tagged: Southeast-Asia

Art Dubai: To buy or not to buy

by Sam Steverlynck
With a great deal of high-quality exhibitors and artworks, exciting satellite shows, and a breath-taking setting – imagine an overwhelming skyline, palm trees, and a relaxed, holiday-like atmosphere – Art Dubai can look back at a successful 8th edition. “This is one of the most globalized art fairs in the world,” says Antonia Carver, Art Dubai’s director. “One third of the artists are from the Arab countries and half of them are from the Middle East and Southeast Asia.” Thanks to its... [more]
Posted by Sam Steverlynck on 3/25/14

This Used to be My Favorite Palm Tree

by Ding Ren
A cluster of kites float lazily in the evening sky: a classic red diamond, a black dragonfly with a long tail, a painted orange fish with no eyes. Hand-made and taped together by children’s hands with a mix of plastic bags, tissue paper, and wooden sticks. It is my first evening in Padang Bai, a small fishing village on the East coast of Bali. I am standing on the third floor terrace of the Dharma Guesthouse looking out at a lush green mountainside and tracing the line connecting each kite back... [more]
Posted by Ding Ren on 7/24/13