Voices and visions come alive: Asia Pacific video

Artists in the Asia Pacific region were quick to embrace the possibilities of video art as it first began to emerge, and the region is home to some of the world’s leading moving image artists. With techniques that range from the most basic use of a handheld video camera to elaborate, theatrical productions, video continues…

Asia Pacific video on Tour

Many of us find ourselves transfixed in front of a screen… watching video is now such a part of our daily life that it has become an everyday activity — given the variety of video works, QAGOMA’s current travelling exhibition just focuses on performance, experimentation and theatricality in video art from the 1960s to the…

Home with QAGOMA Exhibit: Artists I would isolate with…

All this time recently stuck indoors has had me thinking about artists along the lines of the ‘ultimate dinner party’ game where you dream up a list of people from throughout history that you would invite to a magnificent meal. Which artists, I have been wondering, would be most fun to bunker down with to…

Me, Myselfie and I, the art of self-portraiture

In the age of the selfie, self-portraiture continues to be a meaningful form of artistic expression. For hundreds of years, artists have created self-portraits as an intimate form of self affirmation, as a public statement about their identity, to showcase their skill, or to shape the way they are perceived. Such images are often self-conscious…