Performance art and the museum: Para Site conference, Hong Kong


The panel discussion entitled “On Institutions”, at Para Site’s International Conference in Hong Kong on 4 April 2014, saw the participation of international art professionals that raised questions about the changing role of museums and institutions to include performance art in their regular programming.

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Gabi Ngcobo on historical legacies – Para Site conference, Hong Kong


South African artist and curator Gabi Ngcobo spoke about the politics of memory and historical self-creation at Para Site’s 2014 International Conference in Hong Kong, entitled “Is the living body the last thing left alive? The new performance turn, its histories and its institutions.”

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Asia-Pacific’s 7 most shocking performance art pieces


From body mutilation to blood transfusion, performance artists tend to do strange things. But just how far will they go to express their art – and why bother? Read on for Asia-Pacific’s 7 most shocking art performances.

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7 influential women artists from Asia-Pacific


Art Radar pays tribute to 7 women artists that have made an impact on the global art stage on the occasion of the recent International Women’s Day, which takes place annually on 8 March to celebrate women’s economic, political, and social achievements.

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15 years of Bharti Kher at Shanghai’s Rockbund Art Museum – picture feast


Shanghai’s Rockbund Art Museum revisits 15 years of Bharti Kher’s artistic practice, exploring hybridity, female identity and traditions in Indian culture.

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Science, technology and visual art: Artists in a hybrid world


“TEA/Super Connect–2013 International Techno Art Exhibition”, an exhibition at the National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts from 10 August to 27 October 2013, brought together international artists working with biology, medicine, computer science and robotics to create their works.

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Pakistan’s Naiza Khan wins 2013 Prince Claus Award


Naiza Khan, a Pakistani visual artist, receives a Prince Claus Award for “her courage in raising public awareness on controversial social and political issues; for being a role model for women artists in a male-dominated context; and for her significant contribution to the development of arts and culture in Pakistan and the region.”

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