Gwangju Biennale 2012: Curatorial genius or chaos?


With so many directors (six) and directions (six overlapping sub-themes), will it be possible for those behind the 9th Gwangju Biennale to produce a cogent and compelling event?

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Impending Arabic Art Glossary seeks to close language gap – resource alert


Art Dubai and Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art have commissioned the first ever Arabic Art Glossary to be developed over the next year, a project led by Palestinian curator Lara Khaldi.

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The art of history: Singaporean artist Choy Ka Fai rediscovers lost republic


Singaporean artist Choy Ka Fai’s project “Lan Fang Chronicles 2012” wove together fact and fiction to create a tangible legacy for what was possibly the first democratic republic in Southeast Asia.

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Phnom Penh artists respond to vanishing lake, rapidly changing lifestyle – curator Erin Gleeson


In April 2011, Voice of America reported local curator Erin Gleeson as stating that nearly 80 percent of Cambodian artists are currently making work in response to urbanisation.

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Stripping ‘Ophelia’ and more: 3 young Taiwanese new media artists in Hong Kong


Hong Kong-based gallery Input/Output (I/O) featured Taiwanese new media artists Yao Chung-Han, Lin Guan-Ming, and Chang Li-Ren in their show “Made in Taiwan”, which closed April 2012.

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