Reviews Across Asia

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The artist’s poignant solo exhibition, part of Antenna Space's Antenna-tenna programme in Shanghai, captures queer life through fleeting touches and whispered speech

BY Alvin Li | 21 SEP 21

At Komaba Museum, Tokyo, a retrospective showcases the late postwar artist and theorist’s dedication to transforming polarized media representations

BY Azby Brown | 17 AUG 21

At HOTA Gallery, 19 artists mine local histories and draw out contradictions in the area’s development

BY Andy Butler | 28 JUN 21

At MO_Space, Taguig, two artists project materiality through contrasting approaches to painting

BY Carlos Quijon, Jr. | 28 MAY 21

A show at Nanjing’s Sifang Art Museum sparks a dialogue between two artists working through generational trauma

BY Alvin Li | 19 MAY 21

Curated by Defne Ayas and Natasha Ginwala, this year’s edition explores transnational kinships and inherited healing practices to commemorate the 40th anniversary of Gwangju May Uprising

BY Hayoung Chung | 10 MAY 21

At STPI, Singapore, the artist's solo exhibition wryly investigates the systems and structures of power 

BY Wong Bing Hao | 26 APR 21

With a new work on view at the Queens Museum, the artist continues to probe the paradox of Asian-American visibility and ‘model minority’ myth

BY Alex Jen | 09 APR 21

At the Seoul Museum of Art, rarely seen footage of the artist’s militant performances documents the precedents of her international renown  

BY Park Jaeyong | 08 APR 21

At de Sarthe Gallery, Hong Kong, a racecourse for drones becomes an arena for exploring the small aircraft's transformative potential

BY Emily Verla Bovino | 30 MAR 21

Trisha Low on encountering Singapore’s fantastic, ubiquitous symbol of independence

BY Trisha Low | 25 MAR 21

From a historical revaluation of the 1985 New Wave movement to Qiu Zhijie’s performance lectures, these are the best shows from the city

BY Nooshfar Afnan | 24 MAR 21

From Heman Chong’s wry humour in Singapore to Lee Bul’s ‘soft sculpture’ performances in Seoul, these are the must-see shows in the region 

BY frieze | 10 MAR 21

At Arario Gallery, Seoul, the conceptual artist’s effaced periodicals expose the limits of perception and reject dominant value systems 

BY Andy St. Louis | 22 FEB 21

The Sharjah Art Foundation presents ‘Black Pocket’ a survey of the artist’s work exploring memory and inherited trauma at the hands of imperialism

BY Melissa Gronlund | 09 FEB 21

At Streams, Hong Kong, what was once the region's centre of toy manufacturing becomes a trippy tumble into a world of toxic teddies and sadistic Care Bears 

BY Emily Verla Bovino | 05 FEB 21

A group show at The Third Line, Dubai, featuring Sophia Al-Maria and Farah Al Qasimi, explores the nostalgia that comes with temporal dislocation  

BY Cleo Roberts | 04 FEB 21

From Luka Yuanyuan Yang's video project on America’s Chinatowns to Yu Ji's investigation of forgotten histories in an unoccupied apartment, these are the best shows from the city 

BY Alvin Li, Maya Kramer AND Yuan Fuca | 13 JAN 21

Informed by his Manchurian identity, the artist sets out by motorcycle for the Chinese Eastern Railway to explore the Northeast province's fading heritage

BY Nooshfar Afnan | 08 DEC 20

In the Aranya Gold Coast Community, north of Beijing, an exhibition aims to critically intervene with its spectacular surroundings

BY Alvin Li | 23 NOV 20