Asian Art Biennial Releases Artist List for Seventh Edition

Asian Art Biennial Releases Artist List for Seventh Edition

The seventh edition of the Asian Art Biennial, organized and hosted by National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts in Taichung and curated by multimedia artists Hsu Chia-Wei and Ho Tzu Nyen, has announced its full list of participating artists. Titled “The Strangers from Beyond the Mountain and the Sea,” the biennial will open on October 5 and take up themes of the international migration crisis, decolonization, Eastern philosophies, technology, and climate change. For the curators, the title refers not only to “travellers from distant lands, but also spirits, gods, shamans, foreign merchants, immigrants, minorities, colonists, smugglers, partisans, spies and traitors.” Strangers, they continue, “are mediums, through which other worlds may be communicated [and who] have the potential to propel and transform the very foundations of our cultures.”The full artist list is as follows:Korakrit Arunanondchai and Alex Gvojic (with boychild) (Thailand/ USA)Antariksa (Indonesia)Zuleikha Chaudhari (India)Charles Lim (Singapore)Shilpa Gupta (India)Roslisham Ismail/a.k.a ISE (Malaysia)Guo Fengyi (China)Chiang Kai-Chun (Taiwan)Chiu Chen-Hung (Taiwan)Ho Rui An (Singapore)Snow Huang/Against Again Troupe (Taiwan)Jiandyin (Jiradej Meemalai and Pornpilai Meemalai ) (Thailand)Hiwa K (Iraq)Lee Ufan (Korea)Liu Chuang (China)Liu Yu (Taiwan)Open Contemporary Art Center (Taiwan)+Lifepatch (Indonesia)Park Chan-Kyong (Korea)Timur Si-Qin (Germany)Gilad Ratman (Israel)Tcheu Siong (Laos)Wukir Survadi/Senyawa (Indonesia)Ting Chaong- Wen (Taiwan)Ming Wong (Singapore)Maya Watanabe (Netherlands/Peru)Wang Si-Shun (China)Yuichiro Tamura (Japan)Wang Hong-Kai (Taiwan)Yee I-Lann (Malaysia)Sawangwongse Yawnghwe (Burma)
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