7 exhibitions and events not to miss at ACAW 2016 in New York


Asia Contemporary Art Week is a series of exhibitions, events and symposia held across New York City that seeks to heighten the awareness and visibility of contemporary art practices from Asia within the United States.

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Thinking Performance at Asia Contemporary Art Week 2015, New York – Leeza Ahmady interview


Asia Contemporary Art Week’s Director and Curator Leeza Ahmady speaks to Art Radar about the third installment of FIELD MEETING focused on performance art.

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FIELD MEETING at Asia Contemporary Art Week 2014, New York – interview (part 2)


Art Radar’s interview with Asian Contemporary Art Week’s Director Leeza Ahmady and Associate Curator Xin Wang continues. In this instalment, Ahmady and Wang talk about creating a communal studio experience during a two-day forum called FIELD MEETING.

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The changing landscape of Asian art in New York: Asia Contemporary Art Week 2014 – interview (part 1)


Director of Asian Contemporary Art Week (ACAW), Leeza Ahmady, and this year’s contributing curator, Xin Wang, speak to Art Radar about organising ACAW and curating artists from broader Asia, in the first part of a two-episodes interview.

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Think global, ‘art’ local: Curators discuss contemporary curatorial practice – conference


Eminent international curators discuss the role of art and curating in Asia in the radio show “Urgency and Relevance: A Curatorial Perspective”, aired on Clocktower Productions on 5 May 2014 as part of the series “Dialogues in Asian Contemporary Art”.

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Making art history: New York’s Season of Cambodia 2013 – curator interview Leeza Ahmady, Erin Gleeson


Leeza Ahmady and Erin Gleeson speak to Art Radar about curating Cambodian contemporary art for the 2013 Season of Cambodia festival in New York City.

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Curator Patrick Flores: early Southeast Asian manifestos and art movements – ART on AIR podcast


We have tuned in to another Art on Air podcast, this one recording a talk with Philippine curator and scholar Patrick Flores at New York’s Tyler Rollins Fine Art.

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Excitement at Asian Contemporary Art Week despite recession – interview Leez Ahmady director ACAW


ASIAN CONTEMPORARY ART WEEK NEW YORK 2009 Director Leeza Ahmady talks to Art Radar about some of the highlights of the Asian Contemporary Art Week in New York 2009 and tells us how excited she is that it has come together so well despite the … Continue reading