Artist Taloi Havini and Ruth McDougall, curator of Pacific art at Queensland Art Gallery and Gallery of Modern Art, discuss Havini's first Australian solo exhibition, Reclamation .
'This year's Biennale of Sydney seems like a corrective,' writes Soo-Min Shim, 'prioritising autonomy in an international exhibition format that has all too often omitted or sidelined First Nations artists.'
In the United States, parallels have been drawn between the HIV/AIDS crisis and what is unfolding with Covid-19. These connections feed into P·P·O·W's online exhibition, Hell is a Place on Earth. Heaven is a Place in Your Head .
Asia Society is a not-for-profit educational organization dedicated to furthering the understanding of the countries and cultures of Asia. Founded in 1956 by John D. Rockefeller 3rd in New York, we are an international organization with 11 centers in the U.S. and Asia — Hong Kong, Houston, Los Angeles, Manila, Sydney, Mumbai, New York, San Francisco, Seoul, Shanghai and Washington, DC.Read More
The Asia Society Hong Kong Center (ASHK) was established in 1990 by a group of Hong Kong community leaders, led by Sir Q.W. Lee, then chairman of Hang Seng Bank. It is the first overseas center of the 11 centers of Asia Society, which was founded in 1956 by John D. Rockefeller 3rd in New York as a not-for-profit, non-government educational organization.
As a leading platform for the discussion of Pan-Asian subjects and the impact of global concerns on Asia, we offer educational programs for a wide range of audience. In 2011, we hosted close to 100 programs, including lectures, exhibitions, performances, film screenings, tours, seminars and conferences. Over 97% of our programs are open to the public.
With an ever-expanding list of exhibitions and happenings, here is a selection of things to see during Art Basel Hong Kong (29–31 March 2018).
In Hong Kong, during April, to receive one of three prestigious Asia Arts Game Changer awards from the Asia Society, Yoshitomo Nara spoke to Ocula about his work, and how he finds the solitude he needs to create, by living in the small and distant city of Aomori, in northern Japan. Born in 1959, Nara studied at the Aichi Prefectural...
From being the first in a pioneering group of artists who breathed new life into the ossified tradition of Mughal-era miniature painting, Shahzia Sikander has left a trail in gouache across genres and cultures, gathering an astonishing number of accolades along the way. Still smiling from what looked to be an exhilarating exhibit of her animation...
In 2014, I spent twenty days traveling across central and southern China exploring a cross section of roughly twenty of China’s thousands of new museums. This anomolous ‘museum boom’ has spawned much speculation over the driving factors and futures of this new generation of institutions. It has also catalysed discussion on how...
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