Mexico to mandapas: artist Héctor Zamora joins Guggenheim’s Mumbai Lab


BMW Guggenheim Lab, an interdisciplinary project aimed at exploring issues of contemporary urban environments, has enlisted renowned public artist Héctor Zamora for their Mumbai Lab team.

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Tibetan art installation brings homeland to exiles


Tenzing Rigdol, a Tibetan contemporary artist, transported 20,000 kilograms of Tibetan soil to Dharamsala, India, for Our Land, Our People, a site-specific installation piece.

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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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2 Indian artists selected to produce new commissions for Liverpool Biennial


Among the ten Asian artists selected to produce new commissions for “Touched”, the name and theme for the Liverpool Biennial International Exhibition 2010, two are contemporary Indian artists. The ten artists are NS Harsha, Ranjani Shettar (India), Do Ho Suh, Minouk Lim (South Korea), Meiro Koizumi, Sachiko Abe (Japan), Song Dong (China), Tehching Hsieh (Taiwan), Will Kwan (Hong Kong), and Tala Madani (Iranian-American). We profile the two Indian artists and include images of their work.

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