Preview: Art Basel Hong Kong 2016 – 9 booth highlights


The fourth edition of Art Basel Hong Kong will unveil a greater depth and range of art from Asia.

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Art Basel Hong Kong 2015: new calendar and format successful – fair round up


The third edition of Art Basel Hong Kong closed on 17 March 2015 with strong sales and a star-studded turn-out, offering rich regional flavours and providing a significant boost to the Asian art scene.

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Adeline Ooi is new Asia director for Art Basel Hong Kong


Art Basel appoints Adeline Ooi as Director Asia. Malaysian Adeline Ooi starts her new role as Director Asia of Art Basel in January 2015, stepping up from her previous role as VIP Relations Manager for Southeast Asia. She brings specialised … Continue reading

Cities of the future: What’s next for art and urbanism? Default 13 interview


Default 13, an international residency programme organised by Ramdom and Arthub Asia,  is bringing together 18 Asian and European artists to discuss art and urban regeneration.

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Southeast Asian photography: Langgeng Art Foundation holds rare group showing


The Langgeng Art Foundation has brought together works by Southeast Asia’s top photographers in a rare exhibition that is running until 21 January 2012.

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Malaysian artist Yee I-Lann mixes batik and photography in “Boogeyman” exhibition


“Boogeyman” is Malaysian artist Yee I-Lann’s attempt to document and explore the notion of the Orang Besar, a Southeast Asian term used to describe those members of the socio-political and economic elite in the area. In this exhibition, the artist uses a mix of batik and photography techniques to develop elaborate works which provoke a strong emotive response.

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Top 14 books on Southeast Asian art by Adeline Ooi


ART BOOKS INDONESIA MALAYSIA SINGAPORE PHILIPPINES THAILAND This primer reading list has been selected by Adeline Ooi of Kuala Lumpur-based Rogue Art, an art consultancy group specialising in the management of art projects, exhibitions, collections and publications. Adeline will be … Continue reading

Inspiring art in important Indonesian art shows Spring 2009


INDONESIAN ART REVIEWS Indonesian art has proved a real inspiration in these times of cynicism and economic despair says Adeline Ooi after her tour of some of the most important exhibitions of Indonesian art around Southeast Asia this spring. Read on for … Continue reading