5 artists to know from the Vietnamese Young Artists Association


Art Radar explores the history of the Vietnamese Young Artists Association (VYAA), established in November 1966 and disbanded in 1975, and introduces five of its influential members still active today.

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Japanese Paramodel artists combine Vietnamese, Japanese toys in new work


Japanese “art unit” Paramodel recently wrapped up their exhibition at the Japanese Foundation Centre in Hanoi, entitled “the plastic model of paramodel is paramodel”.

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Rip up Asia Art Archive mobile library collection in Vietnam


Asia Art Archive materials travel to Vietnam as part of a tour of Asia. Visitors to the library are encouraged to interact with the collection in unexpected ways.

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Taiwan eco-art exhibition Going Green tours America – curator interview


Environmental art in Asia is not a subject we’ve touched on much here at Art Radar. So when we heard about “Going Green”, an environmental art exhibition that took Taiwanese artists and their art to America, we decided to interview curator Jane Ingram Allen to find out more.

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27 contemporary Southeast Asian artists featured in ASEAN-Korea photo exhibition


KOREAN ASEAN CONTEMPORARY PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION Created to showcase the range of dynamic contemporary photography coming from Korean and Southeast Asian artists, “Emerging Wave“, currently on view at the GoEun Museum of Photography in Busan (South Korea), features works from 27 artists … Continue reading

Leading non-profit institutions gathered by Tate Modern for art event: Art Radar Asia lists Asian participants


TATE MODERN ARTS FESTIVALS ASIAN ART INSTITUTIONS LISTS In celebration of the Tate Modern‘s tenth birthday, thirteen Asian art institutions were invited to join global arts festival No Soul For Sale: A Festival of Independents in early May this year. The event brought … Continue reading

Will Vietnamese non-profit art space Sàn Art shift the art scene from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh city? – interview Dinh Q Le


SOUTHEAST ASIAN CONTEMPORARY ART Here is a useful Art Info interview with artist Dinh Q. Le, one of the four founders of the renowned Vietnamese non-profit Sàn Art. Multimedia artist Dinh Q. Le will be having a solo show at MOMA in 2010. Read on … Continue reading