Elliat Albrecht is a writer and editor whose work has been published in publications including Artforum, Frieze, Ocula and MOMUS. She holds a BFA in Critical and Cultural Practices and an MA in Literary and Cultural Studies (The University of Hong Kong). Formerly based in Hong Kong, she now resides in Canada.
Intended for Art Basel Hong Kong, Andrew Luk's new sculpture at de Sarthe reflects on human brutality and nature.
What to Let Go?, the sixth annual [Para Site] International Conference (22–24 November 2018) organised by [Hong Kong] non-profit art organisation Para Site, took as its theme the tangled issu
The second day of What to Let Go? —[Para Site]'s international conference at [Tai Kwun] – Centre for Heritage and Arts in Hong Kong—was largely focused on the subjects of artefacts and repat
Expanding on the previous two days' themes of heritage, archives and repatriation, the third and final day of [Para Site]'s international conference at [Tai Kwun] – Centre for Heritage and Arts
It's not a whole lot of fun to be an American right now.
'Why cover the same ground again?' Odysseus asked in The Odyssey, one of literature's most lionised tales of homecoming. His question is echoed by New York and Telluride-based artist Christopher K H
[Kim Yong-Ik] is the understated rebel of the Korean art world. Over his 40-year career as an artist, writer, and curator, Kim has resisted categorical affiliation with dominant art movements in Ko
On a September day in 1962, two men set out on a day trip to Lake Como in Northern Italy. One, a self-taught Italian artist who had rushed the day before from Paris to arrive on time, and the other, a
Artist Hyon Gyon's Eleven Minutes (2014) is a near-monochrome record of bodily movement—clumps of ivory encaustic are embedded with tufts of white faux fur and chalky cloth taken from the artist's bed.
A comparison between the control and study of nature in 'The Garden' and Hong Kong’s unique political situation is clear in this exhibition.
Albert Yonathan Setyawan believes there's a holiness in recurrence. Born in Bandung, the Indonesian artist is known for his drawings and performances, but is perhaps most widely recognised for his mas
Looking at one of [Hiroshi Senju]'s waterfall paintings feels akin to being alone inside a dark cave with a private cascade. They are not Niagara, Yosemite or Victoria; Hiroshi Senju's intimate wat
Indonesian artist duo [indieguerillas], comprised of husband and wife Dyatmiko 'Miko' Lancur Bawono and Santi Ariestyowanti, was formed in 1999 in [Yogyakarta] as a graphic design firm. If the '
On a spring morning in Seoul, in a neighbourhood hushed enough to feel removed from the city, I met with collector and gallerist Hyun-Sook Lee at her home. Indications of the depth of her art collecti
A former Liverpool rock musician with notable 1980s hits to his name, British artist Ged Quinn (b. 1963, UK) now comes off as an avid reader. Among the literary references in his current exhibition
Serbian-born artist [Djordje Ozbolt] is known for his use of humour to address social and political issues through eclectic painting, sculpture and drawings. His works are always vibrant, often
National tensions were high in the weeks leading up to Art Busan (2–5 June 2017). Three days before the opening of the fair in the South Korean port city, an article in the Korea Joongang Daily ann
Taiwan's contribution to the 57 th Venice Biennale is an exhaustive record of the passing of time—an ostensibly banal proceeding that has here been reframed in a monumental way. Staged in Palazzo de
A 17-metre-long boat made of rattan, beeswax and string hangs in the Singapore Pavilion in the Sale d'Armi building at the Arsenale for the 57th Venice Biennale (13 May–26 November 2017). The ship
Initiated by Singapore-based [Gajah Gallery] in 2012, Yogyakarta Art Lab (YAL) is a foundry and production house located in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. With a small staff expertly trained in a variet
A familiar childhood activity to many, the game of 'exquisite corpse' was invented by the Surrealists as a means of assembling disparate images—usually of bodies—to create an unusual and often hu
At six in the morning, the crows of brown city-dwelling roosters began. Then came the howling dogs, the melodic chants, the children's voices, and the roar of motorbikes, punctuated by the cacophony o
In Part One of this conversation, Tyler Russell, executive director and curator of Centre A | Vancouver International Centre for Contemporary Asian Art, outlined Vancouver's problematic colonial histo