Myanmar artist Aye Ko wins Joseph Balestier Award for Freedom of Art 2017


A finalist for three consecutive editions, Aye Ko tops the 2017 shortlist including female artists Arahmaiani from Indonesia and Chaw Ei Thein from Myanmar for the Joseph Balestier Award for Freedom of Art.

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Photo Gallery: “Welcome to BIRDHEAD World Again” at ShanghART, Singapore


The acclaimed photography duo BIRDHEAD presents a new series of work on Southeast Asia at ShanghART in Singapore.

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AIA Vietnam Eye: Vietnamese contemporary artists in focus – in pictures


Parallel Contemporary Art and the Saatchi Gallery team up with AIA Vietnam Life Insurance to present the major exhibition “AIA Vietnam Eye”and a book on contemporary Vietnamese art.

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Music as Freedom: sound in the visual art practice of Vietnam’s Vũ Dân Tân – artist profile


Long considered the acute opposite of mainstream Vietnamese contemporary art, artist Vũ Dân Tân is celebrated with a three-week long exhibition that examines his mixed media and installation practice, that towards the end of his life incorporated sound and music components as a means to interrogate the cultural traditions of his home country.

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Kader Attia wins Prix Marcel Duchamp 2016


The French-Algerian artist was announced as the winner of the Prix Marcel Duchamp 2016 on Tuesday, 18 October 2016 at Centre Pompidou in Paris. Presented by ADIAF in partnership with Centre Pompidou, the Prix Marcel Duchamp honours a French artist … Continue reading

“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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‘Wang Zhiyuan: Bigger, Better, and Cheaper’ by Skira Editore – book promotion


Wang Zhiyuan: Bigger, Better, and Cheaper, published by Skira Editore, Milan presents the oeuvre of the Chinese artist, with an essay by Rosa Maria Falvo providing an interesting glimpse into the life and work of the artist.

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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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