Lust for life: contemporary women artists on “Radical Love: Female Lust” at The Crypt Gallery


A bold group show at the Crypt Gallery in London shines a light on the passionate strength of female artists across cultures and centuries.

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Vilcek Prize 2017 for Fine Arts awards immigrant artists


The 2017 edition of the Vilcek Prize for Fine Arts goes to Jamaican-born artist Nari Ward, while the Prizes for Creative Promises award three young immigrant artists based in the United States.

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British-Ghanaian artist John Akomfrah wins Artes Mundi 2017


Artes Mundi 2017 winner John Akomfrah’s award winning film Auto Da Re (2016) is on display along with the five other shortlisted artists at the National Museum Cardiff until 17 February 2017.

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United Arab Emirates Pavilion at Venice Biennale 2017 announces artists


UAE Pavilion at Venice Biennale 2017 will feature five UAE-based contemporary artists, in an exhibition entitled “Rock, Paper, Scissors: Positions in Play”.

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Thai artist Pannaphan Yodmanee wins 11th Benesse Prize at Singapore Biennale 2016


Pannaphan Yodmanee wins the Benesse Prize, while Singaporean artist Zulkifle Mahmod is awarded an inaugural special award. The Thai artist won out of a shortlist of five East and Southeast Asian artists, while Singaporean artist Zulkifle Mahmod won the Soichiro … Continue reading

Myanmar artist Aye Ko wins Joseph Balestier Award for Freedom of Art 2017


A finalist for three consecutive editions, Aye Ko tops the 2017 shortlist including female artists Arahmaiani from Indonesia and Chaw Ei Thein from Myanmar for the Joseph Balestier Award for Freedom of Art.

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Design Society and V&A Gallery to open in Shenzhen in 2017


Design Society, a new cultural hub featuring a new V&A Gallery will open to the public in Shekou, Shenzhen, in October 2017.

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Soda_Jerk wins Ian Potter Moving Image Commission 2016 by ACMI


Third edition of the Ian Potter Moving Image Commission Award goes to Australian video collective Soda_Jerk.

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