10 highlights from the 20th Biennale of Sydney


The Biennale of Sydney is the longest running exhibitions of its kind after Venice and São Paulo. In its 20th edition, Artistic Director Stephanie Rosenthal from London’s Haywood Gallery presents works by 83 artists under the title the future is already here – it’s just not evenly distributed. The title refers to how technology is surpassing expectations of what we could expect in the future; however, these advances, like many resources, are not available to all.

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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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Fourth Moscow Biennale all about new media art – review round up


Art Radar presents key ideas from commentators and critics at The Fourth Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, which was themed “Rewriting Worlds”.

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Asian pavilions at the 54th Venice Biennale – first critic response


ART HK 11 is over and as art world attention moves back to Europe, we take a look at what pavilions from the Asian region are offering viewers at the 54th Venice Biennale.

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Tatzu Nishi’s ‘Merlion Hotel’ over-hyped? Art Radar collects opinions and images


The Merlion Hotel could be considered the centre piece of the 2011 Singapore Biennale. What has response has it engendered from the public and critics?

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Street artist JR covers Shanghai with wrinkly faces – video


In 2010, huge wrinkly faces of elderly Shanghai residents began appearing in various parts of the city. Watch a video on this project created by artist JR.

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Singapore Biennale 2011, 29 of 63 exhibiting artists are from Asia


The list of artists for the 2011 Singapore Biennale has been revealed. Beginning in early March, and this year titled “Open House”, SB2011 will feature over 150 works by 63 artists from 30 countries, with more than half of them premiering new works or creating new commissions. We have picked out the 28 artists who are living , working in or originally from the Asian region and listed them.

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Missed the 8th Gwangju Biennale? Watch it all online


BIENNALES CONTEMPORARY ART EVENTS KOREA Mousse Magazine was chosen by the Gwangju Biennale to put together a series of video portraits of the entire 2010 event. The resulting set of films tour the various exhibition spaces and provide a surprisingly … Continue reading