Reviews Across Asia

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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

A collaborative effort between authors, musicians and visual artists, this year’s edition presents site-specific works that focus on quotidian experiences and hidden histories 

BY Wooyoung Lee | 19 NOV 20

At Gallery Hyundai, Seoul, the painter combines Korean folk, Chinese Buddhist and Western Renaissance iconography to complicate the idea of national cultural heritage

BY Andy St. Louis | 22 SEP 20

For the inaugural exhibition at I.L.A. Gallery, the artist used the Japanese paper-making technique of washi to connect with rural histories

BY Yosihiro Yabe | 16 SEP 20

With works by 11 artists, ‘Study of Things’ at Guangdong Times Museum offers regional perspectives on rampant industries

BY Alvin Li | 15 SEP 20

In Prajakta Potnis’s show at Project 88, Mumbai, her uncle’s illness eerily presages the Covid-19 emergency

BY Skye Arundhati Thomas | 09 APR 20

The paintings and woodcuts at Tokyo’s Taka Ishii Gallery miss something in their nostalgia for an older vision of image-making

BY Ella Fleck | 05 MAR 20

The traditional and the technological combine to offer visions of our uncertain future

BY Skye Arundhati Thomas | 24 FEB 20

Showing new commissions produced over a two-year period, ‘Modes of Encounter’ is an attempt to reset the relationship between artists, institutions and publics – that doesn’t quite come off

BY Alvin Li | 06 FEB 20

A retrospective at Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo struggles to convey the collective’s energy and impact 

BY Andrew Maerkle | 20 JAN 20

Iqra Tanveer’s quiet show at Grey Noise, Dubai, is full of puzzles and meditations

BY Skye Arundhati Thomas | 03 JAN 20

The video artist Li Ran’s return to painting, at Shanghai’s Aike gallery, is suffused by a sense of cinema

BY Alvin Li | 20 DEC 19