Yeondoo Jung Prix Pictet prize photographs peer into Korean family homes


Shortlisted work by Yeondoo Jung, a leading Korean contemporary photographer, is part of a travelling exhibition for “Growth 2011”, the third theme for the Prix Pictet.

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Migrant Ecologies: Innovative Southeast Asian science-art collaboration


Art Radar talks to Lucy Davis about Migrant Ecologies, a project that explores the relationships that exist between both science and art, and nature and humanity.

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Sand-covered Cambodian artist Khvay Samnang’s Phnom Penh lake performance


Cambodian artist Khvay Samnang questions urban development in his home country through performance photography and video, on show at local gallery SA SA BASSAC.

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Enviro art Clean Air Auction backed by Sotheby’s Hong Kong – event alert


Hong Kong’s Clean Air Auction is reportedly the first event of its kind to focus on environmental concerns. We bring you more on the event.

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Words in Art: Australian artist Josephine Starrs maps rivers with poetry


Australian artists Josephine Starrs and Leon Cmielewski use poetry, local quotes and lyrics in their environmentally-conscious new media art.

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Video artists raise awareness about water conservation in China


Beijing’s second “Shan Shui” exhibition, “Shan Shui 2010: H2O”, showcased the works of such internationally acclaimed video and new media artists as Song Dong, Bill Viola, Wang Gongxin and Janaina Tschӓpe, all drawing attention to the subject of water either by using it as their subject or as material in their art.

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Taiwan eco-art exhibition Going Green tours America – curator interview


Environmental art in Asia is not a subject we’ve touched on much here at Art Radar. So when we heard about “Going Green”, an environmental art exhibition that took Taiwanese artists and their art to America, we decided to interview curator Jane Ingram Allen to find out more.

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Taiwanese artist Wu Mali on role of art in communities – Asia Art Archive


Collaboration with communities has been an ongoing significance in Wu Mali’s works for a decade now. As she explains, dealing with socially-engaged practice through art presents a learning experience of its own. In an interview with Asia Art Archive which we summarise, Wu explains her work and why she thinks community collaboration is so important for art practice.

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