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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11 national pavilions and exhibitions to see at the 57th Venice Biennale in 2017


Art Radar gives you a selection of must-see national presentations at the 57th Venice Biennale.

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Continuity, collaboration and “peculiar personal narratives”: Mounira Al Solh – artist profile


How does art help unravel the contradictions and complications of recollection? Art Radar takes a deeper look at Mounira Al Solh’s practice.

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“Of Absence and Weight”: Pakistani-born artist Seher Shah at Nature Morte, New Delhi


Seher Shah works with drawing, printmaking and sculpture, exploring a range of processes that draw on her background in art and architecture.

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“Slavs and Tatars: Mouth to Mouth” at Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw


Through Slavs and Tatars’ explorations of the contradictions and complexities of identity, “Mouth to Mouth” features a range of works created over the past decade.

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New Zealand’s Walters Prize 2016 winner Shannon Te Ao – artist profile


Art Radar profiles contemporary New Zealand-based artist Shannon Te Ao, who was chosen as the winner of the Walters Prize 2016 for his single-channel video work Two shoots that stretch far out (2013–14).

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“Exercise in Redirecting Lines”: Pakistani artist Bani Abidi at Kunsthaus Hamburg


Pakistani artist Bani Abidi presents a series of “fictional documentaries” in an exhibition exploring the mechanisms of exclusion and participation in global politics.

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Artist Zai Kuning and Curator June Yap to represent Singapore at Venice Biennale 2017


The announcement for the Singapore Pavilion at the Venice Biennale reveals the proposal for next year’s Venice Biennale as “a culmination of over 20 years of Zai’s research on Malay culture and history in Southeast Asia”.

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