“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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“Artist and Empire: (En)countering Colonial Legacies” at National Gallery Singapore


The National Gallery Singapore features an exhibition first presented at Tate Britain in 2015, shedding light on the art in Asia associated with the British Empire and contemporary artists’ critiques on colonialism.

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Finalists announced for 2016 Joseph Balestier Freedom of Art Award


The shortlisted finalists for the Joseph Balestier Award for Freedom of Art 2016 include Lee Wen, Aye Ko and Nguyen Trinh Thi.

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5 Highlights from the Asian Art Biennial 2015


The 5th Asian Art Biennial at the National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts (NTMoFA) themed “Artist Making Movement” demonstrates how art can also affect social change.

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Preview: START Art Fair at Saatchi Gallery spotlights emerging art scenes


START Art Fair re-dimensions the global art fair to gallery size.

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Performance art in Sri Lanka: 4 reasons why it is time to take a look


Performance artist and Art Radar Institute student Godwin Constantine writes about the recent developments of performance art in Sri Lanka.

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Asia’s “Art Cities of the Future”: Where are the region’s emerging art hubs?


The recently released Phaidon book Art Cities of the Future: 21st Century Avant-Gardes highlights twelve art cities of the future with unique avant-garde scenes, five of which are Asian.

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What to see at Singapore Biennale 2013 – in pictures


Art Radar takes a look at ten art works that explore how people in Southeast Asia are “increasingly active participants in current globalising movements” as part of the Singapore Biennale 2013: “If the World Changed” on view from 26 October 2013 to 16 February 2014.

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