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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PiST///: a space for interdisciplinary art in Istanbul – art:21

ISTANBUL ART SPACES PROFILE Exploring the art scene of a new city can be a challenge. As we roam the Internet we occasionally discover profiles of off-the-beat art centres: here is one, published on art:21, that should inspire you to … Continue reading

MoMA Chinese contemporary art book refreshing – Taipei Times review

The Taipei Times reviews MoMA NY’s latest publication on Chinese Contemporary art, labelling it “serenely astute, clear-headed and sane.”

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Maraya Art Centre hub for contemporary Arab art

The Maraya Art Centre is located in the heart of Sharjah in Al-Qasba, a city that is rising as a Middle Eastern cultural center. This institution is the product of collaborative efforts to create a place where contemporary Arab art can bloom. In this article we offer a profile of the Centre; we talk about its components and why it was developed.

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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

Korean pop art flaunted in Singapore – 6 artists profiled

Korean art has been making wave in the Singapore art scene. Following on from the success of “Korean Eye: Fantastic Ordinary”, a travelling spin-off of the highly successful Korean Eye, “Korean Pop Art” took place at S.Bin Art Plus this October. Here, six Korean artists embrace technology and craft, working with references to television and pop culture. We list the artists and include images of their work.

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Young Chinese artist Li Hui lights up Netherlands: an Art Radar interview

CHINESE ARTIST SOLO EXHIBITION LIGHT ART NETHERLANDS Following his impressive solo exhibition last year in Mannheim, Germany, young Chinese artist Li Hui brings yet another surprise to the European art scene. In the pitch-dark exhibition space provided by The Centre of Artificial Light in … Continue reading

Artpartment a Hong Kong space for experimental art – video

ARTIST-RUN SPACES VIDEOS PERFORMANCE ART VIDEO ART STOP MOTION We bring you another summary of an [art]attack show by ChooChooTV, this one profiling C&G Artpartment, founded by Clara Cheung, who studied art in the United States for four years, and Cheng Yee … Continue reading