Exhibitions & Programs in Asia

Asia-Based Venues


Vikram Divecha: Warehouse Project
Exhibition | Through June 11th
Vikram Divecha’s “Warehouse Project” blurs the distinction between Alserkal Avenue as a cultural community and the industrial area that surrounds it, conflating art, commerce and commodities. The artist has bartered the exhibition space given to him with a general trading company requiring storage facilities, in exchange for the goods to be exhibited.MAP


Yin-Ju Chen: Liquidation Map
Sydney Bienniale 2016

Installation Viewing | Through June 5th
A series of works that reexamines and investigates political genocides and massacres in recent Asian history from an occult angle, fusing astrology and astronomy.MAP


Chou Yu-Cheng
Opening Reception | June 24th
Exhibition | Through August 13th
The first major solo show in Hong Kong for contemporary Taiwanese artist, Chou Yu-Cheng, whose multidisciplinary work acts as a subtle critique of mass media, institutions and the mechanisms that produce them. Through his selective conversations, Chou shapes a minimal yet deliberate set of intellectual and aesthetic tricks, which play on the properties of art, object and space.MAP

EXHIBIT 320 (New Delhi)
Bourne & Shepherd: Figures in Time
Exhibition | Through June 10th
An exhibition of 19th century vintage photographs sourced from the rich photographic holdings of MAP (Museum of Art & Photography, Bangalore), featuring a range of landscapes, architectural views and portraits by the photographers Samuel Bourne, Charles Shepherd and the Bourne & Shepherd studio.MAP


Exhibition | Through July 31st
The gallery’s inaugural exhibition in Berlin, features works by Heba Amin, Burçak Bingöl, Azade Köker, Şükran Moral, Imran Qureshi and Walid Siti, on the occasion of Gallery Weekend. The works on view explore the hybridity of city life and how identity is shaped by the architecture of one’s locale.MAP

INK STUDIO (Beijing)
Li Jin: Being
Exhibition | Through August 28th
“Being” presents Li Jin’s new series of large-scale monochrome ink paintings of human figures and food. Executed in a boldly gestural and expressive manner, the paintings are a radical departure from the colorful and detailed scenes of sensory pleasures for which he is best known, and inaugurate a new phase in his career.MAP


Roppongi Crossing 2016: My Body, Your Voice
Exhibition | Through July 10th
Staged by the museum triennially since 2004, Roppongi Crossing is an ongoing series offering a comprehensive survey of the wide spectrum of Japanese contemporary art. The 5th edition features different methods of art production by 20 artist groups, selected by the curators from Japan, South Korea and Taiwan, to examine the relationship between society and art today.

MAM Screen 003: Crossing Visions – Japanese Landscapes Seen from Outside
Screenings | Through July 10th
The third edition of the video screening series, features video works selected by the four co-curators of “Roppongi Crossing 2016: My Body, Your Voice”, to examines Japan from a variety of diverse perspectives, focusing on landscapes of Japan as seen by overseas artists.MAP


Shi Jin-Song: A Personal Design Show
Exhibition | Through June 11th
Highlighting Shi’s prolific design practice, developed over the course of 10 years. The artist’s understanding of design transcends aesthetics to examine metaphysical concepts such as morals and ethics, political systems and faith to showcase culture and civilization as “designed” products of human history.MAP