Otobong Nkanga wins Yanghyun Prize 2015

Nigerian artist Otobong Nkanga wins 8th edition of the Korean Yanghyun Prize.

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The growing presence of Brazilian art in the Middle East: Solange Farkas – curator interview

Art Radar speaks to Solange Farkas, Founder and Director of Associação Cultural Videobrasil, about the growing international interest in Brazilian art and the fundamental exchange between artists in Latin America, the Middle East and North Africa.

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Curating as an art form – Art Reoriented interview

Sam Bardaouil and Till Fellrath co-founders of Art Reorient talk to Art Radar and explains why they are contemporary art curators.

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“Terms and Conditions” apply: Arab art in Singapore – picture feast

Singapore Art Museum’s group show “Terms and Conditions”, from 28 June to 8 September 2013, is the first major show featuring Arab artists in South East Asia, as part of the development of political, economical and cultural ties between Singapore and the Gulf region.

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Pockets of change in Asian art infrastructure – interview Leeza Ahmady director ACAW

ASIAN CONTEMPORARY ART WEEK NEW YORK 2009 Asian Contemporary Art Week director Leeza Ahmady talks about the ‘ incredible’ initiatives in India and Hong Kong which are helping to build an Asian art infrastructure, Indian collector Anupam Poddar’s first time … Continue reading

Beirut finally has a permanent, non-commercial arts centre

 ART SPACE LEBANON   The Lebanese capital hosts one of the most vibrant and celebrated contemporary art scenes in the Middle East, reports Kaelen Wilson-Goldie in an article for The National. L’Agenda Culturel, Beirut’s biweekly listings guide to cultural happenings … Continue reading

Abu Dhabi's Venice Biennale curator Catherine David says only 6 interesting artists from Emirates, whom will she show?

  ART ABU DHABI The Abu Dhabi Authority for Culture and Heritage (ADACH) announced late last month that the city-state will participate in next year’s 53rd Venice Biennale of Visual Art, entitled “Making Worlds,” a first for the oil-rich Gulf … Continue reading