Dr Christian Thompson wins inaugural ACMI Mordant Family VR Commission


Aboriginal Australian artist Dr Christian Thompson is one of Australia’s leading visual artists and the first to win the new ACMI Mordant Family VR Commission focusing on the medium of VR (virtual reality).

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11 national pavilions and exhibitions to see at the 57th Venice Biennale in 2017


Art Radar gives you a selection of must-see national presentations at the 57th Venice Biennale.

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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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“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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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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PROVOKE: Japanese photography between protest and performance 1960-1975 – in pictures


A touring exhibition looks at the work of postwar Japanese photographers and members of the historic Provoke magazine.

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Photo Gallery: “Visual Disobedience”, American street artist Shepard Fairey in Hong Kong


HOCA Foundation presents a large-­scale survey exhibition of American artist Shepard Fairey for the first time in Hong Kong.

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Photo Gallery: Indian artist Shelly Jyoti’s “Khadi March” at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi


Delhi artist Shelly Jyoti, known for her textile-based installations, presents her newest series dedicated to the lives of spinners, weavers and traditional artisans. Shelly Jyoti revisits Gandhian philosophies through multimedia artworks using khadi textile, ajrakh printing and kantha embroidery to … Continue reading