2 Japanese video artists at Auckland Arts Festival 2011 – profile


Ko Nakajima and Kentaro Taki exhibited new video installations as part of the Visual Art programme of the Auckland Arts Festival 2011. We profile the artists and their work.

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Was Nam June Paik’s Tate Liverpool show information overload? Critics report


Nam June Paik, a Tate Liverpool retrospective celebrating the late artist’s career, wound up in March 2011. We’ve picked out a few of the best critic quotes.

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Words in Art: New media artist Hung Keung’s war on Simplified Chinese


In this interview, Hong Kong-born new media artist Hung Keung explores the philosophy behind Traditional Chinese characters. Part of our “Words in Art” series.

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Manchester’s Chinese Art Centre auction a UK first – event alert


The Chinese Art Centre in Manchester, UK will hold the first ever auction of contemporary Chinese art in the country on 2 December. This silent auction will be accompanied by online bidding options. The fundraiser will include works donated by 29 artists including Gordon Cheung, Suki Chan, Dinu Li, Ed Pien, Ming Wong, Tsang Kin Wah and Pei Yuan Jiang. We include the press release in this event alert.

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2 Indian artists selected to produce new commissions for Liverpool Biennial


Among the ten Asian artists selected to produce new commissions for “Touched”, the name and theme for the Liverpool Biennial International Exhibition 2010, two are contemporary Indian artists. The ten artists are NS Harsha, Ranjani Shettar (India), Do Ho Suh, Minouk Lim (South Korea), Meiro Koizumi, Sachiko Abe (Japan), Song Dong (China), Tehching Hsieh (Taiwan), Will Kwan (Hong Kong), and Tala Madani (Iranian-American). We profile the two Indian artists and include images of their work.

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Video artist Chen Chieh-jen premieres in UK with Empire's Borders II


TAIWANESE ARTIST VIDEO ART UK EXHIBITIONS Following his successful exhibition in the United States, Chen Chieh-jen (b. Taoyuan, Taiwan, 1960), an internationally acclaimed video artist, presents the UK premiere of “Empire’s Borders II – Western Enterprises Inc.” at the Chinese Arts Center … Continue reading

ArtSway Associate Dinu Li’s new solo exhibition on China’s past and present – two Art Radar interviews


BRITISH-CHINESE ARITST PHOTOGRAPHY NEW MEDIA MULTIMEDIA RESIDENCY INTERVIEW QUAD Gallery at Derby, UK presents UK and China-based artist Dinu Li’s past, recent and newly commissioned works in a solo show “Yesterday is History, Tomorrow is Mystery“. This show is partly supported by … Continue reading