Mamoru Okumo’s sound art in Hong Kong: Everyday objects become musical instruments


Japanese sound artist Mamoru Okuno transforms everyday objects and practice into musical instruments, introducing Hong Kong audiences to an art experience that blurs the line between viewing and listening.

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The art of history: Singaporean artist Choy Ka Fai rediscovers lost republic


Singaporean artist Choy Ka Fai’s project “Lan Fang Chronicles 2012” wove together fact and fiction to create a tangible legacy for what was possibly the first democratic republic in Southeast Asia.

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Yoko Ono to exhibit solo in India for first time – Times of India


Yoko Ono is to hold her first Indian solo in January 2012 at Vadehra Gallery in New Delhi, The Times of India reported on 3 December 2011.

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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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Thoughts can be art! Chinese artist-curator duo Liu Ding, Carol Yinghua Lu interview


Art Radar talks to Chinese artist-curators Liu Ding and Carol Yinghua Lu, who discuss their ongoing projects, Liu Ding’s Store – In Conversations and Little Movements.

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Japanese-Korean artist Lee Ufan gets Guggenheim retrospective – review round-up


We look at what critics are saying about “Lee Ufan: Marking Infinity”, which opened in June 2011 at the Guggenheim in New York and is the artists’ first American retrospective.

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South Asian artists: 4 top posts from 2009 to 2011


In the third post of our ongoing ‘Lists’ series, we dig deep into our archives to bring you the best and brightest posts written by us on the topic of ‘South Asian artists’.

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Words in Art: Wenda Gu on rewriting and retranslating traditional Chinese culture


As we near the end of our “Words in Art” series we look at how seminal Chinese artist Wenda Gu manipulates and reinvents the traditional calligraphy of his home country.

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