Myanmar artist Aye Ko wins Joseph Balestier Award for Freedom of Art 2017


A finalist for three consecutive editions, Aye Ko tops the 2017 shortlist including female artists Arahmaiani from Indonesia and Chaw Ei Thein from Myanmar for the Joseph Balestier Award for Freedom of Art.

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11 Artists from the Jakarta Contemporary Ceramics Biennale 2016


Art Radar features some artworks on show at the 4th Jakarta Contemporary Ceramics Biennale.

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Navigating Nameless Seas: 11 Asian artists in “Odyssey” at Singapore Art Museum


The latest Singapore Art Museum group exhibition conjures stories of journeys at sea seen through the eyes of some among the most inspirational artists working in the Asia-Pacific region today.

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Sovereign Art Prize announces finalists for 2016


The Sovereign Asian Art Prize’s 12th edition sees the “strongest yet” selection of museum-quality works from Asia-Pacific.

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Shifting tensions in Vietnamese contemporary art: A brief history


Art Radar takes a look at Vietnam’s art historical context to explain the dynamics of its contemporary art, with its current arbitrary censorship and art spaces’ bold strategies to circumvent it.

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Contemporary art in… Ho Chi Minh City: Art Radar guide


Art Radar’s city guides series is back with the must-see art destinations in Southeast Asian art hub Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam.

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27 contemporary Southeast Asian artists featured in ASEAN-Korea photo exhibition


KOREAN ASEAN CONTEMPORARY PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION Created to showcase the range of dynamic contemporary photography coming from Korean and Southeast Asian artists, “Emerging Wave“, currently on view at the GoEun Museum of Photography in Busan (South Korea), features works from 27 artists … Continue reading

Contemporary Asian art research grant 2009 – call for applications by Asia Art Archive


ASIAN ART RESEARCH GRANT The first of its kind in the field, AAA Research Grant was created by Asia Art Archive with the generous support of Martell in 2005. It was established to encourage understanding of the exciting developments taking … Continue reading