Australia’s ACMI appoints new Director of Exhibitions and Collections


Paul Bowers will start as ACMI’s new Director of Exhibitions and Collections from 31 August 2017.

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“EMISSARY FORKS featuring THOUSAND ISLANDS”: multimedia artist Ian Cheng – artist profile


United States artist Ian Cheng explores the arbitrariness of human behaviour and power systems.

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Dr Christian Thompson wins inaugural ACMI Mordant Family VR Commission


Aboriginal Australian artist Dr Christian Thompson is one of Australia’s leading visual artists and the first to win the new ACMI Mordant Family VR Commission focusing on the medium of VR (virtual reality).

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“Metamorphosis”: Chinese new media artist Miao Xiaochun at Klein Sun Gallery – in pictures


Klein Sun Gallery in New York showcases Chinese new media artist Miao Xiaochun’s recent painting and animation.

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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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“No References”: 9 Hong Kong video and new media artists


Art Radar profiles 9 artists from Hong Kong’s first retrospective of video and new media art at Videotage, which chronicled 30 years of artistic, cultural, technological and sociopolitical development.

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