Recording, resisting, reframing: Contemporary Middle Eastern photography at V&A Museum – curator interview


Art Radar talks to curator Dr. Marta Weiss about “Light from the Middle East: New Photography”, held at the V&A between 13 November 2012 and 7 April 2013.

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Singapore Gillman Barracks 2012 opening: Optimism abounds


Gallerists and artists are optimistic that Gillman Barracks, which officially opened on 14 September 2012, will have a positive impact on the contemporary art scene in Singapore and Asia.

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Tale of two Taiwan cities: 4 day contemporary art tour


Art Radar spent four days in Taipei and Taichung visiting art galleries and museums and found an active and thriving contemporary art scene that embraces Asian and Western art in a wide range of media.

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Debating street art: ISAD forums in Indonesia


ISAD is not only archiving street art, but also creating an ongoing discussion of the art form and urban culture in Indonesia, with organised talks by guest speakers. Art Radar spotlights ISAD’s first four forums.

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Preserving Indonesian street art: ISAD director Andi Rharharha interview


The Indonesia Street Art Database (ISAD) is an online portal that is setting out to archive street art in Indonesia. Art Radar sits down with director, Andi Rharharha, to find out more.

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Get Indonesian street art smart: Glimpses from ISAD


The Indonesian Street Art Database (ISAD) is a new artist-run project that aims to archive street art in Indonesia as a documentation of the country’s urban culture.

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Art Jog ’12 opening weekend sales: Indonesian contemporary painting dominates


The 2012 edition of Art Jog saw healthy sales on its opening weekend, with buyers favouring contemporary Indonesian paintings. Art Jog ’12 officially opened on 14 July 2012. Initial sales indicate a healthy interest in contemporary Indonesian painting. While it is … Continue reading

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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