Chinese artist Xu Bing at the Savannah College of Art and Design – video


The Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) is holding a major solo exhibition of Xu Bing’s oeuvre.

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Gabi Ngcobo on historical legacies – Para Site conference, Hong Kong


South African artist and curator Gabi Ngcobo spoke about the politics of memory and historical self-creation at Para Site’s 2014 International Conference in Hong Kong, entitled “Is the living body the last thing left alive? The new performance turn, its histories and its institutions.”

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Singapore curator Louis Ho on the meaning of silence – interview


Curator Louis Ho’s new show “Between Conversations” examines immigration, labour and wage inequity, gender roles, urban development and national identity – themes that are often left out of Singapore’s national narrative.

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Hong Kong artist Hung Keung’s digital art in a “yellow box” – Schoeni video interview


Hung Keung talks the possibilities of digital art in a “yellow box”, where art discourse in Asia would not have to conform to concepts that originated in the West.

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Biennale of Sydney 2012: Thai artist Phaptawan Suwannakudt on Not For Sure


In the second of three articles highlighting individual works at the 2012 edition of the Biennale of Sydney, Art Radar talks to Thai artist Phaptawan Suwannakudt about her installation Not For Sure.

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Words in Art: How Indian-born painter Sujata Bajaj uses Sanskrit on canvas


For the last interview in our year-long “Words in Art” series, Art Radar met with the Indian painter Sujata Bajaj in her Paris studio. Read on for an overview of her practice.

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Words in Art: Wenda Gu on rewriting and retranslating traditional Chinese culture


As we near the end of our “Words in Art” series we look at how seminal Chinese artist Wenda Gu manipulates and reinvents the traditional calligraphy of his home country.

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Words in Art: Australian artist Josephine Starrs maps rivers with poetry


Australian artists Josephine Starrs and Leon Cmielewski use poetry, local quotes and lyrics in their environmentally-conscious new media art.

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