BNEv4: 3 emerging Indonesian artists consider individual role in global art world


Version four of the Bandung New Emergence (BNE) exhibition was held at Selasar Sunaryo Art Space in Bandung, Indonesia in June and July 2012.

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Building cultural bridges: Animation art exhibition connects Iran, Kurdistan – video


PressTV reporter Dale McEwan was in Erbil, Kurdistan in June 2012 to cover an exhibition of work by Mashaallah Mohammadi, an Iranian-Kurdish painter and animator.

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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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Taiwan digital art in rare established Paris gallery showing


Exhibition “False Friends/An Ephemeral Video Library” marks the first time Taiwanese digital art has been showcased in an established Paris gallery. Three Taiwanese artists, Ming-Yu Lee, Wu Shang Lin and Chia Wei Hsu, are among 24 international artists whose video-based works are on display in the city’s Jeu de Paume.

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Contemporary artist and artwork sneak preview from new entirely online VIP Art Fair


The experimental all-online VIP Art Fair is set to start on 22 January and in anticipation of the opening, the fair’s press department has sent around a quick sneak preview of artworks and artists. Of the twelve international galleries mentioned, two are from the Asian region.

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Para/Site bring Indonesian moving image to Hong Kong – Record Waves exhibition


“Recorded Waves: Moving Images from Indonesia” began at Para/Site Art Space in Hong Kong in November this year. Curated by Para/Site’s Executive Director and Curator Alvaro Rodríguez Fominaya, the exhibition displays an assemblage of examples of the development of video art in Indonesia. It is presented simultaneously with “Jompet.Third Realm”, a solo exhibition of work by celebrated Indonesian artist Kuswidananto aka Jompet.

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If it makes you scratch your head, its art – Sakshi 25th anniversary exhibition


MUMBAI ART SHOW SAKSHI GALLERY SWAPAN SETH Mumbai-based Sakshi Gallery has made the rather unusual decision of having a first-time curator put together its golden jubilee show. Having said that, the gallery is well-known for exhibiting experimental works so perhaps, … Continue reading

Artist Manit Sriwanichpoom’s pink prophecies for Thailand – Art Radar interview


“Phenomena and Prophecies” is an exhibition of over 100 photographic and video works by the internationally acclaimed Thai artist Manit Sriwanichpoom. In an interview with the artist, Art Radar explores how he uses photography to expose the brutal truth behind Thai society and to denounce consumerism through satirical compositions.

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