Jameel Prize 4 announces shortlisted artists


London’s V&A has announced its shortlist of 11 artists and designers for the upcoming Jameel Prize 2016, which will be launched in June at the Pera Museum in Istanbul.

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16 Algerian contemporary artists to know now


Contemporary artists residing in Algeria and abroad look beyond its colonial past to uncover new ground. Algeria’s long history of colonialism and conquest provides complex narratives and fertile ground for contemporary artists who push the boundaries between tradition and modernity, … Continue reading

Art jobs and opportunities | Tate, SFMOMA… and more


Looking for new career options in the arts? Art Radar Opportunities is an archive of openings in the visual art world.  Whether you are an artist or an aspiring curator, a market analyst or a scholar, Art Radar Opportunities has listings that will pique your interest. Every week … Continue reading

Art jobs and opportunities | Asian Art Museum, Victoria & Albert Museum… and more


Looking for new career options in the arts? Art Radar Opportunities is an archive of openings in the visual art world.  Whether you are an artist or an aspiring curator, a market analyst or a scholar, Art Radar Opportunities has listings that will pique your interest. Every week … Continue reading

Exhibition at United Nations shines light on Saudi female artisans


Cultural heritage of rural Southern Saudi Arabia in danger of being lost forever.

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Technicolour and the silver screen: Youssef Nabil – interview


Art Radar speaks with Egyptian artist Youssef Nabil about his trademarked hand-coloured black and white images and his second video featuring actress Salma Hayek.

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“Let’s play”: Egyptian artist Nermine Hammam on the credibility of images – interview


Egyptian artist Nermine Hammam talks about how she captures the farce of Orientalist stereotypes in contemporary mashups, the importance of an image’s credibility and the “micro-violations of truth”.

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Azerbaijani artist Faig Ahmed transforms traditional techniques into lush 3D forms – interview


Art Radar speaks with Azerbaijani artist Faig Ahmed to learn more about his most recent work with traditional Azerbaijani textiles, and how the artist avoids being held “hostage to tradition”.

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