Arts & Culture

KNITerature – Solo Exhibition of Movana Chen

KNITerature – Solo Exhibition of Movana Chen

Hong Kong based artist fuses art and fashion with recycled magazine papers Text and Photography: Sylvia Le Dung While it’s not unprecedented to see clothes made out of paper (legendary Japanese designer Issey Miyake immediately comes to mind), Hong Kong based artist Movana Chen was probably the first one to make clothing out of shredded(…)

Contemporary and Modern Art Galore: Gillman Barracks

Contemporary and Modern Art Galore: Gillman Barracks

The Lion City inches closer to becoming a top art hub in Asia  Words and Photos | Sylvia Le Dung While the 10-minute walk from the Labrador Park MRT station to Gillman Barracks is as uneventful as it gets, the site itself is anything but. The Stylish Gillman Barracks, which opened in September 2012, is(…)

Blue Frog Jazzes Up Mumbai City

Blue Frog Jazzes Up Mumbai City

Blue Frog lounge adds a new dimension to entertainment in Mumbai The Blue Frog lounge, opened in Mumbai a couple of years ago, aims to provide established as well as up and coming musicians with a platform to showcase their talents. Founded by a quintet of well-known personalities from the advertising, music and banking worlds, this sleek(…)

Love Comes to Tokyo in the Form of Art

Love Comes to Tokyo in the Form of Art

Credit: Fiona M. King Arguably best known as the title of one of the most popular Beatles songs, “All You Need is LOVE” is the name of the latest exhibition to hit Tokyo’s Mori Art Museum. As a celebration of the 10th anniversary of Roppongi Hills and Mori Art Museum, the All You Need is(…)

Art for all at the Asia Contemporary Art Show 2013

Art for all at the Asia Contemporary Art Show 2013

The second edition of the Asia Contemporary Art Show 2013 opens to the public today. This show, which is being hosted over four floors of the luxurious J.W. Marriot hotel in Hong Kong, serves as an important satellite event to the inaugural Art Basel Hong Kong, also taking place this weekend. This art fair has(…)

Dubai to Welcome Art From Around the World

Dubai to Welcome Art From Around the World

Morocco to the Moon children’s workshop 2012 Artist : Zid Zid Kids and Yto Barrada  Courtesy : Art Dubai Art Dubai 2013 Last year, Art Dubai welcomed over 22,000 visitors and hosted 75 galleries from over 30 countries and the 2013 version will likely be no different. The seventh annual Art Dubai will be held at the stunning(…)

Review: Asia Hotel Art Fair 2013

Review: Asia Hotel Art Fair 2013

Asian art to the fore-front  The Asia Hotel Art Fair 2013 features the participation of sixty-three leading galleries from all over Asia and beyond, as it showcases more than 3000 works of established and emerging contemporary artists Photography by Sylvia Le Dung Hong Kong’s luxe Mandarin Oriental hotel, which is celebrating its Golden Jubilee this(…)

Biggest Names in Art Making Their Way to Hong Kong

Biggest Names in Art Making Their Way to Hong Kong

Damien Hirst Supreme Being 2012 Damien Hirst, Asia Hotel Art Fair (AHAF) come to HK Hong Kong, get ready for some art! For the next three months, Hong Kong will play home to exhibitions by some of the world’s most well known artists. First up, the Asia Hotel Art Fair (AHAF), which runs from February 22-24(…)