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2017/10/13 | Mong Palatino

Malaysian's ‘Mother GAIA’ Artwork Calls for Environmental Protection

A new exhibit in Penang, Malaysia features the latest paintings of Jennifer Mourin, an artist known for actively promoting the protection of the environment through her art.

2017/10/03 | Nevin Thompson

Katsura Sunshine Brings the Japanese Art of Comic Storytelling to English-Language Audiences

The Canadian-born rakugo has taken his show on the road, performing in front of international audiences.

2017/07/01 | Saigoneer

Urban Art Flourishes in Cambodia Despite Challenges

Street art, and art in general, is an important part of healing for Cambodia and expanding people’s creative potential.  

2017/06/24 | Cristina Nualart

Pioneering Queer Artists Opening Vietnam to Gay Culture

Truong Tan’s breakout work might not have changed laws directly, but they certainly played a part in encouraging other artists to attempt resistance and overcome self-censorship.

2017/06/21 | ZiQing Low

Street Performers Juggle Regulations in Taiwan

The patronizing behavior of an adjudicator at Taipei’s street performer examination puts the spotlight on the grueling examination process and confusing regulations for busking in Taiwan.

2017/04/21 | James Baron

From Caracas to Taipei: The Strange World of Ignacio Huang

The life of the Taiwan-born Argentine actor spans across continents and cultures.

2017/03/20 | August Rick

Shanghai’s Maturing Art Market Shelters Galleries From the Storm

Amid a global economic downturn, China’s burgeoning contemporary art scene shows confidence in local talent.

2017/02/05 | Sarah Karacs

INTERVIEW: The Resurgence of Ink Art with Hong Kong’s Wilson Shieh

The News Lens talks to acclaimed artist Wilson Shieh, who fuses together traditional techniques to depict his singular vision of Hong Kong

2017/01/20 | Qian Jinghua

Gay Mom Asks China’s Congress to Allow IVF for Unmarried Women

Advocates say allowing procreation outside of marriage could boost lagging fertility rate.

2016/11/30 | Michael Beltran

FEATURE: Portrait of a Filipino Artist in Captivity

Juan Paolo Verzosa, his wife and hundreds like them are being used as a bargaining chip for the state to gain the upper hand in ongoing peace negotiation in the Philippines.

2016/11/18 | Olivia Yang

PHOTO STORY: Art Taipei 2016

The annual exhibition had 'fewer attendees, but better quality.'

2016/10/23 | Brian Hioe

EXHIBIT REVIEW: Taipei Biennial 2016

‘The Taipei Biennial 2016 not only fails to live up to its claimed aims, but in and of itself, does not cohere as an exhibition.’

2016/10/11 | Nathan Jubb

The Rags-to-Riches Artist Who Doesn’t Want Riches

From humble beginnings in rural China, ballpoint pen artist Ji Hongyan found fame while working in an university canteen.

2016/10/09 | Brian Hioe

OP-ED: Nuit Blanche, A Half-Hearted Attempt At Making Taipei Look Like An 'Artsy' City?

'Taipei’s hosting of Nuit Blanche seems like a half-hearted, commercialized attempt to make Taipei look like an artistic city when the actual creative centers of the city are at risk.'

2016/10/08 | Luke Spencer

Why The Hallmark Card Company Owns Thousands of Priceless Artworks

Exploring the modern art collection at Hallmark HQ in Kansas City.

2016/07/14 | Chang Shin-wei

Taiwanese Packaging Design Shines at International Design Awards

Innovative and practical Taiwan fish packaging design picks up nine international awards.