Violence, conflict and art: Iraq’s Hiwa K – artist profile


Exploring social confrontation and “what if” moments, the exhibition continues until 16 December 2017. Art Radar profiles the artist on the occasion of his latest show.

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“After Darkness”: Southeast Asian contemporary art at Asia Society, New York


The group show at Asia Society questions the power of art to respond to our global social and political occurrences.

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“The Place is Here”: UK-based black artists in the 1980s at South London Gallery and and Middleburgh Institute of Modern Art


“The Place is Here” features black artists based in the United Kingdom, exploring the cultural landscape of the 1980s. At South London Art Gallery and Middleburgh Institute of Modern Art until 10 September 2017, the exhibition evokes some of the … Continue reading

Comics and calligraphy : British-Iranian artist Jason Noushin – in conversation


Diaspora artist bursts onto international art scene with found paper and Persian script mash-ups.

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Continuity, collaboration and “peculiar personal narratives”: Mounira Al Solh – artist profile


How does art help unravel the contradictions and complications of recollection? Art Radar takes a deeper look at Mounira Al Solh’s practice.

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6 Asian and Middle Eastern artists at the Whitney Biennial 2017


In a time of turmoil, the Whitney Biennial considers how racial tensions, economic inequities and polarising politics affect our sense of community.

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Between hospitality and hostility: Iranian artist Abbas Akhavan at DRAF Studio London


Art Radar takes a look at Abbas Akhavan’s creative practice and his exploration of the tension between hospitality and hostility in his latest solo exhibition in London.

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