Between hospitality and hostility: Iranian artist Abbas Akhavan at DRAF Studio London


Art Radar takes a look at Abbas Akhavan’s creative practice and his exploration of the tension between hospitality and hostility in his latest solo exhibition in London.

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Music as Freedom: sound in the visual art practice of Vietnam’s Vũ Dân Tân – artist profile


Long considered the acute opposite of mainstream Vietnamese contemporary art, artist Vũ Dân Tân is celebrated with a three-week long exhibition that examines his mixed media and installation practice, that towards the end of his life incorporated sound and music components as a means to interrogate the cultural traditions of his home country.

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Re-collecting memories: Fiona Tan – artist profile


Personal narratives and collective memories interweave in Fiona Tan’s mesmerising visual journeys.

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Back from the dead: Reclusive Thai artist Chatchai Puipia returns to Bangkok – in pictures


Bangkok’s 100 Tonson Gallery collaborates with 100ArtistArchives.com in an exhibition chronicling 20 years of influential Thai artist Chatchai Puipia’s work and celebrating the launch of the new online archive.

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How to preserve art ephemera – resource alert


Art ephemera can be valuable as research material and as collectibles in their own right. We link to a short article that offers some tips on how to preserve these essential objects.

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