Asia’s first major LGBTQ exhibition is opening this week

In a historical move, the Museum of Contemporary Art, Taipei will be the first major-scale public institution in Asia to host an art exhibition entirely focused on the history and struggles faced by the continent’s LGBTQ community.

Spectrosynthesis – Asian LGBTQ Issues and Art Now has been in the works for over two years, and will showcase 51 creations by 22 artists hailing from Taiwan, Singapore, China and Hong Kong, as well as Chinese-American artists based in North America.

The MOCA Taipei website explains: “The exhibition represents the life stories and related issues of the post-war Chinese LGBTQ community as the artworks on view touch upon a profusion of subject matters such as identity, equality, exploitation by mass media, social predicaments, comments on individuals/groups, human desire, … Read the rest

Burning Man 2017 is as wild and amazingly artistic as you expected


Burning Man is always visual feast, and 2017 is no different. 

The annual desert-based pool of humanity is devoted to destroying barriers and letting go of the inhibitions surrounding work and competition, but every year there is nevertheless an upping of the ante when it comes to amazing art.

This year‘s batch of Burning Man visual spectacles are just as intensively innovative as in previous years. However, if you look closely, you’ll probably recognize at least a couple very Mad Max: Fury Road-inspired looks.  Read more…

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