While the majority of the artists of Patani Semasa deal with the contentious politics of the region, they don’t propose solutions, or lean on simplistic answers.
An exhibition in Chiang Mai, Thailand contends with the pain and despair of life washed in economic disparity, genocide, war, and the complexities of nationhood.
The real subject of Displaced is the arbitrary means by which Muslims of Thailand and Myanmar are subjected to abhorrent violence.
HONG KONG — More than US$1 billion of art was for sale at Art Basel Hong Kong, according to insurer AXA ART. But the fair managed to look beyond sales, and also displayed a number of serious counterweights to the frenzied acquisitive impulse.