Tuesday, January 8, 2013

ArtAsiaPacific Almanac 2013



Almanac 2013 Volume VIII

ArtAsiaPacific has completed another era: its second decade. In 1993, the art world in the Asia region seemed full of possibilities, or bleak with a lack of them—depending on your perspective. Today, the region is enjoying a cultural renaissance and is the most happening place to be. New museums and galleries continue to be launched or construction is underway, art schools are expanding with more aspiring artists, while alternative art spaces push boundaries of experimentation across Asia and the Middle East. All of this leads to more opportunities for artists, curators and proponents of civil societies that respect creativity and freedom of expression. At the same time, other institutions have extended their censorship with increased budgets for surveillance. All of these indicators—some positive, others regressive—are carefully traced in the Almanac ... visit the BOLG http://www.artasiapacific.com/Blog

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