Navigating Nameless Seas: 11 Asian artists in “Odyssey” at Singapore Art Museum

The latest Singapore Art Museum group exhibition conjures stories of journeys at sea seen through the eyes of some among the most inspirational artists working in the Asia-Pacific region today.

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Turkish artist Gülsün Karamustafa’s “Chronographia” in Berlin – in pictures

Chronographia”, which runs until 23 October, includes 110 works installed within a 1,000 square metre exhibition space, ranging from the 1970s to the present day and exploring themes such as migration, modernity, the historical archive, feminism and gender.

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A beacon for Palestine’s culture and identity: The Palestinian Museum

Palestine’s recently inaugurated museum is dedicated to supporting and strengthening Palestinian culture and identity, under the direction of British Museum curator Dr Mahmoud Hawari. Launching its programme of exhibitions is a satellite show in Beirut delineating the political history of Palestinian embroidery.

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Kapwani Kiwanga’s largest show to-date, “Ujamaa” at La Ferme du Buisson – in pictures

La Ferme du Buisson reveals the artistic practice of multimedia artist Kapwani Kiwanga in anthropology, investigating popular and vernacular culture as well as the legacies of anti-colonial struggles.

The output of Kapwani Kiwanga’s social science inspired practice includes installation, sound pieces and video. In this new exhibition she has created three site specific installations which build upon and further earlier research the belief systems and Tanzania’s pre- and post-independence trajectories.

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“ART BRIEF II: Iranian Contemporary North America” at Arena 1 Gallery – in pictures

Exhibition showcasing prominent Iranian diaspora artists touches on life after exile.

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When art meets literature: “It’s a Mad World” by Kuwaiti artist Shurooq Amin

After four years of exile, Shurooq Amin returns to Kuwait “bigger and stronger and louder”. The artist’s long-awaited homecoming show features 18 paintings and one installation that parody both real life and fiction. A triumphant return In March 2012, three hours after Shurooq … Continue reading