Seoul’s Mediacity 2014 presents 12 new works and a pan-Asian vision


The SeMA Biennale’s Mediacity Seoul, which is one of the few biennales in Asia that focus on new media art, will feature 12 new works for the first time since its inception in 2000.

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Art Now! Volume 4: A contemporary art compendium – book review


Taschen’s Art Now! 4, a contemporary art compendium, focuses on the art and artists of East Asia, including China, Japan and Korea, with 100 artist profiles, images and essays.

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Did the chorus of curators hit the right note? Gwangju Biennale 2012 review round-up


The ninth edition of the Gwangju Biennale, which ran from 7 September to 11 November, 2012, raised eyebrows for its diverse thematic programme. Many commentators found the format chaotic.

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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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