Island of happiness? Artist Mariam Ghani on art and exploitation in Abu Dhabi


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.

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“Sip!” Three generations of Indonesian Art in Singapore – picture feast


The travelling exhibition “Sip! Contemporary Indonesian Art Today” at ARNDT Singapore (14 September to 20 October 2013) features sixteen artists spanning three generations.

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Taiwan’s “Floating Islands” and the politics of art


As part of the Shanghai Biennale Zhongshan Park Project, the exhibition “Floating Islands” brought together Chinese and Taiwanese artists to confront political issues with art.

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Ai Weiwei co-curates shocking exhibition in the Netherlands – picture feast


Co-curated by activist artist Ai Weiwei, “FUCK OFF 2″ presents, unsurprisingly, disturbing and shocking artworks by 37 Chinese artists and artist groups that reflect on the state of China today.

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