Music as Freedom: sound in the visual art practice of Vietnam’s Vũ Dân Tân – artist profile


Long considered the acute opposite of mainstream Vietnamese contemporary art, artist Vũ Dân Tân is celebrated with a three-week long exhibition that examines his mixed media and installation practice, that towards the end of his life incorporated sound and music components as a means to interrogate the cultural traditions of his home country.

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8 artists to know at Art Paris Art Fair 2015


Art Radar profiles 8 artists from Asia, the Middle East and Africa at Art Paris Art Fair 2015.

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Contemporary Dialogues: Art in Myanmar – interview


FluxKit talk about Contemporary Dialogues, an international festival of culture and arts at PEN Myanmar in Yangon, an organisation promoting literature and freedom of expression.

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History, memory, nation: Thai artists depict a country of complexity – picture feast


Six Thai artists reflect on the current state of Thailand in “Subjective Truth”, an exhibition curated by Iola Lenzi at 10 Chancery Lane Gallery, Hong Kong and coinciding with the first edition of Art Basel Hong Kong 2013.

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“DEEP S.E.A.”: Why concept determines medium for Burmese artist Aung Ko


In the first in a short series of examinations of artwork in Primo Marella Gallery’s “DEEP S.E.A.” exhibition, curator Iola Lenzi talks to Art Radar about Myanmar artist Aung Ko’s artworks and practice.

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Art Stage Singapore 2012 round up: Sales slow, coverage listless


From 12-15 January, the Marina Bay Sands Convention and Exhibtion Center hosted the second annual Art Stage Singapore, organised by Art Basel and Art Basel Miami founder Lorenzo Rudolf.

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