Cyborgs, crystals and concrete temples: Korean artist Lee Bul – profile


Art Radar profiles controversial South Korean artist Lee Bul who is exhibiting her first solo show in the UK taking place between 10 September to 9 November 2014 at the Ikon Gallery.

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8 amazing artworks at the Gwangju Biennale 2014


Art Radar picks 8 compelling art pieces from Asian artists showing at the Gwangju Biennale.

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What is…robotic art? Art Radar explains


Art Radar explores the definition of robotic art through its origins, the seminal works of key artists in Asia and elsewhere and key exhibitions.

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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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