The Post-colonial and The Personal: Biennale Talk at Art Basel 2017 – video

South African curator and artist Gabi Ngcobo and artist collective Elmgreen & Dragset talk about biennales in a panel at Art Basel. Art Radar reviews the key points made at an Art Basel Conversations panel in June 2017. The Art Basel … Continue reading

Knot alone: the “Imaginary Friends” of Afghanistan’s Jeanno Gaussi – artist profile

A marriage of found objects and 13th century knotting technique populate Jeanno Gaussi’s labour-intensive series “Imaginary Friends”.

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“2 or 3 Tigers”: Asian new media artists at Berlin’s Haus der Kulturen der Welt

“2 or 3 Tigers” explores the tiger as a medium in the work of 10 Asian new media artists.

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South African Gabi Ngcobo appointed curator of 10th Berlin Biennale

The Berlin Biennale has announced South Africa’s Gabi Ngcobo as the curator of its upcoming 10th edition in 2018.

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An “Uncertain Journey”: Japanese artist Chiharu Shiota at Blain|Southern, Berlin

“Uncertain Journey” is the three-dimensional manifestation of Japanese artist Chiharu Shiota’s explorations into and understandings of life as ‘a journey without a journey’.

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Turkish artist Gülsün Karamustafa’s “Chronographia” in Berlin – in pictures

Chronographia”, which runs until 23 October, includes 110 works installed within a 1,000 square metre exhibition space, ranging from the 1970s to the present day and exploring themes such as migration, modernity, the historical archive, feminism and gender.

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