Filipino artist Pio Abad explores political “Counternarratives” at Silverlens Gallery


Artist Pio Abad brings up the archive of resistance to the Marcos dictatorship in the Phillipines following the recent burial of the dictator.

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“It is Not Necessary to Understand Everything”: Bangladeshi artist Naeem Mohaiemen at Tensta Konsthall, Sweden


Naeem Mohaiemen excavates national and personal histories in his film essay “It is Not Necessary to Understand Everything” on show at the Swedish Tensta Konsthall.

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“Survival Sex”: exploring the plight of homeless youth with Nigerian-American filmmaker Ukachi Arinzeh – in conversation


Nigerian-born, American filmmaker Ukachi Arinzeh speaks of universal feelings of compassion and the struggle to survive in our times.

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“Today My Empire Sings”: Japanese artist Meiro Koizumi – artist profile


Art Radar profiles Japanese artist Meiro Koizumi whose work is on show at Frans Hals Museum | De Hallen Harleem until 8 January 2017.

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“Gestures and Archives of the Present, Genealogies of the Future”: highlights from the Taipei Biennial 2016


The Taipei Biennial 2016 entitled “Gestures and Archives of the Present, Genealogies of the Future” engages in historical critique.

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“Insecurities: Tracing Displacement and Shelter” at Museum of Modern Art, New York


An exhibition at MoMA addresses the global refugee crisis and notions of displacement and shelter.

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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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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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