7th Asian Art Biennial looks to South-east Asia for works and inspiration

The exhibition, co-curated by Taiwan artist Hsu Chia-Wei and Singapore artist Ho Tzu-Nyen, is held at the National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts. It features 30 artists from 16 countries.
(From left) Singaporean artist Ho Tzu Nyen, director of National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts Lin Chi-Ming and Taiwanese artist-curator Hsua Chia-Wei at the media launch of the Asian Art Biennial on Nov 1, 2019.
(From left) Singaporean artist Ho Tzu Nyen, director of National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts Lin Chi-Ming and Taiwanese artist-curator Hsua Chia-Wei at the media launch of the Asian Art Biennial on Nov 1, 2019.ST PHOTO: ONG SOR FERN

TAICHUNG - Hunky men playing billiards in tight underwear, hipster fermented drinks at an open bar and heavy metal yowling by a rock singer are not usually associated with contemporary art.

But all these, and more, are on offer at the Asian Art Biennial organised by the National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts (NTMoFA) in Taichung.

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