“Political Acts: Pioneers of Performance Art in Southeast Asia” at the Arts Centre Melbourne


Art Radar takes a closer look at some of the participating performance artists and their practice in “Political Acts: Pioneers of Performance Art in Southeast Asia”.

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Transformative traditions: Dana Langlois and Reaksmey Yean of Cambodia’s JavaArts – in conversation


Java Café and Gallery founder Dana Langlois and Curator for Creative Programmes Reaksmey Yean speaks with Art Radar about their inception nearly two decades on and its ever-evolving future projects.

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Nomadic exhibition project Parked launches in New Delhi


Kanika Anand, founder of the curatorial platform Parked, introduces her brand new nomadic exhibition project, which originates from the need to rethink the format of existing brick and mortar galleries, and provides new forms and spaces for artists’ visibility.

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Finalists for Sovereign Asian Art Prize 2015 on show in Hong Kong


Works by the 30 Sovereign Asian Art Prize finalists, shortlisted from a total of 236 independently nominated entries from 13 countries, will be exhibited in Hong Kong from 11 to 13 March 2015.

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When Bangkok meets Phnom Penh, ‘un-compared’ – in pictures


Thai and Cambodian artists explore and uncover unpredictable links between each others art practice in “Rates of Exchange, Un-Compared”. The works are on show at H Gallery in Bangkok and will travel to SA SA BASSAC gallery in Phnom Penh in January 2015.

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Cambodian performance art: “Roundtables” seminar


Artists, curators and researchers explore performance art in Cambodia in a day-long seminar – “Roundtables: The Body, the Lens, the City”. Critical issues including the use of the body, art in the context of the city scape and the role of documentation in performance were on the agenda.

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DEEP S.E.A.: Khvay Samnang, Aditya Novali and Donna Ong’s tales of three cities


In our third post on Primo Marella Gallery’s “DEEP S.E.A.” exhibition, we examine different responses from three Southeast Asian artists to the realities of contemporary urban life.

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Art Radar’s 17 most-searched Asian contemporary artists, January to June 2012


Heading into the second half of the year, Art Radar’s artist search data for January to June has just come in. 2012 brought with it several major changes to the list.

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