Subconscious Sewing: Thai painter Narissara Pianwimungsa’s Threadwork – in conversation

Narissara Pianwimungsa explores her transition from painting to embroidery, the parallels between the two art forms, and how this new foray serves as a way to address the artists long time preoccupations.

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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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Photo Gallery: “An Atlas of Mirrors”, Singapore Biennale 2016

Art Radar features an exclusive photo gallery from the Singapore Biennale 2016, closing on 26 February 2017.

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“Something for the Touts, the Nuns, the Grocery Clerks and You”: Iranian artist Farhad Ahrarnia at Lawrie Shabibi, Dubai

Iranian-born artist Farhad Ahrarnia explores urban spaces and the effects of modernisation in his recent solo exhibition at Lawrie Shabibi in Dubai.

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Photo Gallery: Indian artist Shelly Jyoti’s “Khadi March” at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi

Delhi artist Shelly Jyoti, known for her textile-based installations, presents her newest series dedicated to the lives of spinners, weavers and traditional artisans. Shelly Jyoti revisits Gandhian philosophies through multimedia artworks using khadi textile, ajrakh printing and kantha embroidery to … Continue reading

“Shadow of the Past”: Indonesian artist Arahmaiani at Tyler Rollins Fine Art, New York

Arahmaiani’s new exhibition “Shadow of the Past” explores Buddhist meditation in relation to ecological and feminist activism.

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A beacon for Palestine’s culture and identity: The Palestinian Museum

Palestine’s recently inaugurated museum is dedicated to supporting and strengthening Palestinian culture and identity, under the direction of British Museum curator Dr Mahmoud Hawari. Launching its programme of exhibitions is a satellite show in Beirut delineating the political history of Palestinian embroidery.

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