Building cultural bridges: Animation art exhibition connects Iran, Kurdistan – video


PressTV reporter Dale McEwan was in Erbil, Kurdistan in June 2012 to cover an exhibition of work by Mashaallah Mohammadi, an Iranian-Kurdish painter and animator.

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Video Art: Newfangled or here to stay? 6 must-read Art Radar posts


Though video art has been a cultural staple since the 1960s, it has proven especially popular with young and mid-career Asian artists. As part of our “lists” series, we’ve collected six of our best video art posts.

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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

Multiple biennale-exhibiting female video artist Larissa Sansour shows a fresh view of Palestine


PALESTINIAN VIDEO ART ‘Soup Over Bethlehem’ (2006) by Larissa Sansour, depicts an ordinary Palestinian family, Sansour’s own, around a dinner table on a rooftop overlooking the West Bank city of Bethlehem. In this entrancing 9 minute (save it for the … Continue reading

4 Asian video artists make top 30 – Art Report's international rankings


ASIAN VIDEO NEW MEDIA Art-Report, a German art website, has published a list that ranks the top 30 living contemporary video artists globally. By video artist, it refers to artists whose works are based on video and film as their … Continue reading