Palestinian artists use documentary tactics to sustain and subvert – ArtAsiaPacific


An article published in the Issue 74 of ArtAsiaPacific explores the adoption of documentary-based techniques by contemporary Palestinian artists.

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Sheikh Sultan opens private collection to public putting Sharjah on the UAE art map


PRIVATE COLLECTIONS PUBLIC GALLERIES SHARJAH In Arabic, the word “barjeel”, from which the Barjeel Art Foundation, Sharjah, takes its name, means “wind tower”. For collector and owner Sheikh Sultan Sooud al-Qassemi, the euphemism does very little to hide his vision – … Continue reading

Multiple biennale-exhibiting female video artist Larissa Sansour shows a fresh view of Palestine


PALESTINIAN VIDEO ART ‘Soup Over Bethlehem’ (2006) by Larissa Sansour, depicts an ordinary Palestinian family, Sansour’s own, around a dinner table on a rooftop overlooking the West Bank city of Bethlehem. In this entrancing 9 minute (save it for the … Continue reading

Asian artists on show in Liverpool Biennial September to November 2008


EVENT BIENNIAL LIVERPOOL Celebrating 10 years of commissioning ambitious and challenging new work by leading international artists, the 5th edition of Liverpool Biennial’s International exhibition MADE UP runs from 20 September to 30 November 2008. Artists from Asia include: Khalil … Continue reading