Ateneo Art Awards 2016 announce winners


Out of a shortlist of 12, the Ateneo Art Awards identify leading young artists from the Philippines. The winners of the Ateneo Art Awards 2016 draw on ethnographic approaches in order to explore social and environmental issues. The Ateneo Art Awards … Continue reading

Israeli artist Yael Bartana’s ‘Inferno’ at Trondheim Kunstmuseum, Norway


Israeli Yael Bartana creates a hellish drama out of religious devotion through “historical pre-enactment” at Trondheim Kunstmuseum.

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Quirky and ingenious: Hong Kong artist Samson Young at Experimenter Gallery, Kolkata


Hong Kong sonic artist Samson Young takes sound art to the next level with his debut solo in India at Experimenter Gallery in Kolkata.

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“Oceanic feeling”: Sriwhana Spong and Maria Taniguchi at ICA Singapore


The Institute of Contemporary Arts Singapore presents a major survey exhibition of New Zealand artist Sriwhana Spong and Filipino Maria Taniguchi.

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Hong Kong artist Nadim Abbas: ‘The Last Vehicle’ at UCCA, Beijing – in pictures


From 19 August to 23 October 2016, the Long Gallery at UCCA hosts Abbas’ latest multimedia artwork The Last Vehicle, which divides the space into two separate yet interrelated segments – part alien landscape, part domestic living quarters – mirroring today’s ‘virtually-focused’ life.

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“The Serenity of Madness”: Thai filmmaker and artist Apichatpong Weerasethakul – artist profile


A travelling exhibition of Thai artist and filmmaker Apichatpong Weerasethakul co-organised by ICI Curators International is now at Chiang Mai’s MAIIAM and will soon move to Hong Kong’s ParaSite.

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“Operation PRD – Big Tail Elephants: One Hour, No Room, Five Shows” at Guangdong Times Museum


The Guangdong Times Museum surveys the work of seminal Chinese artist collective Big Tail Elephants. Running until 7 October 2016 at the Guangdong Times Museum, “Operation PRD – Big Tail Elephants: One Hour, No Room, Five Shows” is the first … Continue reading