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Topic Archives: Political
7 influential women artists from Asia-Pacific
Posted on Friday, March 7th, 2014
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.
Iranian artist Shirin Neshat on art, politics and changing the world – interview
Posted on Saturday, March 1st, 2014
Iranian-born, self-proclaimed nomadic artist Shirin Neshat talks about the cultural, gendered and political aspects of her critically acclaimed works, including her current exhibition Our House Is on Fire, part of the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation’s new One-to-One artist initiative.
In the shadow of war: Photographer Jamal Penjweny on Iraq today – interview
Posted on Thursday, February 6th, 2014
Iraqi photographer and filmmaker Jamal Penjweny speaks to Art Radar about his art projects and the everyday life in Iraq that they portray, a side of the country not often seen in the media.
11 influential South Asian neo-miniaturists
Posted on Thursday, January 2nd, 2014
Art Radar finds out who are the most influential artists who have been inspired by South Asian miniature art working today.
4 Pakistani artists making art out of violence
Posted on Friday, December 13th, 2013
Art Radar profiles three Pakistani artists whose works respond to the sufferings and the devastation provoqued by the last decade of violence in their country.
Island of happiness? Artist Mariam Ghani on art and exploitation in Abu Dhabi
Posted on Sunday, December 8th, 2013
New York-based Afghan artist Mariam Ghani talks to Art Radar about the Gulf Labor coalition of artists and culture workers, who protest against the exploitation of labour in the art world, especially in the construction of art and culture institutions in the Middle East.
Between displacement and dissent: 8 Syrian contemporary artists
Posted on Friday, November 1st, 2013
Art Radar highlights eight contemporary Syrian artists who test the boundaries of artistic expression, creating works that reflect, critique and inspire.