The Middle East Institute’s latest exhibition features 14 Syrian artists who now live elsewhere and are trying to tackle the fallout of the decade-long civil war through their art.
Ai-Da, a humanoid AI robot created by Leeds engineers and named after mathematician Ada Lovelace, uses AI algorithms to create art works that comment on the current and future uses of artificial intelligence.
Istanbul Modern continues to make female artists visible in Turkey. The latest exhibition in the series is a solo show, A Place Called Earth by Selma Gurbuz, whose 35 year career is visualised through thematic stops.
Previously set to be held between February and May this year, the Alexis Gritchenko exhibition, featuring works between 1919 and 1921, was delayed due to the coronavirus. It will be open from now until November at Istanbul’s Mesher exhibition space.
Russian interference in Uzbekistan has led for a push to adopt Russian as an official language, but the move is having the opposite effect.
The ritualistic music scene has come to a halt. Online shows are trying to change the market dynamics, but its festive aspect of listening to live music is at stake.
The rules of isolation in the face of the coronavirus pandemic are less strict in Berlin than elsewhere in Germany, allowing people a chance to admire the works while out for a stroll.
Billie Eilish, Mariah Carey, Alicia Keys, and Dave Grohl opened their doors — literally — as the musicians performed from their homes for an hour-long benefit concert to raise money for those affected by the coronavirus crisis.
Backed by delicate piano, strings and muted drums, "Murder Most Foul" retells the shooting of the former US President John F Kennedy while describing the evolution of 1960s counterculture.
As northern Syria continues to be the theatre of a violent war waged by the Assad regime, many surviving artists on the ground are turning empty rocket and bullet shells into impressive artwork.
In panels of spare, black-and-white drawings, Shimizu tells the story of Mihrigul Tursun, a real Uighur woman who now lives in the United States and says she was beaten and detained in China for being a Uighur.
At just 12 years old, Xeo Chu is setting sales records with his colorful, abstract paintings, which are selling for more than $150,000 and are being compared to works by renowned American artist Jackson Pollock.
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