Ai Weiwei’s first-ever solo exhibition(s) in China take over Beijing – in pictures


Ai Weiwei has taken over Beijing this month with three simultaneous solo exhibitions, marking his first-ever solo shows in the mainland and a wave of subtle, new works.

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Into the (lime)light: Hong Kong photographer South Ho – Schoeni video interview


Hong Kong photographer Ho Siu Nam (South Ho) talks about his work with Schoeni Art Gallery, as part of a video interview series produced in celebration of the gallery’s twentieth year anniversary.

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Chinese photographer Wang Guofeng captures socialism in North Korea – Schoeni video interview


Chinese photographer Wang Guofeng talks about his practice and explains his focus on architecture and people in North Korea, as part of vignette series produced for Schoeni Art Gallery’s 20th anniversary celebration.

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Incredible India? Artist Gigi Scaria video bite – The Guardian


In “Seven Artists in Delhi: Gigi Scaria”, a video published by The Guardian in 2011, the artist talks about how, through his art, he explores the socio-cultural hierarchies created through architecture and city planning.

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Tearing down the past to build the future: Yang Yongliang, Chinese artist interview


Art Radar interviews artist Yang Yongliang, whose digital works comment on how the ancient past is in the process of being erased by the machinery of urbanisation.

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DEEP S.E.A.: Khvay Samnang, Aditya Novali and Donna Ong’s tales of three cities


In our third post on Primo Marella Gallery’s “DEEP S.E.A.” exhibition, we examine different responses from three Southeast Asian artists to the realities of contemporary urban life.

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Indian photographer Siddhartha Tawadey inaugurates Art Plural Gallery’s Emerging Artist Programme


Singapore’s Art Plural Gallery inaugurates its Emerging Artists Programme in 2012 with an exhibition of twelve fine art photographs by Indian artist Siddhartha Tawadey.

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New Zealand artist Kerry Ann Lee digs into Taiwan through image and ruin


On 16 June 2012, New Zealand contemporary artist Kerry Ann Lee held her temporary art installation “The Parallel City Picture Show” in Taipei’s Ruin Academy.

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