Exceptionally “average”: Chinese photographer Wen Ling wins 2012 SH Contemporary prize


Wen Ling’s unique aesthetic of capturing day-to-day life, as well as his pioneering website, won him the 2012 Asia Pacific Photography Prize at SH Contemporary.

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Red stools central in first JavaArts Cambodian artist residency – picture feast


Cambodian-born artist Anida Yoeu Ali completes the inaugural artist-in-residence at JavaArts Gallery in Phnom Penh, Cambodia with the exhibit “The Space Between Inside/Outside”.

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Hong Kong art fair ART HK 12: Art practice and the camera lens – 3 artists discuss at Asia Art Archive


“Artists Through the Lens” was a series of conversations between curators and artists organised by AAA for ART HK 12. Art Radar watched via video stream and live-tweeted the talk.

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Undiscovered Chinese photographers profiled in 88books’ hand-bound zines – resource alert


Based in Vancouver, independent publisher 88books specialises in hand-bound zines profiling the work of up-and-coming Chinese photographers.

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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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Political spectre looms over Ai Weiwei Taiwan exhibition – round up


“Ai Weiwei absent” wrapped up at TFAM on 29 January 2012 after a three-month-long run. Art Radar takes a look at its reception and the political questions surrounding the show.

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India Art Fair 2012: For international galleries, India focus among emerging economies


A round-up of the India Art Fair which ended on 29 January 2012. Art Radar finds out what the overall reception of the fair was this time around.

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300 Andy Warhol works to tour Asia for 3 years – Associated Press


As reported by the Associated Press on 1 February 2012, an Andy Warhol retrospective will tour five cities in Asia over the next three years, starting in Singapore in March 2012.

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