City shows, financial woes: 2012 Shanghai Biennale round up


While the Shanghai Biennale’s new 2012 city pavilion concept attracted a lot of attention, it was overshadowed by financial and curatorial issues in the run-up to the event.

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Sharjah Biennial 11’s global courtyard: Architects from 5 countries to design


Chief Curator Yuko Hasegawa recently announced the building of a brand new city structure which will house works by artists invited to participate in Sharjah Biennial 11.

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Anselm Franke to curate “global systemic crisis” themed Taipei Biennial 2012


German curator and art writer Anselm Franke will curate a biennial that draws its thematic inspiration from “the current situation of a global systemic crisis.”

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Asian Art Biennial 2011: 40 artists from New Zealand to Kazakhstan – event alert


Forty Asian artists are participating in the 2011 Asian Art Biennial. Curator Iris Shu-Ping Huang has asked each to reflect upon today’s “M-shaped” Asian society.

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3 out of 5 Sharjah Biennial 10 prizes go to Asian visual artists


We highlight the three Asian visual artists that have been honoured in the Sharjah Biennial Prize for 2011. A Pakistani miniaturist took out the top prize.

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