How Taiwan’s city governments view street art: Beautification over vandalism?


Kaohsiung is paving the way for one of the most progressive street art policies in Taiwan, but will legalisation compromise the renegade spirit of the art practice?

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Art Jog ’12: Fresh contemporary art makes for meaningful Indonesian fair


Organisers of the 2012 edition of Art Jog hope to stand out on the now-crowded Asian art fair calendar with their focus on emerging practitioners and an artist-centred exhibition format.

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Japanese artist Hirotoshi Iwasaki draws time with video – picture feast


Thirty-year-old Japanese artist Hirotoshi Iwasaki combines drawing and animation to create flip book-like artworks and video pieces that explore time, memory and space.

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South Asian contemporary art scene: Five artists to watch


Looking for new names in the South Asian art world? Deepika Sorabjee, writing for CNN Go, has profiled five emerging artists from India and Pakistan whose works were recently on display in Mumbai galleries. We provide information and images on the five artists: Bani Abidi (Pakistan, 1971), Prashant Pandey (India, 1984), Waqas Khan (Pakistan), Ritesh Meshram (India, 1975), C K Rajan (India, 1960).

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