its twenty years that the Biennial features photography from the region.

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South Asia in focus: 5 curated shows at Dhaka Art Summit 2014


Art Radar highlights five curated shows at the 2014 edition of Dhaka Art Summit.

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Shanghai: Art hub or terminal? An overview of the city’s contemporary art scene


Shanghai’s contemporary art scene is growing fast, but does it have what it takes to compete with Asia’s other major hubs, Hong Kong and Singapore?

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Asian artists on the world stage at New York’s Performa 13


Performa 13 in New York, taking place at more than forty venues across the city and featuring more than a hundred events, sees the participation of a number of Asian artists, including names such as Subodh Gupta, Raqs Media Collective and Jennifer Wen Ma.

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What to see at Singapore Biennale 2013 – in pictures


Art Radar takes a look at ten art works that explore how people in Southeast Asia are “increasingly active participants in current globalising movements” as part of the Singapore Biennale 2013: “If the World Changed” on view from 26 October 2013 to 16 February 2014.

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Pussyfooting around: The Fifth Moscow Biennale – picture feast


The Fifth Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art 2013, curated by Catherine de Zegher, avoids any confrontational content and wins the praise of state’s media and politicians for its poetical displays.

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Biennial new world? Art Basel Switzerland Salon talk – video


Five international curators share their personal experiences on curating biennials at the Salon discussion “The Future of Biennials in Local and Global Context” on 14 June 2013 at Art Basel Switzerland.

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