“Time, Light, Japan”: Japanese art from the 1990s to now at the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney


The exhibition “Time, Light, Japan” at the Art Gallery of New South Wales explores the cyclical nature of time through video, photography, sound and installation.

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Okwui Enwezor named first African-born director of the Venice Biennale


Nigerian-born American Okwui Enwezor is appointed curator of the International Art Exhibition of the 56th Venice Biennale in 2015, making him the first African-born curator to hold the position.

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ART HK 12: Hong Kong artist Lee Kit wins ART FUTURES prize


The 2012 ART FUTURES award was awarded to Hong Kong artist Lee Kit for his project Something in My Hands. The prize is given to an emerging artist represented by a young gallery.

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Yang Fudong’s video installations a contemporary form of Chinese hand scrolls


Yang Fudong sheds some light on his unique aesthetic through on explanation of the video works now on show at Spring Workshop and Osage in Hong Kong.

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Words in Art: India’s Raqs Media Collective see all words as equal


Indian artist group Raqs Media Collective is the first to be featured as part of our new words-in-art series. In this interview, Raqs talks about how they use written language to express their particular views and thoughts within their new media works. – Group conversation and discussion, and the recording of this narrative, is integral to their art practice – Their biggest challenge to date was the curation of “The Rest of Now” for Manifesta 7 in 2008 – The group likes to use words that leave the reader asking questions and for them, words have no hierarchy – The installation Skirmish (2010) is part of an ongoing series of ‘love stories’ – Time is often explored in artwork by Raqs and is a concept that particularly interests the group; they discuss Escapement – A show at Experimenter Gallery in February, 2011, is announced as well as a new light sculpture, Revoltage.

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