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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Sharjah Art Foundation Production Programme grant winners announced


At the closing reception of the annual March Meeting on 19 March 2012, the Sharjah Art Foundation announced the winners of its Production Programme grant.

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Japanese artist Hirotoshi Iwasaki draws time with video – picture feast


Thirty-year-old Japanese artist Hirotoshi Iwasaki combines drawing and animation to create flip book-like artworks and video pieces that explore time, memory and space.

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Copyright-safe video resource for artists – New York Times


VIDEO ART RESOURCE INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY Over 10,000 Creative Commons-licensed videos are soon to appear on a new section of YouTube’s free online video editor, The New York Times reported in June 2011. Debates over copyright on YouTube are the drivers … Continue reading

Artist Silas Fong’s daring Hong Kong video solo – soundslide


Listen to up-and-coming Hong Kong video artist Silas Fong talk on his latest solo in the city, “Memory Disorder” while images of his work slide by.

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Video artist Chen Chieh Jen’s diary for Taiwan society – Studio Banana TV interview


Most people in countries around the world move silently through their lives. Taiwanese video artist Chen Chieh Jen attempts to gives a voice to those less-represented.

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Artists turn to video art: Will collectors follow suit? The Art Newspaper examines


More and more artists are turning to video art to present their ideas and opinions. As new technology makes the medium more accessible, will collectors show interest?

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3 out of 5 Sharjah Biennial 10 prizes go to Asian visual artists


We highlight the three Asian visual artists that have been honoured in the Sharjah Biennial Prize for 2011. A Pakistani miniaturist took out the top prize.

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