Shirin Neshat’s inspiration from home – TED video


In a TED Talks video posted in May 2011, Shirin Neshat tells the audience how, as an artist in exile, she was inspired by her home country and people there.

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Mella Jaarsma in rare Manila performance art residency


Multidisciplinary artist Mella Jaarsma was one of four artists invited to take part in a rare performance art residency hosted by Filipino gallery Manila Contemporary.

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Archimuse immersive art history lessons for kids: Dress up included


It can be tough to engage today’s tech-dependent children in “real world” art history education but it seems that French company Archimuse has found a solution.

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Words in Art: Australian artist Josephine Starrs maps rivers with poetry


Australian artists Josephine Starrs and Leon Cmielewski use poetry, local quotes and lyrics in their environmentally-conscious new media art.

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Is China shooting a cultural missile at Taiwanese art? Taipei Times examines


CHINA TAIWAN CULTURE CROSS-STRAIT RELATIONS More on China’s use of cultural power to influence social change In January this year Art Radar Asia published a summary of an article printed in Canada’s Toronto Star regarding the Chinese government’s use of … Continue reading