Video Art: Newfangled or here to stay? 6 must-read Art Radar posts


Though video art has been a cultural staple since the 1960s, it has proven especially popular with young and mid-career Asian artists. As part of our “lists” series, we’ve collected six of our best video art posts.

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Cao Fei’s unsung factory heroes explained – art:21 video


Chinese artist Cao Fei discusses the anti-hero characteristics she gave factory workers from the Pearl River Delta region in China in a recent theatrical work.

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Young Russian contemporary artists on art as communication – video


Dmitri Venkov and Baibakov Art Projects explore the idea of art as communication in their 2008 video The World of the OtherArt Radar takes a look.

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Russian Pavilion at Venice Biennale: VernissageTV two minute video tour


VernissageTV releases a video tour of the Russian Pavillion at the 54th Venice Biennale. The video captures the work of Andrei Monastyrski and artist group Collective Actions.

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Yayoi Kusama ‘Dots Room’ enchants young child – video on Hyperallergic


In this joyous video a child runs excitedly around Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama’s Infinity Dots Mirrored Room (1996), on display at the Mattress Factory in Pittsburgh, USA.

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Thai installation artist Rirkrit Tiravanija’s relational aesthetic – Studio Banana TV video interview


Thai installation artist Rirkrit Tiravanija appears in another great video interview by Studio Banana TV in which the internationally known artist talks on social intentions.

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Video artist Chen Chieh Jen’s diary for Taiwan society – Studio Banana TV interview


Most people in countries around the world move silently through their lives. Taiwanese video artist Chen Chieh Jen attempts to gives a voice to those less-represented.

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Takashi interview number 3 in VernissageTV top 10 videos for 2010


While Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, perhaps unsurprisingly, claimed top spot with the channel’s video on his much-discussed Tate Modern exhibition, Sunflower Seeds, it seemed viewers thought that what Japanese Takashi Murakami had to say was worth third place in this list.

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