Spice girl: Indian artist K. Benitha Perciyal – in conversation


Indian artist K. Benitha Perciyal uses spices, found materials and incense to create thought-provoking and intensely personal installations.

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“Shadow of the Past”: Indonesian artist Arahmaiani at Tyler Rollins Fine Art, New York


Arahmaiani’s new exhibition “Shadow of the Past” explores Buddhist meditation in relation to ecological and feminist activism.

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On Religion, Tradition, Politics and Multiculturalism: Pakistani artist Hamra Abbas – in conversation


Pakistani artist Hamra Abbas talks about her life as a “multicultural journey” on view at Dubai’s Lawrie Shabibi Gallery.

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“Bâton Serpent III: Spur Track to the Left”: Chinese artist Huang Yongping at Shanghai’s Power Station of Art


“Bâton Serpent III” addresses encounters with world religions – including references to Islam, Buddhism and Christianity – in grandiose and dramatic installations, markedly carrying Huang Yongping’s distinctive voice.

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Tyres, twists and turns: Wim Delvoye at the Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art


Wim Delvoye brings collection of “interplaying contradictions” to the Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art, as relationships between Iran and the West continue to thaw.

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“Letters to Chantri #1”: Thai artist Korakrit Arunanondchai at S.M.A.K. in Belgium


Controversial Buddhist sect provides genesis for immersive installation’s purification ritual in “Letters to Chantri #1” by Thai artist Korakrit Arunanondchai at S.M.A.K. in Belgium.

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“Dunhuang: Song of Living Beings” at the Shanghai Himalayas Museum – in pictures


“Dunhuang: Song of Living Beings” presents a unique opportunity to view ancient pieces and contemporary art inspired by Buddhism and spirituality.

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‘I am Baghdad – Shie’i & Sunni’: Ayad Alkadhi video review


Iraqi-born painter Ayad Alkadhi seeks to uncover Iraqi’s post-invasion turmoil with the series “I am Baghdad – Shie’i & Sunni”, on show at the Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art (DDFIA) in Honolulu, Hawaii.

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