New Zealand’s Walters Prize 2016 winner Shannon Te Ao – artist profile


Art Radar profiles contemporary New Zealand-based artist Shannon Te Ao, who was chosen as the winner of the Walters Prize 2016 for his single-channel video work Two shoots that stretch far out (2013–14).

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3 contemporary Pacific art exhibitions on show at the National Gallery of Victoria


Combining to produce an in depth exploration of Pacific art and culture, the National Gallery of Victoria, New Zealand is exhibiting three simultaneous exhibitions by Samoan-born Greg Semu, Maori/New Zealand artist Lisa Reihana and long-term collaborators Maori/New Zealand artist Robin White and Tongan artist Ruha Fifita.

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New Zealand’s National Art Award appoints Misal Adnan Yildiz as judge


Turkish artist and curator Misal Adnan Yildiz to select winners for the 2016 National Contemporary Art Award of New Zealand.

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7 curatorial training programmes in Asia-Pacific


Looking for professional experience and training in curatorship? Art Radar lists 7 curatorial training programmes around Asia-Pacific.

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“My Country”: Indigenous Australian art in Auckland – in pictures


Auckland Art Gallery in New Zealand to host largest exhibition of Australian aboriginal art that explores the artists’ connection with the land, both current and ancestral.

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6 of the best street art projects in Asia-Pacific right now


Six exciting street art projects in Asia-Pacific and Middle East, hand-picked by Art Radar.

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Shadows of the North: Young Sun Han’s Korean heritage – Hyperallergic interview


In an interview with Hyperallergic, Korean-American artist Young Sun Han reveals how the bizarre rumours about North Korea and the phantoms of his ancestors have influenced his recent exhibition.

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Govett-Brewster brings South Asian art to New Zealand audiences: “Sub-Topical Heat” picture feast


Govett-Brewster art gallery recently concluded its fifth exhibition in a series on contemporary Asian art, entitled “Sub-Topical Heat: New Art from South Asia”.

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