An Archive of the Cultural Revolution: China’s documentary photographer Li Zhensheng in Singapore


Singapore’s The Arts House holds solo exhibition of work documenting the Cultural Revolution by Chinese photojournalist Li Zhensheng during SIPF 2016.

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Opiate of the Masses: “The Kids Want Communism” at MoBY – Museums of Bat Yam, Israel


Consisting of a number of public and private events across multiple sites in Europe, “The Kids Want Communism” waxes poetic about the multiple iterations of communism.

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“The Colony”: Vietnamese artist Dinh Q. Lê at Artangel, London


Din Q. Lê explores colonial exploitation of resources in 19th century Pacific in his latest video installation “The Colony”, now on show until 9 October 2016 at Artangel in London.

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Malian artist Abdoulaye Konaté: “Symphonie En Couleur” at Blain|Southern, London – in pictures


Blain|Southern celebrates the first UK solo exhibition of Malian artist Abdoulaye Konaté featuring his majestic textile installations.

“Symphonie En Coleur”, opened on 2 September 2016, presents the work of one of the most well-known West African artists working today, Abdoulaye Konaté. The exhibition merges social and political considerations with the artist’s explorations into colour composition, and features a never before seen body of work inspired by the chroma of rocks and minerals.

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Preview: START art fair 2016 – 5 highlights from the emerging art scenes


Art Radar takes a peek at some of the highlights of the 2016 edition of START, which draws gallerists from all over the world to Saatchi Gallery London.

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“The Serenity of Madness”: Thai filmmaker and artist Apichatpong Weerasethakul – artist profile


A travelling exhibition of Thai artist and filmmaker Apichatpong Weerasethakul co-organised by ICI Curators International is now at Chiang Mai’s MAIIAM and will soon move to Hong Kong’s ParaSite.

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5th International Çanakkale Biennial cancelled – breaking news


Amidst the violence and political instability that plagues Turkey, the organisers of the 5th Çanakkale Biennial have decided to cancel the event.

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Scripts and sensibility: Iranian-American Pouran Jinchi – interview


Art Radar catches up with Pouran Jinchi to learn more about her latest series that examines the “language of aesthetic culture of the military” and how her work employs hope in times of despair.

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