Ashley Bickerton at Gajah Gallery, Singapore; Chen Zhen at Galerie Perrotin, Paris; the 8 of Paths at Uferhallen, Berlin: Hans can Dijk: 500 Names at Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing; Lee Bul at Lehman Maupin, New York; Lee Mingwei at Mori Art Museum, Tokyo; Kan Yusada at Eykyn Maclean, New York; Paul Chan at Schaulager, Basel; Toby Zeigler at Simon Lee Gallery, Hong Kong; Zhang Hui at Long March Space, Beijing, by Martin Herbert.\nPoints of View: Bharti Lalwani on the 8th edition of Art Dubai; Esther Lu on the meeting preceding the 2015 Sharjah Biennial; J.J. Charlesworth on how contemporary art is driving the economy in Dubai; Mark Sladen on Hito Steyerl and artists using Tumblr; Du Qingchun on Joon-ho Bong's new science fiction action film Snowpiercer.\nGreat Collectors and Their Ideas: Wang Wei, one of China's biggest-spending Chinese art collectors with her husband Liu Yiqian, and founder of two private museums in Shanghai, talks to Aimee Lin. \n
Art Featured \n
Carsten Nicolai; Zhang Enli; Michael Joo; Performative practices in India; Time as a cultural construct, through the analysis of six films by contemporary Asian artists; Tatsuo Miyajima; Pierre Huyghe's and Philippe Parreno's Annlee project, a manga character they bought and then hired out to other artists, 'set' free as a character in one of her own works; Dieter Roelstraete and Anselm Franke on the exhibition in an essayistic rather than thematic form; Koki Tanaka's text-based Impossible Project. \n
Art Reviewed \n
Made in Commmons at Stedelijk Museum Bureau Amsterdam; Liu Wei at White Cube Mason's Yard, London; Subodh Gupta: Everything Is Inside at National Gallery of Modern Art, New Dehli; Naiza Khan: The Weight of Things at Koel Gallery, Karachi; Liang Yue: The Quiet Rooms at Shanghart H-Space, Shanghai; Liu Ding: Lake Washington at Antenna Space, Shanghai; Marrakech Biennale 5; Florian Pumhösl at Miguel Abreu Gallery, Eldrige and Orchard streets, New York; 3rd Colombo Art Biennale: Making History; Bienal Internacional de Arte Contemporáneo de Cartagena de Indias \n
Books: Disobedient Objects, edited by Catherine Flood and Gavin Grindon; Black Sun: Alchemy, Diaspora and Heterotopia, edited by Gerrie Van Noord; All Art is Political: Writings on Performative Art, by Sarah Lowndes; Book from the Ground: From Point to Point, by Xu Bing and The Book about Xu Bing's Book from the Ground, edited by Mathieu Borysevicz.
The Strip: Coco Wang
Off the record: Gallery Girl - in Cambodia\n