Nalini Malani (1946~ )
Born in 1946,
Karachi, Undivided India. Lives and works in Bombay/Amsterdam.
For more than
four decades, Nalini Malani has in her experimental art addressed social,
political and societal issues surrounding the Indian subcontinent, including
the conflict between India and Pakistan, the abuse and rape of women, and the
struggle for democracy. Starting out as a painter, Nalini Malani was a pioneer
in India who broke out of the classical painting frame in the late eighties to
reach a wider audience, with installations, theatre, ephemeral wall drawings,
erasure performances and video/shadow plays.
Soungui KIM (1946~ )
Born in Buyeo,
Korea. Currently lives and works in France/Korea.
She is deeply
influenced by Buddhist thought, the philosophies of Lao-tse and Tchuang-tse,
investigation on language. Through her works, she explores the nature of time
and the play of language, and questions of life and art.
Shu Lea Cheang(1954~ )
Taiwan. Shu Lea Cheang is a multi-media artist who works in the fields of
net-based installation, social interface and film production.
Cheang is one
of the leading multimedia artists dealing with multidisciplinary studies. Her
work is unique in allowing viewer interaction. She is most noted for her
individual approach in the realm of art and technology, creatively
intermingling social issues with artistic methods.
Shahzia Sikander(1969~ )
Lahore, Pakistan. Lives and works in New York.
Sikander's pioneering practice takes Indo-Persian miniature painting as a point
of departure. She challenges the strict formal tropes of miniature painting as
well as its medium-based restrictions by experimenting with scale and media.
Such media include animation, video, mural, and collaboration with other
Shilpa Gupta(1976~ )
works in Mumbai, India Shilpa Gupta
is an interdisciplinary artist who uses from manipulated
found objects to photography, video, interactive computer-based
installation, and performance. Much of her works invite the audience to
participate in them. She employs a variety of media blurring the boundary
between art and ordinary life.
CAO FEI(1978~ )
Guanzhou, China. Based in Beijing and works internationally.
Cao Fei is
known for her multimedia installations and videos, and is acknowledged as one
of the key artists of a new generation emerging from Mainland China. She mixes
social commentary, popular aesthetics, and references to Surrealism in her
films and installations. Her works reflect on the rapid and chaotic changes
that are occurring in Chinese society today.
Tintin Wulia(1972~ )
Born in Bali,
Indonesia. Lives in Brisbane, Australia, and works internationally.
investigate the geopolitical borders that segregate our globalising world,
informed by interdisciplinary research in art and critical geopolitics. Through
interactive and participatory methodology she engages people in sociopolitical
relationship models to foster critical dialogues.